Healthy Living Travel Diary

A Nutrition Coach's Blog on Healthy Travel

Francis Coppola Winery in Sonoma

One of my favorite things to do when travelling to San Francisco is to tour the vineyards in Sonoma. We decided to spend an afternoon at Francis Coppola Winery…

Easy Avocado Toast And Egg Breakfast

 Breakfast is one of my favorite meals because it is easy to make, and most important meal of the day. Starting the day off right gives me the energy to going as well as gives me the will power to ward off junk food. I love making avocado toast. It is such an easy...

Why Checking Email Hurts Creativity

Are you addicted to your email? 80% of smartphone users check their mobile devices within 15 minutes of waking up each morning. The problem with checking email first thing in the morning is it clutters your brain with things that may appear urgent, but are not truly important….

Make the Most of Each Day

Each morning we wake up and we are faced with a new day.  In order to make the most of each day, you have to stop holding on to the issues that are holding us back.  It could be hurt feelings, or anger at a friend or family member.  Perhaps you are still mad at...

Healthy Energy Drinks Homemade

Why spend $4 on energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster when you can make your healthy energy drinks HOMEMADE own for pennies?  In this video, Allison Ramsey, a Natural Health Practitioner, shares with us her favorite DIY Homemade Natural Energy Drink Recipe. Besides,...

Dangers of Waist Training

Kim Kardashian do it.  Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi do it.  But should you do it?  No, we are not talking about making a sex video.  We are talking about waist training.   There's alot of people waist training but does it do more harm than good?  Here's the real truth on...

Why You Should Not Calorie Count

To count or not to count... that is the question.  I firmly believe If you are trying to lose weight, you should not calorie count because it could could be hurting your weight loss progress. With all the fitness bands out there like Fitbit and apps like Myfitnesspal,...

Total Body Workout For Women – 6 Minutes

Want to tighten and tone your entire body under 6 minutes?  Try my new fat burning workout!  This short total body workout for women will build lean muscles while keeping your heart rate up so you will burn fat, burn calories and increase metabolism.  If you are...

Eating Healthy on the Road

Living a healthy lifestyle involves planning ahead.  To make healthy meals at home involves meal planning for the week, grocery shopping, cooking, and preparing your meals in advance.  Whether you are trying to get in shape, lose weight or just maintain a...

How to Prevent Catching Cold or Flu

It seems like everyone around me is either sick, getting sick, or recovering from being sick.  Short of staying home and being a hermit, how do you prevent catching cold or flu? In this video, I'll go over my Cold & Flu Prevention Kit.  I use these items to help...

What is Krav Maga?

Ever get tired of just going to the gym?   I know I sure do.  One of my favorite ways keep myself active and mix things up is to take classes.  I recently started taking Krav Maga and I love how it mixes fitness in with self defense.  What is Krav Maga?  Krav Maga is...

Beginner Yoga for Stress Relief

With the holidays around the corner, things can get stressful pretty quickly.  Being stressed out is not only harmful for you mentally, but stress also causes weight gain.  Cortisol, the hormone your body release when you are stressed, causes an increase in appetite. ...

Why Confidence is Sexy

Confidence is a really attractive quality in a man or a woman.  It doesn’t matter what size you are, whether you think you are attractive or not. Here is a real life example of why confidence is sexy. I was at a country bar with a group of co-workers when one of the...

Gluten Free Candy

Halloween is around the corner and there will be candy.  But if you are gluten sensitive, what candy is safe for you to eat?  If you are suffering from gluten allergies or gluten sensitivity, you are not alone.  About six percent of the US population, an estimate of...