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Here come the Holidays! How not to Gain Weight …

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By Lorrie Karn, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer and Lifestyle Educator It happens every year…. You blink twice and the holiday season is on your doorstep. Along with that comes holiday parties, get-togethers, shopping outings, and the stress of navigating busy schedules. When our time is in high demand, it’s easy to succumb to behaviors that can […]

How to Choose the Right Fitness Class

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By Giselle Aguiar, From the Patient’s Point of View with Lorrie Karn, Personal Trainer, Nutritionist and Lifestyle Educator One of major lifestyle changes I made since returning from putting my bedridden mom in a nursing home was join a gym. I’ve tried some of the major chains and personally, I just didn’t like them. I […]

What You Need to do that may Prevent Dementia & Alzheimer’s

Healthy Aging Dementia & Alzheimer's May Be Preventable

I started thinking my mom was “not quite right” when in one phone call, she told me the same story 4 times. That was a year ago. She’s going to be 95 this October and she’s bedridden in a nursing home in Puerto Rico and her condition was completely preventable. As I do more research […]

What You Need to do When a Food You Love Hates you Back

What You Need to do When a Food You Love Hates you Back

Dr. Matt French loves cheese. All types. The problem is that cheese doesn’t love him back. He has a food sensitivity to cheese and most dairy. It’s not necessarily an allergy, like if someone who’s allergic to peanuts or shellfish eats some and goes into anaphylactic shock. But it’s your body reacting to one or […]

Revealing the Best Way to Lose Weight, Look and Feel Better!

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Have you made ever a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? How about to eat healthier? Exercise more? How’d it work out for you?  More than likely you started gung ho with a gym membership (or actually bought a piece of exercise equipment). Furthermore, you got the latest diet book and did pretty well for […]

Think Organics are Costly? Not Here! How about $3?

Think Organics are Costly? Not Here! How about $3?

We know that we need to read the labels of all the products we buy to make sure that there aren’t any hidden ingredients that might be harmful to us and our families. You want to buy organics, but they are usually more expensive. Introducing Brandless Organics for Just $3. Remember when generic products first came […]

Detox or Cleanse? There’s a Difference that You Need to Know

Detox or Cleanse? There's a Difference that You Need to Know

By Lorrie Karn, Certified Nutritionist and Lifestyle Educator With the holidays on our doorstep, buzzwords like ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse’ start to circle in conversations. It’s important to first understand the difference between the two… What is a cleanse? A cleanse is a purging of the colon which can rid the body of congested waste matter […]

Healthy Benefits of the Cool Weather! Hike Scenic Lookout Mountain

Healthy Benefits of the Cool Weather! Hike Scenic Lookout Mountain

Phoenix residents have been patiently waiting for the cooler temperatures to arrive. It’s time to get outside and go hiking! That’s one of the benefits of living in Phoenix – we’ve got such a selection of hiking trails from easy to difficult all over the Valley. Hike Lookout Mountain Lookout Mountain is located just south […]

10 Weight Loss Tricks to Help You Detox and Lose Weight Fast

10 Weight Loss Tricks to Help You Detox and Lose Weight Fast

40 pounds lost in 4 months! I NEVER want to see the 150s again! (Related: The Start of my Weight Loss Journey) Weight loss is not easy. Think about it. It took some years of bad food, exercise and lifestyle choices to get you as unhealthy as you are today. It’s going to take some […]

When You Want A More Challenging Hike for a Great Cardio Workout

When You Want A More Challenging Hike for a Great Cardio Workout

Once you’re tired of the easy trails in the Phoenix area, I recommend trying the Trail #60 hike. It’s a bit more challenging and you get a decent cardio workout. Hike the Phoenix North Mountains in less than an hour! When I was less fit (aka 40 lbs. fatter), this hike used to take me […]

 
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