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  • Carbohydrates Matter In September 2002, the National Academies Institute of Medicine recommended that people focus on getting more good carbs with fiber into their diet. The following statements are based on information given in the report: To meet the body’s daily nutritional needs while minimizing risk for chronic disease, adults should get 45% to 65% of their calories from carbohydrates, 20% to 35% from fat, and 10% to 35% from protein. There is only one ... read more
  • How does one own their life? It’s time for us to stand up and be accountable for the life we are living. I love the saying “what comes around goes around.” Why? Because we are all living life and learning to live in this life, we all go through the same things, just differently. We perceive things different, we interpret our stories different, we are all here trying to make sense of it all. Perhaps ... read more
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    Things to remember in learning to fuel the body for optimal health and performance. We need to clean up your food and learn to eat foods that are working with YOUR body and not against it. Eating whole, unprocessed foods with a rich complement of fat and other nutrients is not unhealthy. OVEREATING refined carbohydrates is. The goal is optimal health and quality of life. Things to remember when choosing foods: KEEP it simple Nothing ... read more
  • What is Recovery and why do we need to do recovery work? These are two very important questions that need to be discussed and looked at. First let’s define Recovery. Recovery is what we do to sustain mental, emotional and physical balance in our daily lives. We need to fuel and hydrate the body, we need to rest the body, and we need to stretch and allow the body to repair. Our bodies are under ... read more