Category: Food & Nutrition

Eating Mindfully to help with Weight Loss

Colleen Juarez February 4, 2018 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body

Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you eat you don’t even taste what your eating? By not noticing the texture, taste or even that you may already be full before putting another bite in your mouth you often eat more that what your body really needs. As a young person food was an unhealthy […]

Walk Your Way Through The Holidays

Colleen Juarez December 3, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

    The key to keeping the weight off during the busy holiday season is to keep it simple. There is nothing better than an easy workout that helps you burn fat and has low impact on your joints. Walking is a great way to maintain your exercise routine while your busy with those additional […]

It’s Your Life- Taking Control of Diabetes

Colleen Juarez November 5, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health

November is National Diabetes Month. There isn’t a cure yet for diabetes, but a healthy lifestyle can really reduce its impact on your life. What you do every day makes a difference: eating a healthy diet, being physically active, taking medicines if prescribed, and keeping health care appointments to stay on track. Both of my parents […]

Time to Get Real About Fighting Breast Cancer

Colleen Juarez October 9, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body

Laurie Mileur is one of my clients and a special lady.  Her recent article about breast cancer written for our local paper helped me become better informed as I hope it will for you too! October’s arrival brings scarecrows and (cringe) a profusion of pink ribbons and products to remind us it is (teeth gritting) […]

Hydration and Your Health!!

Colleen Juarez September 10, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body, outdoors

  Our recent heat wave caught me by surprise not realizing how dehydrated I actually was. After a usual bike ride I quickly noted I was suffering from heat exhaustion.  I know I know…  every cell, tissue and organ needs water to function correctly however, I was not paying careful attention to my bodies signals […]

The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

Colleen Juarez August 29, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Mind & Body, outdoors

I recently took a three day backpacking trip to Yosemite. I know… your wondering how crazy is that? Probably thinking… doesn’t she get enough exercise? After all that is her line of work! Well yes, I do get plenty of exercise but I love being outside and when I exercise outside I find it can […]

Inflammation and the Food Connection

Colleen Juarez August 13, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health, Mind & Body
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  Lately I have been keeping busy going to family gatherings, taking a travel vacation and simply just trying to make more time to play i.e. cycling, gardening and backpacking…This sometimes creates additional stress for me since it includes more planning and rescheduling of my already busy calendar. These stresses can raise the level of […]

4 Things You Shouldn’t Skip After a Workout!

Colleen Juarez July 11, 2017 Exercise, Food & Nutrition, Health

After a workout most of us head home have a bite to eat and go on with our day. But there are a few things we all should do to make our workout sessions count from beginning to end. How you eat and what you do in the hours following exercise can dramatically impact whether […]

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