Archive for Adrenal Health

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Mini Muffins (gluten, dairy and soy free)

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These super moist mini muffins were a big hit at the Palm Springs Eating and Living Groups 2nd Annual Garden Party. Being new to the Palms Springs area, this was a perfect opportunity to introduce myself and the Eating For Wellness gluten free philosophy to the Foodie community. Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Mini Muffins (gluten, dairy and soy free)” »

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Are My Goal Jeans Really My Size?

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These jeans have been hanging from my bedroom door since January 2010

These jeans have been hanging from my bedroom door since January 2010

 

A few posts ago, I shared some before pictures that were taken this past July at 162.2 pounds. This morning I weighed in at 150.4 and nearing my goal! But what is my goal??? Maybe a little background about my weight loss journey will help answer that question. Continue reading “Are My Goal Jeans Really My Size?” »

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7 Day Meal Plan For Adrenal Fatigue

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Tips and Tricks for Success

 

  • Start each day with 2 cups of hot water with juice of one lemon and a dash or two of cayenne pepper—can be sweetened with xylitol or stevia, if necessary
  • Salads can be made with any type of lettuce or greens, cabbage, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, sunflower/pumpkin seeds and sprouts, carrots or any other fresh organic vegetable.
  • Coconut oil should be used for all hot preparations; olive oil can be used for salads and cold preparations

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Adrenal Fatigue Part II – What To Do if You Have it!

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When dealing with adrenal fatigue, the primary goal of your meal plan is to focus on blood sugar regulation and adequate protein intake to provide the material necessary to synthesize hormones, neurotransmitters and enzymes as well as build lean muscle tissue. There are certain targeted nutrients that work together as co-factors to catalyze the recovery process that will also be discussed. Continue reading “Adrenal Fatigue Part II – What To Do if You Have it!” »

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Adrenal Fatigue: Wired but Tired

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Adrenal fatigue is a collection of signs and symptoms, known as a “syndrome,” that results when the adrenal glands function, but not at their optimal level. Most commonly associated with intense or prolonged stress, it can also arise during or after acute or chronic infections, especially respiratory infections such as influenza, bronchitis or pneumonia (Pick 2011). Continue reading “Adrenal Fatigue: Wired but Tired” »

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