Detox

5 x 5 Reset

Are you low on energy? Are you craving candy and sugary desserts? Want to kick your soda habit to the curb but don’t know where to start? Do you need a boost to jump start your weight loss? Or have you hit a plateau and need that extra push to get you moving closer to your goal? Maybe you are always sick, feel run down, and tired all the time? Brain in a fog? Having trouble focusing? Memory issues..like where you left your keys? Maybe it’s the belly fat or bloating that won’t go away! The 5×5 Reset Plan is designed to help you kickstart a healthier, leaner you. It will help you reset your cravings, sleep better, feel more energized and lose a few pounds all without going hungry. Anyone can do something for five days, right? Just go to nutrisystem.com to see how it will help you.  …

Eating Healthy

Summer Slim Down Challenge

Ok Momma, have you been hiding out in your yoga pants and baggy sweatshirts? Did you dig out your shorts and ummm, swim suit and have a melt down because your summer clothes were just a bit too tight? Do you need MORE energy to chase after your kiddos on Summer Vacation? JOIN ME in the Healthy Mahma Summer Slim Down Challenge!  June 15th-July 13th If you’ve been wondering, “what is the best waist trainer“, well, the answer is – nutrition! Correct, but not boring and still delicious, nutrition. Together, let’s start getting those extra pounds and inches melting away! In the Summer Slim Down Challenge I will focus on Simplicity Boosting your metabolism Losing the RIGHT kind of weight (from FAT not Muscle) Getting your body lean, fit and healthy! Exercise that doesn’t require you be a superhero to get started! Keeping you accountable, focused and on track! Support,…

Eating Healthy

HEALTHY HEART EVENT

    Heart Disease is the #1 Killer in men and women in the US! I will NOT leave you without HOPE though! The American Heart Association says that 80% of all heart disease is PREVENTABLE! Go back and re read that last statement.  That means that YOU have a lot of CONTROL over your heart health! It CAN be confusing and overwhelming! You can get tons of BAD information along the way! Let’s keep it simple and learn what you can do to protect your heart! Myself, Kim Waggoner, Registered Nurse and Wanda Cullison, Registered Dietitian will be tag teaming to host Healthy Heart Events! We will also featuring the Shaklee Smart Heart Regimens at 30% OFF! And teaching you how you can incorporate SAFE supplementation in your nutrition plan! WEAR RED for extra discounts!   3 Dates, 3 Locations but same message! Tuesday, February  24th 7pm  in  Etna…

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Vitamin D, The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D, “The Sunshine Vitamin” Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because it is manufactured by your skin when it is exposed to the UVB rays from the sun. It does not naturally occur in your body and must come from outside sources like the sun, food and supplements.  According to the US National Center for Disease and Prevention about 67% of Americans are vitamin D deficient. Why is Vitamin D so important? There are many ways that vitamin D is crucial in your body. Vitamin D helps calcium absorption. This is important for bone density and strength. This directly prevents against osteoporosis and fractures. If you have been told to take calcium, pair it with Vitamin D to make it more effective.  Vitamin D helps the immune system to function properly. It regulates how you fight off the common cold and other viral or bacterial infections. Lower…

Health Tips

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

From http://www.webmd.com Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that promises great health benefits, yet most adults fall short. By Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD WebMD Expert Column Vitamin D is a star nutrient these days, as research links it to numerous health benefits. Studies suggest vitamin D may go beyond its well-established role in bone health and reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, and more. What makes vitamin D unique is that it is a vitamin and also a hormone your body can make from the sun. Despite the ability to get vitamin D from food and the sun, an estimated 40%-75% of people are deficient. Why? Vitamin D is not abundant in our food choices and the sun is not a reliable source for everyone. Many factors affect the skin’s ability to produce vitamin D, including season, time of day, latitude, air pollution, cloud cover, sunscreen, body parts exposed, color, and age. Dermatologists recommend using sunscreen and getting vitamin D from…