Detox 360–body work

Colon cleansing, detox, fasting–do they really work?  The answer is a resounding “maybe.” There are many who swear by colon cleanses.  Arthritis to acne, belly aches to belly flab–many feel these cleanses are essential to maintaining well-being. What does the medical community have to say?  http://www.mayoclinic.com “Colon Cleansing:  Is it helpful or harmful?” Colon cleanses are required…

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Detox 360–are we there yet?

Cleaning up your act.  Not for the faint of heart. The real question is–are you ready?  Better yet–how ready are you?  Commitments are dangerous ground to tread.  The very nature of the word implies “something you have to stick to.” Both in my career as a nurse, now as a nurse personal trainer, I now know what separates want…

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Detox 360

My clients are those most personal trainers would not seek.  However, as a registered nurse, my background is helpful in meeting their unique challenges. Few are interested in detox.  Yet when I explain “my take” on detox and “master cleanse,” interest is sparked. As I wrote in my previous post, “Clean up your act..” detox to me is…

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Clean up your act….

Have you ever wondered if cleanses and detoxes are worth the bother?  Not to mention the unpredictability it may wreak during your work day? If you haven’t exacted the less than warm and fuzzy effects of detox/cleanses on your body, should you?  Perhaps.  However, my idea is not limited to a little lemon juice and cayenne pepper.  Pricey supplements (some will run upwards…

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Do I really need to be gluten free?

Gluten–another term we need to add to the “bad word” food vocabulary?  Let’s see–there’s sugar, in ever-increasing circles dairy, and now gluten. Last post, I wanted to dispel the myths behind the big “O.” Organic only foodies have made the rest of us feel not only lacking in education, but find it necessary on some sites,…

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Behind the myth of the big “O”

Recently I posted “Judging me, judging you.”  This is a follow-up to that–breaking ground and dispelling myths surrounding the big “O.”  The big “O” here meaning–organic produce. http://nytimes.com “Stanford Scientists Cast Doubt on Advantages of Organic Meat and Produce.”   I’m sure there are those of you reading this that have reasons for buying strictly organic.  That is…

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