The Power of Mindfulness in Health and Weight Loss

By Annie Berryhill

Until recently, I thought that the act of being mindful was something rooted in WooWoo/New Age thinking and avoided it with conviction. But that was a mistake because mindfulness is a useful tool for humans no matter what their spirituality (or lack thereof).   Mindfulness said another way is simple AWARENESS. That is noticing something…

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10 Tips for Transformation

By Annie Berryhill

True transformation, whether you want to change yourself into a higher version of yourself that looks, thinks or believes differently about your life, all include certain steps that all of us must take on the journey Let’s face it, a transformation is exciting, and although we see and appreciate a transformation in other people, we…

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How to Get a Grip on Runaway Thoughts and Habits

By Annie Berryhill

How do you handle shifts and changes in your life? Are you the kind of person that finds themeselves getting wrapped around the axle, trying to control everything in life, or do you just go with the flow like a happy, little jellyfish, floating in the warm ocean? It actually only matters how you handle…

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Nutrition Strategies: What to Do When You Blow It…

By Annie Berryhill

I’m gonna be real here…. I am NOT 100% on track with my eating or exercise all the time (GASP)!   Nope, and sometimes I get started off the rails and rather than getting off the minute I see what’s happening, I go faster, harder and deeper into the dark side of food. But somehow,…

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Success Is Gonna Cost Ya

By Annie Berryhill

Have you ever wanted a pair of shoes, or a new car? I mean, REALLY wanted it, like REAL-BAD, have-it-or-die? Did you walk into the shoe store or the dealership, point at the object of that obsession and simply walk out the door with it?   Nope..never happens. Why?   Because what we want is…

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Spicy Gluten-Free Salmon Cakes

By Annie Berryhill

Spicy Gluten-Free Salmon Cakes A gluten-free alternative to regular crab cake recipes, with a spicy twist. What I love about these is that it can easily be modified to use canned tuna (I like the water version), or canned salmon, or even fresh, canned crab. I like to make extra so I have them handy…

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Intermittent Fasting

By Annie Berryhill

“Everything old is new again” So in recent years, there is a “new” rage in the nutrition community, and it centers around the concept of fasting. But, fasting, in any form is not actually new. Fasting is going without a food or a group of foods or food at all for a period of time.…

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Hydration and Electrolytes

By Annie Berryhill

Sometimes when people begin their Ketogenic or LCHF journey, they will experience some unpleasant effects. As your body transitions from a ┬ásugar-burning metabolism to a fat-burning one, you may have some symptoms pop up. You could feel tired, headache-y, dehydrated or flu-ish. Much of this has to do with detoxing from sugar (which the body…

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Track and Journal

By Annie Berryhill

Quick, write down what you had for dinner 7 days ago? Could you do it? Bet you couldn’t, but don’t worry, most people can’t do it either. The point here is that as much as it can be a pain in the behind, tracking what you put in your mouth has the power to make…

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Plan and Prep Your Food

By Annie Berryhill

“Fail to Plan, You’ll Plan to Fail” I’ll admit, I am a little bit of a planner, I like to stay ahead of things so I reduce uncomfortable surprises like HUNGER or running out of food or having to make food when I am strapped for time. It always leads me to making bad eating…

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