Do you read food labels and ingredients on your food purchases? If you don't, then it is a habit you should start. It is important to get a good idea of what you are eating and what is in the food you are buying. The reason I say 'idea' is because … [Read more...]
5 Date Night Ideas
Who doesn't love a good date night?! I know it is such a crucial time spent with my husband to recharge and just forget about the stress of life for a couple of hours. I know for some, while you are on the Ideal Protein plan, date nights can be a … [Read more...]
Thinking about giving up?
You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off of your face. —Gatorade Thinking about giving up? There are many reasons why we should never take the easy way out especially during the Holidays and here are a … [Read more...]
You Are What You Think???
Much of our battle with weight issues is mental. We are many times unaware of what we are saying to ourselves and how it may help or sabotage us in our desire to obtain and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are dealing with stresses at work, … [Read more...]
4 weeks till Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! It seems like the holiday season comes earlier and earlier every year! It is only 4 weeks away. So, let’s start planning and thinking ahead and setting some goals. Go get a piece of paper or calendar, your … [Read more...]
Fighting the Flab
Do you ‘believe you can fly?’ Are you finding that you have some areas that seem more flabby now that you have lost weight?! Do you spread out your arms and literally think, hmm, I really could fly with these arms. Well, when you lose a … [Read more...]
Inflammation and Your Weight
Inflammation is a word mostly associate with injuries; you have sprained ankle and it is puffy and swollen = inflammation. When that happens, your body is actually healing itself and repairing damaged tissues and cells. Inflammation can also be a … [Read more...]
Are you a Lifetime Dieter or Lifetime Eater?
At Ideal Health Now –WE DO NOT WANT LIFETIME DIETERS! Our goal is to help you become a LIFETIME EATER and ENJOY a HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH REAL FOOD! We can bounce to the latest diet fad or pill, but only when we learn and put to … [Read more...]
Life 101: Ripped at 80
My husband was telling me a story that he heard on the radio. It was about a 70 year old man that is quite extraordinary. This 70 year old man regularly participates in the sport stand-up paddle boarding. Paddling boarding is a sport where the … [Read more...]
Magnesium – What’s the big deal?
Green leafy Vegetables are a great source of Magnesium, yum! Magnesium is actually a very, very big deal! You cannot function at 100% if you are deficient in magnesium! There is a reason you take magnesium in the supplements through … [Read more...]