Midlife Fat loss: How Not to Spend all Your Time in the Bathroom.

Jill was becoming a nutrition all-star. As one of my dedicated midlife clients, she was passionate about consistently attending workouts and fueling her body for health. Recently she confided in me that she was doing everything  ‘right’ and feeling awful. Every day she had a blended protein bowl packed with green lettuces and fruit. Midday, she chose a huge salad …

7 Alternatives to Calorie Counting (that actually work) for Fat Loss

Calories. As a midlifer, you already know that we must be in a calorie deficit to drop fat. But did you know calorie estimations are grossly inaccurate on personal devices, online food trackers and even nutrition labels*? *The 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA)  allows for a margin of error of up to 20 percent—for the stated value versus actual …

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating: 4 Reasons Why it Works Better than Dieting

Intuitive Eating is how we are wired to eat instinctively. In this post I am going to give you 4 reasons why Intuitive Eating will end your perpetual diet cycle, but first a story: When I was working as a freelance hairdresser to pay for college (I was licensed in New York state) a cuban woman, and friend of my …

The Best Exercises for People over 40

I was shown an omen and I took notice. I must share it with all midlife women. Many of my friends and I have been consistent with exercise for all of our adult lives. Over the years we dabbled in a variety exercise modalities, and what was most effective in our childbearing years was consistency. It did not matter much …

5 Tips to Stop You From Overeating

I have a story to share about some mistakes I’ve made along my journey, and also the 5 tips that saved me from oveating in social settings. Napa Valley Feasts On our first trip to Napa Valley California. My husband and I had reservations at some epic restaurants and vineyards. During this trip, I went to sleep on numerous evenings …

Belgian Endive Salad for Simple Summer Eating!

This salad will be a hit at your next Summer Sorie Everyone knows that salads are a refreshing hot weather meal and the easiest way to fill 50% of your plate with veggies. But pre-bagged salad that maybe gets a few quick tomatoes bottled dressing can get pretty boring. Save those tomatoes for a Sunday sauce and take this to …

Avoid these 7 Food to get rid of Belly Bloat

This is an embarrassing story, and I am sharing it so that those who suffer from embarrassing and painful belly bloat can get some relief. I was backstage, at a physique show waiting for my group to be called for judging, and suddenly my belly ballooned out in a painful bulge. I had prepared for over a year for this …

The Vacation Eating Guide

Recently our son and his bride celebrated a fairy-tale wedding. I have been looking at the photos from family and friends and replaying the entire 4 day weekend over and over in my brain. PS- I hid my phone in an off-site location during the entire wedding so I could enjoy and capture the memories in real time without squinting …

Who are Protein Powders Right for?

Photo by Oleh Palamarchuk from Pexels Let me tell you a story about two sisters who actively pursue a healthy lifestyle. Each sister has unique goals, but the they both share lifetime goal of maintaining a metabolism that supports a healthy body. One sister relied on primarily of meat seafood and dairy products for her protein source during her 100 …