Cheat Meals

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Tim Shevlin Bonita Springs

I get a lot of questions about cheat meals, are they good for you, are they bad for you, do I have to have a cheat meal? There is no straight answer to those questions, it all depends on the type of cheat meal. If we are looking strictly at weight loss, and not looking at health at all, then … Read More

Death by Plastic Water Bottle

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Tim Shevlin Bonita

Every once in a while there is a report on the news about leaving your plastic water bottles in the car and how dangerous it is. The problem with that statement, is that the damage has already been done. Water is packaged into plastic bottles at many different locations around the world, from that point the water bottles are put … Read More

The Keto Diet Is Not A Good Choice, Unless You Are An Eskimo

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Tim Shevlin Bonita Springs FL

the keto diet is essentially a high-fat, medium protein, extremely low carbohydrate diet. The keto diet has gained popularity in the past few years because of its weight loss potential. The reason people drop weight very quickly while on the keto diet is because the body has to metabolize fats and proteins and transform them into glucose for the body … Read More

Choosing Healthy Junk Food

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Tim Shevlin Estero

Yes there is a right and wrong way to pick junk food. I will show you how to choose healthy junk food options. I like food as much as the next guy, as a matter of fact I probably like food more than most and consider myself a bit of a foodie. But even when I’m eating junk food, I … Read More

Sunscreen

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Natural Sunscreen

Summer is fast approaching and I get a lot of questions this time of year about what type of sunscreen to use. Types of sunscreen that is good for your skin, and if sunscreen to actually beneficial is probably one of my favorite topics, primarily because there are so many false claims on the internet. Everyone with a blog post … Read More

Is fasting a fast way to lose weight?

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Fasting is one of the most popular health and fitness trends that is traveling around the world. People are trying to lose weight, improve their health, and change their lifestyle. There are some studies out there that do show fasting can improve some functions of the body. Fasting does not have a restriction on what people are eating just when … Read More

Inflammation, Friend or Foe? It’s Both!

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Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural response to injury or illness.  When our body senses that there is something wrong, it’s first response is to try and fix the problem.  This acute inflammation of the body is a completely normal reaction to any threat, our body senses the problem and sends more blood to the area, this increase in blood flow … Read More

Physical Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

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Mindfulness Meditation MBSR

Meditation is known worldwide as a relaxation method. Many religions practice meditation, in fact, Buddhism is founded on meditation. The effects of mediation have shown to be uplifting and are said to make people calm, and many use meditation as a way of life because of these factors. Recently, Universities have studied the effects of meditation and have proven that … Read More

The Mighty Lupini Bean

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Lupini Bean

It’s Christmas morning, and I am going through my stocking and one of the things that I pull out is this little bag that says BRAMI on it. There was a funny drawing of a bean dressed up like a Roman soldier and the words “The Roman Supersnack”, this was looking very interesting. Being a nutritionist, I am always excited … Read More

Tim’s Healthy Onion Dip

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Healthy Onion Dip Recipe

My Healthy Onion Dip is one of my favorite party foods!  Bringing this dip to any gathering is a great way to keep your nutrition on track and still feel like you are indulging. Makes about 3 cups Ingredients: 1/8 Cup olive oil (I use light because it has a lighter flavor, it is not lower in calories) 4 Medium yellow onions, … Read More