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NAFWA Healthy Living Professional

Boston, Massachusetts
Learning is achieved in many different formats. I have always been a researcher finding trust in one's lesson, but always ensuring that lesson is up to date. I learn by doing. Some learn by seeing. Some learn by reading. Some learn by watching. My passion is inspiring others indirectly. I try... Full Bio
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By Robert BardThere are so many ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Robert Bard There are so many topics to discuss which affect our health that it is hard to choose just one at a time. First, I want to remind everyone that the pr ... Read on »
With this one it truly depends o ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating With this one it truly depends on how you see things. If we were just concerned with calories, then the chili would be the better choice with 110 less calories than the po ... Read on »
By: Mary BorkeBuying meat is one ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By: Mary Borke Buying meat is one of the finest delicacies left in gourmet food. There are so many cuts, tastes, and styles of preparation, filets, and seasoning to del ... Read on »
By Susan du PlessisAlthough only ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Susan du Plessis Although only small amounts of the mineral copper are needed to stay healthy, copper still has an important role in many of the body’s functions. Ev ... Read on »
Sugar intake is a real concern f ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sugar intake is a real concern for people who’ve had gastric bypass, in fact most patients fear sugar. The foremost fear isn’t weight gain, it’s dumping. Foods containing ... Read on »
By Vikki Scovell Sweete ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Vikki Scovell Sweeteners are used to replace sugar for 2 reasons; they have less or no calorific value, and they are cheaper to produce. Artificial sweeteners are a ... Read on »
All foods contain a mixture of t ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All foods contain a mixture of the three different types of fats: saturated, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated. There are no foods that contain only one type. They conta ... Read on »
It all started by two business m ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It all started by two business men. There names were William Proctor and James Gamble. William Proctor was a candle maker and James Gamble was a soap maker. They formed th ... Read on »
If we just consider the names of ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If we just consider the names of the cereals, we might say that both have some sort of health benefit given that oat bran and wheat are healthy. You may believe that since ... Read on »
(NC)-No time to think about what ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating (NC)-No time to think about what to serve for breakfast in the mornings? Here are some easy and nutritious breakfast options that take no time to prepare: • Yogurt ... Read on »
I bet many are thinking that any ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I bet many are thinking that anything has to be better than a doughnut but that is not the case here. Both items have just about the same amount of calories and fat, yet t ... Read on »
This one may surprise you, but I ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This one may surprise you, but I have to go with the Cold Stone Low-Fat Frozen Yogurt. Although there are slightly more calories than the regular yogurt, there are actuall ... Read on »
Friends, colleagues and clients ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Friends, colleagues and clients often ask me about Reiki (pronounced “ray-kee”), as it is gaining such popularity as an alternative medicine. According to NCCAM, (National ... Read on »
One of the most overlooked suppl ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of the most overlooked supplements is Vitamin B12. Your body needs this particular vitamin, in combination with other B vitamins, to maintain a healthy nervous system, ... Read on »
I’ve got a question for yo ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve got a question for you. When you get that wee bit of a desperate inkling that you, once and for all, just “HAVE TO” lose weight, what is the very first thing that ... Read on »
Many sports drinks advertise tha ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Many sports drinks advertise that they contain potassium, but potassium deficiency is not common in athletes unless they are trying to control weight by vomiting. A few ... Read on »
Contrary to what most people thi ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Contrary to what most people think, it is not heart attacks that cause the most death in this country. It is the disease of the arteries, and the arteries go to all parts ... Read on »
The human heart is an extraordin ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The human heart is an extraordinary organ. Many of us take our hearts for granted and forget how important our hearts are. One thing for sure—if our hearts stop pumping, w ... Read on »
We all know by now that exercise ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We all know by now that exercise is important for weight management and health, but the hard part is staying consistent. You know those conversations you have in your head ... Read on »
The obesity implant “trick ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The obesity implant “tricks” the nerve cells lining the stomach to release a chemical signal that tells the brain the stomach is full. Feeling stuffed, you stop eating. ... Read on »