Shana Maleeff

It’s no surprise that coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. It has been around for centuries. Many of us start our day with a cup…or 2, so let’s explore the benefits of why this little bean can be a positive start to the day. Nutrients found in coffee: Antioxidants such …

Coffee?……..Yes, please! Read More »

Have you ever prepared a snack and walked away to check your email or returned a call and went to grab for the rest of the snack……and there was nothing there!? At first,t this may sound like something from a science fiction movie, but distracted eating often happens in reality. We try to get as …

Are you a Distracted Eater? Read More »

You might not realize it, but you are probably engaging in NEAT every day. So, what is NEAT anyway?  

Is it important for me to be eating before a workout? How long before and after my workout should I eat? And what?

It’s 6 am, on a Tuesday, you hit the snooze button once, then twice, you realize it’s too late to get up and go to the gym or for a walk before work today. Does this sound like you?   Frequently, we have the best intentions to start the day off right and get as much …

How Do I Get Motivated?? Read More »

We know lack of sleep can cause hunger. There are several studies in which the participants are sent into a sleep deprivation chamber, and their diets are monitored while they lose sleep. For example, one study showed that adults deprived of REM (rapid eye movement) sleep for 96 hours ate twice as much, and those …

How lack of sleep affects your health Read More »

As we all know, this past year has been very stressful, to say the least, and in these unprecedented times, actions we have taken in our daily lives have shaped who we are today. As a result, many of us took on some new routines and habits due to working from home, kids remotely learning, …

Pandemic Habits to Keep, and Those to Get Rid Of! Read More »

You’re sitting somewhere, it’s quiet, a waiting room, a work meeting, in class, and then it happens……the noise of the stomach growl! You try to fidget around to muffle the sound, but it’s too late. We’ve all been there, and as much as we may feel embarrassed, it’s more uncomfortable because the reason is you’re …

Why am I so Hungry? Read More »

Let’s talk about exercise for a few minutes. Most of you are currently engaged in some sort of workout routine…and that’s fantastic.  But here’s a big question: Are you keeping your fitness regime balanced?  Many people might be scratching their heads right now, so we will break it down to make things easier on everyone!  …

Three Components to Well Balanced Workouts Read More »

Have you ever had a friend, family member, or co-worker that always seems to interfere every time you try to focus on a healthy eating plan???  It may go something like this: “Come on, loosen up,” “It’s just one night. What’s the big deal?”, “Seriously, one bite won’t kill you,” “You didn’t finish your meal. You didn’t …

Food Pushers and Unsupportive Friends Read More »

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