Most people tend to think that weight loss is one dimensional, that in order to lose weight you have to eat less, and exercise a little bit more. This concept just scratches the surface of weight loss, in reality it is not that simple. The human body has complex mechanisms, enzymes and safety features if […]Read More Things You Need to Consider when Trying to Lose Weight
As 2018 begins, I am sure many of us are reflecting on this past year. The good, the bad, the unforgettable… if you are not reflecting then maybe you should start now! I value self-reflection. There is something about taking the time to find inner tranquility among our daily hustle that can be really refreshing […]Read More Balance in the New Year – 5 Ways to Regain Your Stability
Probiotics are all the rage. BUT there is more to them than what you have read on your favorite komucha label. Although I am a huge supporter for “getting the most for our foods” and “feeding the gut“, I know first hand that it can be extremely difficult to get those good bugs from our […]Read More The Gut-Brain Connection + Probiotic 101
The summer is almost over but the scrumptious summer menu at Glass and Vine in Coconut Grove is still here! For the rest of the month until, September 30 Executive Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli at Glass and Vine will be offering seven dishes for only 39$ per person and a delicious play on some of our […]Read More Glass and Vine
How often do you cook ? I’ll be honest, I am not cooking as much lately. Between finishing up grad school and working full-time plus being a dog-mom 😉 It has been a bit cray around here. However, when I dooooo cook it’s usually breakfast as it’s the easiest meal for me to prep for […]Read More A Night with Siggi’s
Talk about information overload! Last week I attended the University of Miami Integrative and Complementary Academic Medicine Program seminar appropriately titled, Healing the Whole Person – The Power of Integrative Medicine. So from Friday to Sunday I was soaking up hour after hour of the latest research and information in the field of integrative medicine. […]Read More 8 Take-Aways from UM’s ICAMP Seminar – The Power of Integrative Medicine
Where does it come from? What does it do? Why am I even writing about this? I could just say that it is everywhere, grains fruits and vegetables; it promotes bowel health, lowers LDL cholesterol, and could help normalize blood sugar levels because it is awesome … But that ain’t my style! Would it surprise you […]Read More Find your Fiber
Do you ever feel overwhelmed and confused while browsing the protein section at the health food store? Pea protein, whey protein isolate, pre- workout, post- workout, BCAA’s, creatine. Even I find myself spending a good thirty minutes in that isle of the store. What is all this stuff and do you really need it ?! […]Read More BCAA, Protein, Creatine, Oh My!