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On January 23rd the Torrey Hills Center of Carmel Valley hosted Packet Pick Up Day.  This event was an opportunity for anyone who was participating in the Carmel Valley 5k & Fun Run, to drop off their final information and get their number for the race.  There was a silent auction and a great live […]

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We all know that as a grain, we would expect that gluten is in our pizza and pasta.  But if you are genuinely trying to go gluten free for either your health or weight loss, here are a few very surprising places that gluten may be hiding! Baked Beans Blue Cheese Ketchup and Mustard Ice […]

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Happy happy new year everyone! It is time for the resolution speech.  Even though the whole “lose weight” and “get in shape” thing is my business, I am not really into resolutions since most people set themselves up for failure.  It is hard to watch folks fail but more importantly, I do not understand why we […]

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Happy new year!  This is the moment where everyone wants to lose weight, get healthy and is motivated to focus on fitness.  Take full advantage and get momentum! There are so many trends and approaches to get in shape, but one thing is a fact – you have to do cardio.  It is necessary to […]

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Supercharge Your Weight Loss in 2014

Five Simple Things You Can Do To Supercharge Your Weight Loss in 2014 1. Drink more water!  Increase your water consumption and you will automatically be better prepared to lose weight. Water makes your body feel full, Is calorie free Helps your body eliminate toxins 2. Eat more fiber – in particular low starch vegetables.  […]

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On occasion, I’ll hastily come to the conclusion that I have a fantastic idea and will act on it without considering the abundance of facts evidencing that it may not be such a fantastic idea. Most recently, I signed my husband and I up to play on a coed VAVI softball team.  I had often […]

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As we are in the home stretch of December – it gets really easy to get out of our healthy routines.  Here are 10 BIG things you can do to avoid gaining weight this year WITHOUT big efforts! 10.  Eat before you go to events!  If you arrive at a party hungry, your blood sugar […]

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Saturday November 23rd at 6:30pm at a secret hill top estate in Del Mar/Carmel Valley was the location of the last Secret Table event.  Over 100 individuals attended this community-based organic food event that showcases its flare at unique and secret locations all around the county.  The event featured 5 food stations including desert and organic […]

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Can Your Home Make You Sick?

Can Your Home Make You Sick?  Can Feng Shui Help? What does Lt. Ed Skvarna from the Los Angeles Burbank Police Department Think? Last month, I was invited to speak at the AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America) convention in Los Angeles.  I shared the floor with my 3 other distinguished colleagues. My topic […]

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I do not have children of my own yet, but I have a younger brother in college that has had me thinking about the need for young adults to take steps to protect themselves. My brother Stephen is an active 22 year old.  He’ll go out boating, cliff jumping, to music festivals and travelling on […]

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Have you heard of these DON’Ts in FENG SHUI when you live in a 2 story home? Don’t have your bedroom above the kitchen. Don’t place your bed positioned above the stove downstairs. Don’t place your bed headboard in the same direction of your fireplace. Don’t place your bed next to your bathroom. Don’t place […]

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Five Quick Tips for Ordering Right in Restaurants For Weight Loss We’ve all been there!  We’re a week or two into our “diet” and we have been invited out to dinner and drinks with our friends.  Now we’re feeling conflicted:  “I haven’t seen them in a while.  I really want to go.  But I have […]

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