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Check out this great video of what 200 calories looks like.  It does a nice job at explaining that a calorie is not always just a calorie and reinforces how confusing this all is! On the one hand do not eat too many calories…but if you are eating foods that are high in fiber (vegetables, […]

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Dental veneers are one of the most popular types of cosmetic dentistry often requested.  With veneers, a layer of thin, tooth-colored porcelain is placed on the surfaces of one’s teeth to correct, chips or cracks, uneven tooth alignment, spacing or worn tooth enamel.  With dental veneers one can transform their smile, giving them a new […]

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Death or Nuts???

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Last November, very convincing research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggesting that overall mortality rate is lower in those who consume nuts as a regular part of their diet.  An inverse relationship between death and eating nuts – Which one would you choose?? There is also research coming from Purdue University suggesting that eating nuts […]

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Barre & Pilates Studio Helps San Diego Achieve Fitness & Wellness Goals The following is a transcript of the Google Hangout conversation between Amy Mewborn (founder of Fit in 60) and David A. Moya (founder of The Carmel Valley Life). David: I’m here with Amy Mewborn. She is the founder of Fit in 60. They have […]

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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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