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Weight Loss with Bourbon, Bordeaux and Beer?

Many of you know I work at Stanford conducting nutrition research for a very large weight loss clinical trial. Participants show up on the first day of class and are told if they are going to be following a low carb or low fat diet for the next year….and after they find out what diet […]

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I swear I should have been born to an Italian family.  My favorite foods in the world all tend to be italian foods – think pizza, lasagna, and hot bread with butter or balsamic.  So, for me being gluten free (or reduced) and then to go to an Italian restaurant and not be able to […]

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As we are rounding out May, it seems appropriate that we take a final moment to really thank and appreciate all our Carmel Valley Moms.  As I get older, Mother’s Day is one of my treasured holidays because I often get so busy in my life, that I forget to smell the roses and thank […]

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Parents are very comfortable talking about health issues yet they’re very reluctant to have to introduce the topic about the birds and the bees. I know. I myself struggled with my own children. I even struggled with the patients in my own practice. My name is Dr. de Freitas. I am a pediatrician and created […]

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Free Classes and Special Events at Fit in 60 Pilates and Barre Carmel Valley for May! It’s May – one of our favorite months at Fit in 60 Pilates and Barre!  We love May because of all the fun events and great opportunities we get to socialize with our clients! Mommy and Me One of […]

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Finally….a step forward in understanding what we are eating.  The infamous “food label” is hopefully getting a much needed makeover.  So many of my clients look at food labels as if it is written in stone…they believe every piece of information on there.  The problem is it is so confusing and difficult to interpret, that I […]

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Last week, I was teaching a weight loss class and we were talking about properly fueling pre and post workout. Many participants were sharing how they don’t know what to eat before or after exercise and one woman asked me to share my morning.  I told her I had some plain yogurt and a banana before […]

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I love Spring in San Diego.  Well, I really love every season in San Diego; but to me Spring seems to bring fresh opportunities and a sense of happiness everywhere you go as summer excitement begins.  This month I would like to share with you some of the new activities I have been up to, […]

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Soul of Yoga, San Diego’s leading spiritual yoga center, will offer “Healing Relationships”, a workshop created to help yoga instructors, yoga therapist and medical professionals identify, develop and refine their intuitive skills to support healing on a deeper level.   Renown master teacher, Nischala Joy Devi, will instruct students about the concepts of disease, healing […]

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The most common method to straighten crooked teeth is to place metal braces on one’s teeth, as well as utilize rubber bands to help put our teeth into alignment.  While this is a great way to fix crooked teeth, having a mouth full of metal does not always appeal to everyone.  But luckily, Torrey Hills […]

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Your alarm goes off way too early in the morning….you snooze a few too many extra minutes…you rush out the door and grab a banana….get some coffee on the way to the office, work comes full of meetings…and then a few too many calls…you make it to lunch at 1pm and you grab a healthy salad with […]

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Hi, my name is Amy Chang, licensed marriage and family therapist and today I am in Carmel Valley San Diego.  My goal is to provide you with tips and ideas on how to have a healthier and happier life. One suggestion is going outdoors and being physically active. So, there’s the perfect location called Gonzales […]

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