A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

a jar of ghee, a solid, yellow, almost waxy substance with a spoon scooping some out, sitting on a white table next to pink and white flowers

You’ve heard of butter, margarine, and “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!”, but have you heard of ghee? It’s a lactose-free butter alternative that many swear by. Ghee may sound new to you, but it’s been used for centuries by several…

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

a glass bowl of nuts and dried fruit sitting on a colorful background

You’re in the supplement aisle of the health food store. Your doctor mentioned she’s keeping an eye on your cholesterol and your friend said he’s been taking omegas so here you are looking at this wall of bottles. What’s the difference…

Enjoy the holidays in spite of a plateau

an assortment of miniature size candy bars

Happy Fall! That means the holidays are coming! You want it all: the tricks, the treats…and keeping up with your wellness routine. Is that even possible?! Maybe you’ve been eating right and “pumpkin” iron for weeks…but nothing’s changing anymore! With frustration you proclaim “I’ve plateaued. UGH.” Then it feels like…

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

a bottle of collagen gummy vitamins in font of a pineapple, coconut and orange, sitting in front of an orange colored background

There are many vital nutrients our bodies need, yet we don’t always know what they are or what they do. One such curious case is collagen. Maybe you’ve seen bottles of collagen supplements in the health food aisle or heard your…

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

looking down on a white cutting board with three ceramic white bowls filled with bone broth of different shades because made from different ingredients.

It’s a home remedy for the ages — chicken soup. This classic, warm, tasty meal is good for the soul and your health. And bone broth? It’s like chicken soup on steroids!

What is bone broth?

Bone broth is a liquid made from boiling animal…

The why and how of a better night’s rest

woman in a bed with the sheets over her, she’s stretching with her eyes closed, seemingly waking up

Sleep — some of us look forward to it from the second we wake up. Others wish we didn’t need it so we could spend our time doing other things (TV anyone? Just me?). Why do we both love and loathe sleep?

It may come down to a good night’s…

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

a white stone cutting board with 3 slices of butter sitting upright on the board

Butter used to be universally understood as a delicious yet unhealthy addition to your morning toast or frying pan. But the popularity of the keto diet brought with it butter’s revival (and good name?)! So what’s the truth? …

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

looking at the back of a girl sitting on a yoga mat stretching while watching her ipad

We’ve all heard “sitting is the new smoking.” Whether working from home or in an office, as adults, sitting is the most common activity we do. This leads many of us to infinite conversations with friends (and with ourselves!) about calculating…

A Bite-Size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

photo of a black air fryer on a white counter

It’s amazing how quickly air fryers became a common household appliance. I think we all know someone who constantly raves about theirs and tries to convince us to buy one! Who doesn’t love eating fried foods without the health drawbacks?!

With…

A Bite-size Read for Your Health and Your Waistline

looking at a person’s wrist with their smart watch showing it’s about to track high intensity interval training

We hear it all the time, “calories in, calories out” and “burn more than you eat.” If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve tried this method. At some point in the process of following this plan, it stops working. To…

Jennifer Trepeck

Health Coach, Business Consultant, Host of Salad with a Side of Fries Podcast. www.asaladwithasideoffries.com IG/FB/Twitter:@JennTrepeck

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