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Dr. Olivia tells how to use Agave nectar

The TRUTH about Agave

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Agave has become a taboo subject in the world of health and nutrition.  May experts recommend it as an all natural and low glycemic sweetener, and many experts discredit it’s claim to be natural, raw or organic.  So I am here to give you the FACTS on Agave, instead of my OPINION. FACTS: Agave nectar […]

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You are what you eat-so eat healthy

You Are What You Eat

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I’ve been known to be a lot of things from “food nazi” to “nutrition freak” since a very early age.  Before I knew better I used to count fat grams, then once eating lots of “fat free” foods filled with ingredients like aluminum and plastic were reaking havoc on my digestive system, I started counting calories.  […]

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Dr. Olivia discusses body types and health

What is Your Body Type

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  Many people think that gaining weight in a particular region (ex: stomach, thighs) is normal, but it’s actually your body’s way of “showing” you that there is an imbalance in your body.  What I mean by this is if you eat unhealthy and live a lifestyle where you don’t move your body, than yes, you […]

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Diary of a Skinny Girl

Diary of a Skinny Girl

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I have worked with people of all ages and sizes and gender who are frustrated with their battle to lose weight.  The truth is that a lot of people who are “trying” to lose weight have the same, let’s call it…philosophy, and all of the “skinny” people that I know and have worked with have […]

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Eating Healthy to be in shape

Spring Into SHAPE!

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  The countdown to bathing suit season is here again!  With less than two months to pools and beaches opening, women and men are in a panic about what to do with the limited amount of time before it’s time to show some skin.  As we start to dust off our short sleeve shirts and […]

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Dr. Olivia says go for natural foods caught in the wild.

Diet Gone WILD!

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Free Range, Wild Caught, Raw and Grass Fed are becoming household words among “healthy” eating people.  These “labels” indicate that the animal meat you are about to eat grazed freely in the sun being exposed to vitamin D and ate healthy things found in the wild like grass and other sources of vitamins and nutrients.  […]

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Eating right to beat the winter blues

Eat to Beat the Blues

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  This time of year many people find themselves yearning for sunshine!  After 4 full months of cold weather and gray skies, we find ourselves a little more tired, irritable and unmotivated.  Just two months after setting your new years resolution, you find yourself losing motivation, and yes…this can leave you feeling a little blue.  […]

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Fat does not make you fat - use good fats

Fat Does NOT make you FAT!

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  A huge myth is that eating fat will make you gain weight.  This is totally false!!  What is important is what type of fat you are eating. For example, salmon, avocado’s, raw nuts, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and many other beneficial nut oils are high in fat, but that fat is beneficial to cholesterol, […]

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Testing for Food Allergies

Food Allergies and Weight Gain

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  Food sensitivities are a huge underlying cause of inflammation.  And chronic inflammation is the underlying cause of virtually every disease.  Yet, modern Western medicine looks down upon food as a cause of inflammation.  How is it that one can possibly believe that what you put in your mouth has no bearing on your health.  That’s exactly what’s […]

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Detoxification

Detoxification, Your RESOLUTION Solution!

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A recent report on the costs to society suggests that between $568 billion to $793 billion is spent per year in North America on environmentally-caused disease. One reason for this major impact of environment on health is the magnitude of exposure we all have to toxic substances. We are exposed to environmental toxins through the […]

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