Functional Medicine Health Coaching-my passion

  This is a very creative way to showcase what I do at Colorá Health Coaching…my passion. What is Functional Medicine Health Coaching? How do I combine coaching skills with the science behind? This video is a great summary, an introduction to Colorá Health Coaching. My clients embark in a health journey when they work...
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Is your Inner Critic talking?

  As part of my work with clients, it is important to bring awareness to our own self-talking. Who is really talking? We all have an Inner Critic and we need to be aware when it is getting in the way. Most of the time what our Inner Critic is saying is based on FEAR-...
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Garbanzos Stew with Spinach

  As you may know by now…I LOVE legumes! They are superfoods providing a great source of protein to rest from animal protein regularly. This is a fantastic and easy recipe for all year round and especially for those cooler days in the Fall and Winter. Ingredients: • 1lb of Garbanzos (chickpeas) • 1lb fresh...
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Hormesis, when a little bit of stress is good…

  The human body is incredible. It is designed to continuously adapt to and thrive in a largely unpredictable environment. Welcome to the powerful concept of eustress – or hormesis: the physiological phenomenon whereby the body derives long-term benefits and strength from short, potent episodes of challenge or stress. Hormesis is a term that has...
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Meatballs with Saffron Sauce

  My mom cooks the best meatballs in the world! I have enjoyed her recipe since I was a child and now when I go back to Spain the “albóndigas” are always in the fridge waiting for me. It is a simple recipe, here it goes: Ingredients: Meatballs • 1 pound ground beef or turkey...
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Mindful Eating, Source of our Food and Superfoods with Dr Arland Hill

Hi all! This is a great video I recorded with Dr Arland Hill to summarize the key components of Mindful Eating, how important the source of our food is and our favorite Superfoods. Check the video here. Hope you enjoy it! THE BLOG For additional recipes and inspirational functional medicine insights direct to your inbox,...
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The Power of Glutathione and Why We Need it

  Glutathione is the most powerful antioxidant in our body. It is critical for Phase 2 Liver Detoxification. It is made thanks to a process called Methylation. It requires the following nutrients: glutamine, glycine, selenium, B6 and cysteine. Glutathione conjugates heavy metals such as: lead, mercury, cadmium and aluminum to escort them out of the...
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White Beans with Vegetables and Fish

  I love legumes, they are full of fiber, some anti-cancer properties and they are a great way to rest from animal protein. Actually, I recommend my clients to have one meatless day a week, and legumes are a great way to accomplish that. Take a look at my previous recipe using lentils for one...
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What is Inflammation? The Beginning of Everything…

  In order to understand what Inflammation is, let’s talk about the Immune System first: Both detective and defender, the immune system’s primary job is to Tolerate and then NOT react! It accurately identifies a real threat via molecular structures. It is internally regulated and balanced. Inflammatory signals are counterbalanced by anti-inflammatory signals; strong innate...
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Health Tips When Working from Home

  We find ourselves working from home very often (if not always!) these days…and it could be a blessing. Here are some useful tips to bear in mind when we are working from the comfort of our homes: 1. Implement a daily schedule and own it. Remember to take breaks! It’s important to build a...
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