Anti-aging, what’s the secret?

  Yes, we are all getting older, but can we age with grace? Can we establish some awesome diet and lifestyle habits that will allow us to live longer younger? These are some of the outstanding recommendations we can all follow, supported by Dr. Frank Lipman: 1. Focus on a whole foods diet that promotes...
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Do you love your tribe?

  What I do as a Functional Medicine Health Coach is about Education, Inspiration, Empowerment and Community. When my clients work with me, they get access to very critical scientific information about Nutrition and Lifestyle Management. It is not just about that, it is about behavior change, and transformation. We together, come up with the...
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Two Superfood-packed Breakfasts

  Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day, even though I truly believe that all meals are equally important. What makes breakfast so special is that it sets the tone for the rest of the day. There is nothing better than starting the day with a nutritious meal that holds you over...
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What do NASA Astronauts and Functional Medicine Coaches have in common?

  This is dedicated to all my colleagues, Functional Medicine Health Coaches, our amazing patients and clients and our future patients and clients. You are the reason why we do what we do everyday. We are transforming healthcare together. Since I have been living in Houston for the last 6 years, I have had the...
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What is Histamine Intolerance and what can you do about it?

  Histamine is an inflammatory mediator. When a release of histamine is triggered, it helps the immune system respond to threats (e.g. infections, allergies (which are essentially the body’s “imagined” threats)). Capillaries are dilated to increase circulation and become more permeable to help white blood cells get to where they are needed. This is helpful...
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Artichokes with Prawns and Turmeric

  Here is an easy dish full of fiber, superfoods and very tasty ingredients for 2 servings: Ingredients: • 250gr of Prawns (fresh or frozen) • 1 Garlic clove • A quarter of an onion • 1 can/container of heart artichokes • Salt and EVOO • Turmeric to taste Instructions: 1. Defrost prawns, wash and...
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Common Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

  Dietary choices may directly or indirectly affect endocrine function: • Foods may overtly contain hormones – both natural (e.g. dairy) and synthetic (e.g. beef in the US). • Many foods have endocrine effects e.g. phytoestrogens. • Many chemical additives and residues have endocrine disrupting properties, either mimicking hormones, affecting hormone receptor function, and/or affecting...
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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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