Posts tagged healthy eating
How to Eat Clean on a Budget

Fast foods and takeout appeal to many professional women. They’re affordable, filled with tasty flavors, and fit in today’s fast-paced world where many of us hardly have enough time to cook our own meals.

But those tacos, fries, pizzas, donuts and soft drinks come with a hidden price – your health. Fast foods are often loaded with too much sodium, extra sugar, saturated fat and harmful chemical preservatives.

When you factor in the cost of managing heart disease, diabetes and obesity, those meals don’t seem to be much of a bargain, do they?

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Why Clean Eating is Important for Work-Life Balance

Confession time: I haven’t had the best work-life balance this month. And this week, I’ve noticed a huge difference in my energy levels, mood and body. I’m stressed at work and at home (moving is one of the top stressors in our lives, and I’ve done it both at work and home this week). I’m finding myself snapping at my husband, Blake, I’m reaching for chocolate in the afternoons, my jaw is nearly wired shut from constant clenching, I’m relying on takeout because I’m too tired to make dinner (and because I’m still looking for the pressure cooker). I’m not putting the right things into my body, and I’m not putting out my best self.

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10 Clean Eating Tips for Busy Women

It’s been a whirlwind month! I kicked off the month with a trip to Seattle to speak to the Amazon Ladies’ Leadership (ALL) group on Wellness in the Workplace (more on that later!).

And I’m wrapping up the month with yet another move. This is number 6 for Blake and I in the nearly 10 years that we’ve been together. By now, we’re moving pros, but it’s still stressful. And, one of my major work projects is moving three cardiology practices into one new building. Needless to say, I’m a busy woman these days!

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