Hydration is key… This is one of the most difficult questions to truly answer, as there are so many alternatives in play. Each person’s body is completely different, thus giving an unspecified certain amount of water to drink per day. Another huge element to think about is what foods and water-based beverages we are consuming.… Read More How Much Water Should You ACTUALLY Drink?!
Benefits of Sleep There are so many benefits to getting a good night of rest. If only we all utilized each night as we should, we could go so much farther with each second that we are awake! I’d like you to think for a second and pick two benefits that you could gain from… Read More Sleep and your gut… How are these two correlated?
Immune System Interacting with your Gut As you may have learned throughout your time in school, certain parts of the body interact with each other and as a result end up depending on one another. In this post, I will explain how the immune system interacts and intertwines with your digestive system to give you… Read More Your Gut & Your Immune System
Date Day or Date Night Activities A few weeks back we had a challenge to book a workout date instead of a dinner date…. remember that? Well I’ve asked you all to carry these challenges with you throughout the rest of the year. Coming up with new ideas for this can get a bit difficult… Read More Date Night With A Twist
Using Spices to Boost Your Immune System Spices do more than just add flavor to your foods, especially once you know exactly how they can benefit your body. As a kid, my father used to give me whole garlic cloves before chopping them into pasta sauce and a variety of other dishes. He would always… Read More Using Spices to Boost Your Immune System
Don’t Go Back for Seconds Just Yet Most people eat their meals like they are actually starving. While this may feel normal, it isn’t normal for our bodies. Not to mention, it leads to one of the biggest contributors to obesity: overeating. Overeating can cause rapid weight gain, which many of us see annually during… Read More Overeating
The Year You Take Back Your Health! I have been on this incredible journey through the nutrition world for 20 plus years. In this time I have had the opportunity to work in hospitals, gastroenterologists offices, sports clubs, community centers, addiction centers, taught Nutrition at the college level, and all along having the most amazing… Read More The Kim Shapira Method
Detoxes and Cleanses – Not What You Think Just to be clear, there isn’t any kind of detox or cleanse that is going to rid you of all the high calorie food and sugary drinks you have consumed over the holidays. Even if they claim to do so, there just isn’t that kind of magic… Read More Detoxes + Cleanses
My Top 10 Remedies For A Better Night’s Rest We all tend to lead a busy life these days. Everything is always go, go, go, and not very much down time. Don’t forget our bodies need a little recoup time and when we get a solid night’s sleep we are providing them with something as… Read More Having Trouble Falling Asleep, Try These!
What’s the Deal: Is pasta healthy or unhealthy for your diet? The one thing that most American kitchen pantry’s have is some form of pasta. Whether you make it home-made or buy it from your grocery store, pasta is a staple in most households. Now-a-days we see all forms of pasta – gluten free, vegetable… Read More Is Pasta Really That Unhealthy?