Author Archives: Lorraine Matthews-Antosiewicz

Tex-Mex Bean and Chicken Burrito

February is for love and heart health!  It’s American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of Americans?  Each year, more than two million heart attacks and strokes take place resulting in 800,000 deaths. … Continue reading

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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball.  Ready?  It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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How to make your resolution stick this year

There’s something about the New Year that evokes a renewed optimism when it comes to improved health and weight loss.  It doesn’t seem to matter that we abandoned last year’s resolution a few weeks in; we feel that it’s worth … Continue reading

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A special holiday recipe just for you: Baked Spiced Pears

As we near the end of the holiday season with Hanukkah behind us and Christmas just ahead, I just want to take a moment and thank you for being a loyal subscriber to my e-newsletter and for inspiring me to … Continue reading

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Could lack of sleep be the reason you’re gaining?

Sleep is important for many aspects of health, including your weight.  Studies show that people who don’t get enough sleep tend to gain more weight including unhealthy belly fat. Sleep deprivation causes changes to hormones that regulate hunger and appetite.  … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Eating Tips (+ simple recipe tweaks)

‘Tis the season for parties and celebrations with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for overeating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Greeting

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Enjoy your favorite Halloween candy without the guilt

Are you going Trick-or-Treating with your kids today or staying home to hand out candy to the neighborhood ghosts and goblins?  Either way, candy will likely be in your face.  If you are trying to eat healthier and lose some … Continue reading

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Savory Spaghetti Squash Recipe

With Halloween coming up and Thanksgiving right around the corner, pumpkins are everywhere.  Jack-o-Lanterns and pumpkin pie are a big part of the traditions during this time of year. But did you know that pumpkins are actually a type of … Continue reading

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Is permanent weight loss possible?

As a nutritionist who has worked with hundreds of clients over the years, I have examined the weight issue from every angle.  One thing I know for sure is that there is no quick solution to weight loss. My clients … Continue reading

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