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Doing some last-minute shopping for the holidays? Here are 10 no-fail gifts that you can feel good about giving as they infuse a bit of health and wellness into the lives of your loved ones!   Clean Cooking Crazy Sexy Kitchen, by Kris Carr, features so many delicious,...

Did you know the addictive nature of sugar rivals that of cocaine, morphine, and cigarettes?   It’s no accident recovering alcoholics often turn to sugar as they cut out alcohol—it’s an easily available drug. According to a 2008 study out of Princeton University, “rats eating large amounts...

Do you feel like you went a little overboard during the holidays? Well, welcome to the club, because you are certainly not alone!   The holidays can topple even the healthiest lifestyles. You sleep at odd hours, eat at times that are far from ideal,...

This month Body MetRx would like to recognize Mike and Misti, a husband and wife team that entered a 5 week nutritional challenge at CDR. The participants engaged in a full testing analysis which includes a baseline body composition analysis, 3D Body Scan, RMRw/CO2, and VO2.  Each...

Let’s begin with a pop quiz. True or False?: Healthwise, eating a milk chocolate bar is the same as eating a chocolate bar with 70% dark chocolate. If you answered false, you’re right!   So if you thought this could be an excuse to devour the remainder of your...

The holidays are coming! Let the madness begin! Between get-togethers, shopping, cooking, cleaning and working it’s easy to lose sight of your goals. Writing these articles help keep me focused as well. In the midst of all this my youngest daughter turns 2 right before...

Its starting to cool off! And you know what that means. The blazing saunas of the CrossFit boxes are dwindling down and will convert to freezing meat lockers. Now is the time to start thinking about some new gear as we transition into the fall...

    What is Cortisol: Cortisol is a stress hormone produced by the body’s adrenal glands.  We all have stress, and I know it seems unavoidable. However, the main thing we need to focus on is how we deal with stress. Reason being is that elevated cortisol levels from...

Fall is one of my favorite times of year. You can finally turn on the oven without feeling like you're cooking in a sweat shop.  Instead of baking tons of cookies to fill this urge and take advantage of the cooler weather I opt for...