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What You Really Need To Know About Fat

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If dietary fat had a theme song it would start out, “Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down…” Just like the Fresh Prince, dietary fat had an incident of getting into trouble with “a couple of guys (saturated fat and cholesterol) who were up to no good” leading to an over-reaction that impacted dietary fat’s reputation for the past 40 years. Notably, we never heard the story about what caused those “couple of guys” to be causing trouble in the first place. They w…

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The Potato Magic Trick

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I want to get you excited about food. I don’t mean the rampant love for french fries, anything cheese, and sweets like cake, ice cream, and all the “good stuff”. I mean the REAL good stuff. The food that’s nutrient-packed, delicious, and that will do amazingly beneficial things for your body. 


I love “healthy food”. I love the way it tastes, the way it makes me feel physically and mentally, and I even love the colors. You may not be at this level when it comes to your relationship with he…

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Why Our Society and Food System Are Messed Up

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Our society has a messed up relationship with food and it's setting you up to fail. Let's talk about why you're stuck in this cycle of having low energy, not loving the way you feel in your body, and feeling like the only way out is to have a ton of self-discipline and willpower. Okay? (For the video version, scroll to the end of this post.)


Right now, you are constantly bombarded with two contradicting messages:

  1. Food is a reward, enjoyment, and how we connect with others.

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This is Healthy?! Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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Are you feeling torn between wanting to start fresh and eat super healthy but also just wanting to eat all the warm, cheesy comfort food? I see you. How about we accomplish both? I've been keeping this cheesy spaghetti squash casserole recipe from you guys for a little while now. I think you'll find it worth the wait.


Really, you're getting a 2-for-1 today. You're getting a crowd-pleasing casserole recipe that makes amazing leftovers and even freezes well. You're also getting a …

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Are Smoothies Derailing Your Health Goals?

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Let's talk about smoothies! Starting your day with a smoothie seems like an uber healthy way to start your day, right? Maybe... But it also might be one of the factors preventing you from achieving your health goals. Today I'm sharing 2 reasons why your smoothie is hurting your health goals and 3 ways to use smoothies to fuel your day for success.

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The Top 2 Reasons Smoothies Might Be Derailing Your Health Efforts:


1. You're missing out on chewing.

Chew…

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10 Minute Dinners When You've Done Zero Prep

One common misconception and excuse I hear a lot is that eating healthy takes more time. Likely that comes from the idea that you have to be spending hours meal prepping in order to turn to healthy options, but that’s totally not true. If meal prepping is something you enjoy, fantastic! But for a lot of my clients, they’re busy and need fast nourishing options to turn to without spending a ton of time in the kitchen. I completely get that!


I’m balancing two careers that I love, but that…

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What You Need To Know About Elimination Diets

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Welcome to another Thriving Thursdays with Amelia! Today we're talking about elimination diets. Diets like Whole30 are really popular, especially this time of year. And while they can be a really powerful tool, often they're not used to their full potential or in the proper way to really help create a healthy relationship with your body and mind. That's why in this video, I talk about what an elimination diet is, whether an elimination diet might be right for you, and what an eliminati…

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The Single Most Important (And Easy) Swap To Achieve The Body You Want


How does this sound? Eat as much food as you want, feel totally satisfied, feel confident and comfortable in your body, and achieve the results you want. Too good to be true? Not at all. It's absolutely possible! There's just one small catch, you need (get) to eat real (delicious) food instead of the fake stuff. Today I'm sharing a study that demonstrates the dramatic impact swapping out highly processed food for more nourishing real food will have on your overall health and goals.

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Why It's Not About Calories

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You know when people say "a calorie is a calorie"? Don't listen to them! The concept that 2,000 calories per day is 2,000 calories per day and - it doesn't matter what type of food makes up those calories - it will all have the same affect on your weight, is completely misguided. Can you tell this topic gets me all fired up? I explain why it's not all about calories in today's video.

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What is a calorie?


The "calorie" on a food label is really referring …

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Are Imposter Health Foods Preventing You From Getting Results?

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Do you feel like you try to make healthy food choices but you're not seeing the results you want? Do you constantly crave something sweet? Do you struggle with low energy levels especially by the afternoon? If any of this resonates, I made this video for you! I also have a free gift at the end to help you to start seeing the results you want, curb your sweet tooth, and boost your energy. How does that sound?!


There's nothing more frustrating than really making an effort to be ea…

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