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Print Coconut Chia Porridge Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 8 hrs Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins   This is easy, fast, versatile, and nutrient dense breakfast, snack, lunch, or dinner. It is an anytime food for me.  Course: Breakfast Servings: 4 Author: Maria Horstmann, MBA, CPT, PNL1, IRC Ingredients 0.5 cup Chia Seeds......
            Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a set of symptoms characterized by hormonal and metabolic imbalances. The main cause of these symptoms is the increased level of androgenic hormones. Due to these increased levels, women experience infertility, menstrual irregularities, insulin resistance, obesity, hirsutism and other symptoms. All these symptoms may or......
I am so excited to welcome Jada and Annie to the Be Fab – Be You family. These two bright and amazing girls from Charter North Springs High School in Sandy Springs started to intern with me. When college comes around, Jada is interested in Psychology and Annie in Physical Therapy. We had our kick......
WOW to July 2, 2017! It is a big day. 21:21 a journey of no regrets – I have spent half of my lifetime in Brazil and the other half in Atlanta. I remember about every hour of  7/2/1996 in ATL. I am so grateful for the opportunities and the people I’ve met in this......
To all mothers, I wish your day is filled with love, kindness, smiles, and gratitude. It’s a day for self-care!   This morning, I talked to mom, who is thousand’s of miles away. I am glad to still have her and be able to share my love and appreciation for all she has done for......
Wow, what a morning! I am still smiling after volunteering at Career Day at Dunwoody Spring Elementary in Sandy Springs. Although I prepared a PPT since I could be talking to 4th-5th grades, i had no use for it. I got lucky; I got the little ones of ages 5 and 6. Their energy is......
I believe investing is our health is the most important financial decision we can make in our lifetime. I believe everyone deserves to: feel vibrant and strong inside-out. have an incredible zest for life. replace opportunities or fears. travel and explore. grow, expand, and share. and passionately do what they love the most. Close your eyes and think 10,......
Do you have questions about vaccines? This topic has been in the news and many people are getting concerned about their children’s safety whether you choose to vaccinate or not. I wanted to let you know about a new series. This video course features 60 of the top experts in the field that you can watch......
Many people find themselves starving a couple of hours after drinking a smoothie. Does that resonate with you? Eating every two-three hours does not help you maintain a balanced blood sugar or allow your body burn fat. Have you taken a few minutes to evaluate your smoothie? Here are a few questions to get you started.......
When we think of living a healthy lifestyle, two words usually are what automatically come to mind – diet and exercise. As a health and fitness coach, it’s my mission to encourage you to transform your habits, eat a healthy and balanced diet, and sustain a good exercise schedule. But I’d be doing my job......
What a beautiful day at Crossfit Atlanta! We got together to celebrate Richard’s life. Our friend Richard left us on March 13th. He was passionate about fitness, crossfit, yoga, volleyball, wellness, life with purpose, and helping people lead a healthier and mindful life. We had hits running a 20-minute WOD (Workout Of Day) followed by yoga.......
Listen to my interview with Muriel Donnolly, radio host at Empire Radio Now, on 03/23/17. I had a great time sharing my entrepreneurial journey, my passion to transform lives by educating, coaching, and mentoring on health and wellness, fitness, and corporate initiatives. This was also the first time I discuss Sweet Redemption Solution. I am......
The evening of March 13, 2017 was very sad for me with the loss of my friend Richard Bowen. I kinda lost it that night ~ 9pm when I read the update on his sudden hospitalization for a brain surgery. He never made to surgery. Eventually, I learned that was a tumor on this frontal......
Tired of fighting the battle of the bulge? Have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)? Yes, it is still possible to lose weight, feel better, and improve you overall well-being. If management of this awful disease is that important to you, you will get be accountability, disciplined, and get help as needed. Check out my article and......
Mmmm, nuts! Seeds! Grains! Legumes! These are like nature’s ready-made snacks just for us. These wonderful things come PACKED with nutrients and health properties that fit right into the diet of a healthy lifestyle. Nutrient Bioavailability of Nuts, Seeds, Grains, and Legumes But you can make them work even harder for you! Sometimes it’s difficult......