Elisabeth Ricarda
Elisabeth Ricarda
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Health Advice from an 86 Year Old Yogi

My new grandmother-in-law, Laura Beth, is an inspiring woman. At 86, she’s still driving, practices yoga daily, volunteers regularly, and walks faster than I do! We sat down to talk a bit about health and wellness, and the time she got caught doing a headstand naked - in her 70s! Read More

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Guest Blog Post: The Journey of Change

My journey started with nutrition. I can honestly say that my initial idea of a hearty/ healthy meal was spaghetti and meat sauce, along with Pillsbury croissants and a glass of milk. Maybe a side Caesar salad if we felt adventurous. My first stop on the way to “healthy eating” was the food pyramid I recalled from grade school. Intuition tipped me off – something didn’t seem right about it. Read More

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10 Foods a Health Coach Always has in her Kitchen

A great way to stay healthy is to always have fresh, whole foods at home. It helps to mitigate those craving-induced trips to the coffee shop or nearest fast-food joint. Meal planning is an ideal way to stay on track, but isn’t always feasible. For days when I haven’t planned ahead, I feel good knowing that I can whip something up by always having the following foods in my kitchen. Read More

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How I Got My Highschool Body Back

Time for some real talk. For those of you that didn’t know me in 2011, you may not know that I gained over 30 lbs (14 kgs) that year. No, I wasn’t sick or pregnant, and so the weight gain both shocked and upset me. Read More