Foods that help with cravings

Foods that help with cravings! When you think about food cravings, typically the first thing that comes to mind would be some type of junk food. Something that is high in calories, low in nutrients, processed and quite unhealthy. Is that what you tend to crave when a craving kicks…

Why you need a Health Coach

“WHY YOU NEED A HEALTH COACH Research suggests that up to 85 percent of chronic disease is caused by diet and lifestyle factors.   That means, in most cases, that the solution involves changes to those diet and lifestyle factors.   Making behavior changes like that can be difficult on…

Local Farmers in South Central PA

List of local farmers.  (Eggs, chicken, turkey, beef etc.)    (You can try some of these in smaller portions at Sonnewald Natural Foods before buying the whole side of a beef for example….to make sure you like the taste.) For Chicken, eggs and beef contact Alvin and Lydia Beiler of…

Are You Truly Eating Healthy?

HOW TO READ LABELS:  HOW TO BUY REAL, WHOLE, HEALTHY, FRESH FOODS. I hear it all the time in my coaching practice, “Until I went through your program, I thought I WAS eating healthy!” Here are a few tips to help you out at the supermarket.  False claims on the…

Why is weight loss such a struggle for women in peri and post menopause?

ATTENTION WOMEN!! Why is weight loss such a struggle for women in peri and post menopause? When couples go through the Transforming Lives Coaching Program, it doesn’t seem fair that the husbands have an easier time losing weight. The wives then ask me, “When will I lose weight?” This is…

Anti-inflammatory Recipes on Pinterest

Health Coach Amanda is now on Pinterest! If you are looking for: *Coaching Tips *Autoimmune Tips *Low inflammatory Recipes *Motivation Check out her Pinterest page: https://www.pinterest.com/amandagoodwinllc/

Detox Quinoa Recipe

Health Coach Amanda’s recipe was featured on Listen To Your Gut For those of you strong enough to do a bit of food-based detox, here’s a simple recipe, courtesy of Amanda Goodwin. Although it’s best for people with Crohn’s, colitis or any kind of immune system challenge to avoid grains,…

Lowering A1C

Mid April, Jennifer Blance interviewed Heath Coach Amanda to participate in a Brief Editorial Inquiry for Endocrinologist Roundup. This month’s topic was tips on lowering A1C. Here is Health Coach Amanda’s answer: “A1C is the long standing blood test to identify the three-month average of plasma glucose concentration. It lets…

3 Green Smoothie Recipes

Spring is the best time for a detox! Are you getting enough greens in your day?  Give these green smoothies a try! Green  Smoothies Blend  green  smoothies  by  placing  water  rich  fruits at  bottom  of  blender to facilitate blending. If  you  don’t  have a  high – speed  blender, don’t  worry,…

20 Healthy Snack Swaps

20 Healthy Snack Ideas The key to healthy snacking is to find foods that have as much nutritional value as possible that will fill you up so you aren’t hungry again a short time later. For example: A 100-calorie pack of chips or cookies will leave you feeling hungry again…