Resources & Reviews

The Misconception About Eating “Paleo”

by jenny sansouci October 30, 2014
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A couple of months ago I was having a conversation with a friend who’s also in the nutrition world. “I’m just so sick of seeing all these paleo people posting everywhere,” she said. I gave her a questioning look. “Hey! Why!?” (I post about paleo stuff quite often on instagram, and at Dr. Lipman’s office […]

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Why Buy Fair Trade? (Product Giveaway!)

by jenny sansouci October 24, 2014
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Hey guys! October is Fair Trade Month, so I’ve been spending a lot of time learning about where my belongings come from. It’s seriously pretty fascinating to realize that your clothing, the food products you buy, your coffee, your chocolate, and even your sheets and blankets can make a big difference in people’s lives and […]

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The 3 Things I Look For On Ingredients Labels

by jenny sansouci October 5, 2014
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Hey friends. I hope you’re having a good day today, listening to a good tune, maybe getting a little sunshine on your face. Recently I had the pleasure of being part of a retreat with Dr. Frank Lipman up at Menla. Our team of Be Well Health Coaches spent a few days up there with […]

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Do You Feel Crazy Around Food?

by jenny sansouci September 24, 2014
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Hey friends. One of my favorite things about being a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition is meeting other grads who are doing insanely awesome things in the world. I met Isabel Foxen Duke this summer at the World Domination Summit. When she told me what she was up to- helping women to stop […]

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My Go-To Detox Plan

by jenny sansouci August 24, 2014
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Hey guys!  I’m out in San Francisco right now (how amazing is SF? Sidewalk Juice!? Rainbow Food Coop!?) and I’m heading to Burning Man tomorrow with my courageous roommate Ali. I won’t have internet access for A WEEK (panic attack! no instagram! no more comfort zone!) so before I go, I wanted to share what […]

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My Hormone Test Results And What I’m Doing About it

by jenny sansouci July 31, 2014
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Hey, you crazy nutfaces!!! Recently I got some hormone tests done just for kicks, and I decided to share the results with you – and the recommendations I got from 2 health professionals about what I should do. The reason I’m sharing this is because I think it’s interesting, I stay up all night reading […]

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Is The Birth Control Pill Destroying Your Health?

by jenny sansouci July 23, 2014
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The other day, one of my closest friends (and hormone expert) Nicole Jardim and I were hanging out at the World Domination Summit in Portland, just talkin’ bout things like dominating the world, birth control and cervical fluid (totally normal). She had so many insanely brilliant insights to share, we decided to jam about it […]

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Vitamix S30 Contest Winner

by jenny sansouci June 8, 2014
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HEY, my extremely patient friends. I know I’m posting this a few days late – I’m so sorry to keep you waiting. I’ve had “shiny object syndrome” lately. Sooo distracted!!! But all good things. And I’m here now. I’m writing this recap from a bachelorette party in Montauk. Everyone else is out right now getting […]

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Giveaway: The NEW Vitamix S30 Personal Blender

by jenny sansouci May 20, 2014
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Hey Coolios!!! Guess what time it is? That’s right, time for me to give away another VITAMIX. Why is life so awesome??? My last Vitamix giveaway contest was so much fun it’s gonna be tough to match, but I have faith in you guys. You have more heart than Hallmark on Valentine’s Day. The best […]

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3 Tools To Help You Live A More Epic Life

by jenny sansouci April 8, 2014
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Today is the official launch day of my dear friend Gabby’s new book, Miracles Now!!! I’ve been very lucky to have had a copy in my hands for awhile now, so I’ve been able to spend some real quality time with it. She knows I love all of her books, but I can honestly say […]

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How I Got Started Blogging As A Business

by jenny sansouci April 5, 2014
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I get emails with this question almost every single day: “Can you tell me your story, how you got started?” Admittedly, these emails usually go unanswered. Not because I don’t want to get back to you. It’s just that for a blogger, I’m rarely actually at my computer. (I take certain things a little too […]

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Why I’m Doing A Whole30

by jenny sansouci April 4, 2014
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Hey curious cats!! Today I’m officially starting another Whole30. Recently I decided I wasn’t gonna “go on a specific eating plan” for awhile, and just wing it, but ugh, I’m such a sucker for a good detox, and just thinking about challenging myself makes my blood boil with excitement. Can’t help it. I just love […]

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My Favorite NYC Fitness Classes

by jenny sansouci March 26, 2014
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As a result of my oh-so-dramatic 30 day fitness challenge, along with my normal routine of yoga classes and running, I tried the following classes in New York City: TRX Physique 57 The Bar Method Hot Yoga Flex Barre Rowing Class Soul Cycle Barry’s Bootcamp Hip hop dancing Crossfit Shrink Session Kickboxing These were my […]

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Comfort Zone Crusade: The Landmark Forum

by jenny sansouci January 30, 2014
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Hey curious cats!! If you’ve ever wondered what The Landmark Forum is really like, I’m here to give you the real deal. What is The Landmark Forum? According to their site, it’s a course designed to bring about positive, permanent shifts in the quality of your life—in just three days. You’ll experience a new and […]

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I’m Giving Away A VITAMIX!

by jenny sansouci January 17, 2014
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This is probably the awesomest thing that’s ever happened on my blog. I’m giving away a VITAMIX! If you’re not familiar, a Vitamix is a SUPER HIGH POWERED blender. A magical blending powerhouse. The ultimate green smoothie machine. I remember when I first got my Vitamix, in 2010 as a celebratory gift to myself for […]

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One Little Switch That Will Make You More Successful

by jenny sansouci January 11, 2014
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Lately, for some reason, Robert Greene‘s work keeps surfacing in my life. Everywhere I go it’s like one of his books pops out at me, so I’m beginning to take notice. Robert Greene has done a lot of writing about human psychological behavior — he’s the author of a few books on the subject, including […]

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The 2 Best Places To Channel Your Addictive Energy

by jenny sansouci January 9, 2014
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Do you ever find yourself wishing you could quit some of your more destructive tendencies, or saying things like “I just have an addictive personality”? I’m talking about the everyday addicts. Not just people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol – but food, sugar, cigarettes, coffee, relationships, negativity…you name it. Subtle or full-blown, it’s […]

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The Most Beautiful Poem I’ve Ever Read

by jenny sansouci December 29, 2013
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“The reward for holding nothing back is feeling your place in the universe.” -Mark Nepo (quote taken from Danielle LaPorte’s Desire Map Planner) I’ll admit…I spend a good chunk of my energy trying to “tone it down.” Toning down the level of intensity I feel about life – how deeply I feel things, how fiercely […]

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High Vibe Gift Guide

by jenny sansouci December 4, 2013
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The holiday season is officially upon us, so I thought this week would be the perfect time to share my top 20 high vibe gifts! (What is a vibe?) We all want the people we love to feel their best. Making other people happy is super high vibe…and happiness is contagious. With that in mind, […]

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Vibe Meter: Saturated Fat

by jenny sansouci November 26, 2013
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Welcome to the first VIBE METER! I’m so excited to share this with you. (What is a vibe?) To kick off the Vibe Meter, I brought on a very special Guest Vibe Critic. He’s one of my greatest teachers — I trust and respect his opinion and vibe critiques immensely. Guest Vibe Critic: Dr. Frank […]

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Introducing: Healthy Highs and The Vibe Meter

by jenny sansouci November 18, 2013
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“Ask yourself what makes you come alive  — and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman I’m so excited to share this with you. I’ve been working on it for months, and it’s finally ready to be released into the wild. So much goes into […]

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Do You Really Need A Vitamix?

by jenny sansouci September 30, 2013
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Ah, the Vitamix. One of the most favorited and coveted pieces of machinery in the health food world. I remember the day I decided to get one. It was right when I finally made the decision to enroll at nutrition school, and I knew my life was changing. All of the people I had read […]

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What Supplements I Personally Take – And Why

by jenny sansouci September 6, 2013
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If you’ve spent time with me in person recently, you may have seen me whip out a baggie of different colored supplements at a meal. The whole extravaganza seems like a little bit much to some people (even my co-workers at Dr. Lipman’s office call me a junkie) but that’s ok. I like to try […]

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The Best Glass Water Bottle

by jenny sansouci September 3, 2013
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I honestly don’t think a day goes by in my life when someone doesn’t ask me about my water bottle. I carry it everywhere with me, and I can truthfully say that I’ve used the same brand of glass water bottle for over a year now. That’s something that’s never happened to me before! I […]

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Why I Don’t Eat Breakfast

by jenny sansouci July 23, 2013
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Oh boy oh boy…here we go. Wait, but isn’t breakfast the “most important meal of the day!?” I know some people aren’t gonna like this, but that’s cool. Feel free to contribute your opinions, just please read through the whole blog before you do. Also please realize that what works for me won’t work for […]

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12 Quotes Worth Sharing From Wanderlust

by jenny sansouci July 19, 2013
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If you ever happen to be at the same yoga festival as me, it’s likely you’ll find me in the front row of the classes, with my notebook and pen stationed at the upper left corner of my mat. I’ll be taking notes in downward dog, writing down whatever wisdom that particular teacher spouts out […]

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My Super Immunity Green Juice

by jenny sansouci July 16, 2013
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About 5 days before I left for the Hanuman Festival last month, I started to feel a little sore throat. Uh oh. That’s always the first sign of getting full-blown sick, right? I took a day to rest, but the next day I woke up feeling like I got hit in the face with a […]

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Can Meat and Butter be Healing?

by jenny sansouci June 24, 2013
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Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending a really fascinating talk given by Dr. Frank Lipman and Chef Seamus Mullen. Dr. Lipman is very passionate about the connection between food and healing -  it’s a daily part of his practice working with patients. Seamus has been dealing with some serious health issues over […]

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