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13 11, 2018

8 Tips For Eating Mindfully During The Holidays

November 13th, 2018|Blog, positive thinking|0 Comments

It is that time of year again! You're spending quality time with family and friends, running around planning and preparing for the holidays, and of course eating all of your favorite holiday foods. Although this is a beautiful time to show our love and gratitude, it can also be a stressful time as you rush [...]

30 10, 2018

Looking Back and Ahead: An Interview with Founder Monica Montag

October 30th, 2018|BeWell Staff, Blog, life lessons and love|Comments Off on Looking Back and Ahead: An Interview with Founder Monica Montag

As BeWell Associates prepares to move their offices just across the parking lot, Founder and Senior Nutritionist, Monica Montag reflects on the past 30 years of service and looks ahead to what's next. BW: Why did you start BeWell? MM: I started BeWell because I wanted to help people. I was introduced to holistic nutrition [...]

23 10, 2018

How To Sleep Your Way To Weight Loss

October 23rd, 2018|Blog, Detox and Weight Loss, Fatigue, Sleep, weight loss plan|Comments Off on How To Sleep Your Way To Weight Loss

Can you really sleep your way to weight loss? When I spend time with clients who are trying to lose weight, they often mention that sleep is a problem for them. Can you relate? Your lack of sleep may be hurting your attempts to lose weight. One review found that people who sleep between 3.5 [...]

17 10, 2018

The Blood Sugar — Weight Loss Connection

October 17th, 2018|Blog, constipation, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, headaches, Holistic weight loss program, meal planning, Metabolism, nutrition, weight loss plan, weight loss program|Comments Off on The Blood Sugar — Weight Loss Connection

While working within the Integrative Clinical Nutrition field, I've met countless people who want to lose weight and most importantly keep it off. I've seen them all — and maybe you see yourself on this list — if you've ever been a... yo-yo dieter fad diet dieter calorie counter diet pill dieter ‘hangry’ dieter scale [...]

8 10, 2018

How Stress Makes You Fat and What To Do About It

October 8th, 2018|Blog, Detox and Weight Loss, Hormones, weight loss plan, weight loss program|Comments Off on How Stress Makes You Fat and What To Do About It

You know that stress makes you irritable, edgy, tired, and no fun to be around, but did you know stress can make you fat? It absolutely can, and you’ve got to address your stress if you want to lose weight, retain muscle, and feel energized. In last week’s blog, I explained about insulin, the hormone [...]

4 10, 2018

3 Ways To Get Rid Of That Spare Tire Around Your Waist

October 4th, 2018|Blog, Holistic weight loss program, weight loss plan, weight loss program|Comments Off on 3 Ways To Get Rid Of That Spare Tire Around Your Waist

Are you frustrated by that spare tire around your waist? It’s not uncommon to grow one as you get older, especially as women approach menopause and, for men, andropause. Nobody likes the feel of belly fat hanging over their jeans, but it’s the visceral fat that we need to worry about. Visceral fat coats our [...]

25 09, 2018

Does A Detox Really Help With Weight Loss? Our Health Coach Weighs In

September 25th, 2018|Blog, Detox and Weight Loss|Comments Off on Does A Detox Really Help With Weight Loss? Our Health Coach Weighs In

Detox teas, diets, cleanses, and products are in the news a lot these days. So you may be wondering if a detox is really necessary for you, and how can it help with weight loss.

21 09, 2018

8 Ways To Detox Every Day

September 21st, 2018|Blog, Detox|Comments Off on 8 Ways To Detox Every Day

While it’s a great idea to do a formal detox twice a year, usually in the spring and fall, the reality is that we should be detoxing every single day. We’re certainly exposed to all kinds of toxins day in and day out so think in terms of daily activities that support robust liver function [...]

14 09, 2018

Bloated? Tired? Headache-y? Here’s What Could Be Happening

September 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Bloated? Tired? Headache-y? Here’s What Could Be Happening

Everything you eat makes you bloated. You think of yourself as a healthy person, but you’re dragging yourself through the day. And you get headaches all too frequently. Are you feeling any of these symptoms? Or more... Nasal congestion Fatigue Headaches Malaise Itchy skin Sensitive or tender skin Constipation Bloating and gas Achy all over [...]

7 09, 2018

Meet Our New Clinician And Learn Her Best Tip And Secret Indulgence

September 7th, 2018|BeWell Staff, Blog, nutritionist|Comments Off on Meet Our New Clinician And Learn Her Best Tip And Secret Indulgence

We're very excited to welcome a new clinician to our practice, Mary Kate Gowdy, who moved from eastern PA to join us at BeWell. We asked Mary some questions to help you get to know her better. BW: When did you first discover your interest in nutrition MKG: I was interested in health in general [...]