Hi, I'm Ginny and this is my blog where I share interesting facts on food and fitness, the latest health and wellness research, my latest recipe experiments (mainly on my husband who is a willing subject), as well as a little inspiration from my learnings on living a full and vibrant life. Check out my ME page to find information on what I do and how I could help you or someone you know.
It is a crazy time right now. If you are like me, you are doing everything you can to protect yourself and your family from the spread of COVID-19. You are washing your hands fervently, you are staying at home as much as possible, and you are practicing social distancing. I am making sure me and my family are practicing all of these measures!
Another way I am trying to help protect myse ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Hey there! It has been awhile since I have written for the blog. Figuring out how to do life with two kids, a toddler and a newborn, has required ALL of me. I love being a mom to my two little girls, but man, the transition from one to two has been a huge adjustment for me! Slowly, but surely I am establishing a little routine for us and am finally lifting my head out of the newborn stage. It ... Read More
Should I be taking supplements? If so, what should I take?
I am often asked these questions by clients, by friends, and those I randomly meet when I share my profession. The nutrition information and science out there about supplements can be confusing so honestly, I often ask myself the same question.
I don’t think there is one standard answer for everyone, for I believe ... Read More
Did you already take time to set your 2019 intentions?
Maybe you are more organized than me, but I am just now getting the chance to really sit down to think through mine as we were still celebrating Christmas with family the week between Christmas and New Years. Whether you have or have not written down those intentions, I wanted to share a few tips I have learned over the years (thro ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Thursday, November 08, 2018
Eating well during the holidays is HARD! From the thanksgiving dressing and pumpkin pie to the Christmas cookies and eggnog, it is hard to not overindulge in your favorite foods. I know it is for me! I could eat my weight in Christmas cookies, all in 1 day.
During this season, I often get asked, “How do I stay healthy all while enjoy my favorite foods during the holidays?” ... Read More
In my last post, I shared why I was making several changes to my diet and what those changes were. You can read it here (https://virginiareddick.worldsecuresystems.com/musings/big-changes-in-my-diet-that-have-yielded-big-results). I have noticed a world of difference in my overall health. I have better energy than I did a few month ago, my body composition has changed, my skin is glowing, and ... Read More
No, I’m not going to talk about protein or fat.
Though those two nutrients are critical for good health, they get talked about all the time in the health and wellness circles. The one I want to talk about is not quite as “popular” as the other two, but just as important.
What nutrient is it?
Dietary fiber is essential for optimal health.
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I recently wrote a blog for the integrative medical practice I work with, CentreSpring MD. I thought I would share the helpful information and tips on my blog as well. Everyone could use a little encouragement to eat their greens!
Eating greens every day is ESSENTIAL for good health. Greens are one food I recommend everyone eat, every day. Really, they are that important! Study after s ... Read More