Entries by shan bates

Restoring Vitality

This article originally appeared in Las Vegas IS Luxury. Spring 2019. What age do you want to feel? How old were you when you felt the healthiest? If you’re like many people, you might recall days when you had boundless amounts of energy and made positive decisions about your well-being. Those days are not over for […]


Chill Out

By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian Frozen foods often take a backseat to fresh options, especially when it comes to produce. Something about that perfectly organized and colorful produce section seems like it is the clear choice. That is not always the case, and in some instances, it may be the opposite. Fruits and vegetables […]


Wants Vs. Needs

By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian There is a big difference between what your body needs to function versus what your mind typically wants. The body needs the correct vitamins, minerals, water, and macronutrients to build and sustain your body’s cells. What your mind wants is typically loaded with empty calories that have very little […]

The HydraFacial Is Perfect for Spring!

Good Morning America recently featured cutting-edge facial treatments for fresh skin. With spring fast-approaching, a facial is the perfect way to shed the winter blues and put your best face forward. In the “Skintervention” video segment, a top dermatologist recommends several facial types, including the HydraFacial. “Beauty bloggers tout the HydraFacial as the ultimate way […]

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Pre-Workout Nutrition

By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian Pre-workout nutrition is just as important as any other aspect of your health and fitness. There are multiple factors that will help you decide what the best tactic is for you. Some things to ask yourself: Do I get lightheaded or dizzy during workouts? Do I work out in […]

Releasing the Energy Inside

By: Donna Tagliaferri   This blog is an excerpt originally posted on My Life from the Bleachers. What a ghastly couple of weeks I have had health wise…a truly nasty sinus infection that I made worse by not going to the doctor until almost a week into it. And then guess what? After I got better, I […]


Easy Breezy Recipeasies

By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian I’ve heard a lot of talk about the benefits of vegetables lately. Sometimes it seems like they are difficult to work into diets. Sometimes it is difficult to find ways to implement them in a tasty dish that isn’t bland or boring. Vegetables do not always have to be […]

The Importance of a Dynamic Warm-Up

By: Paula Lichardi Xuberance Las Vegas We define a  dynamic warm-up as a series of movements performed in a progressive sequence from low to moderate intensity prior to a workout. The progression of intensity enables the circulatory system to promote blood flow to the working muscles for a steadily paced warm-up of the soft tissues. […]

Celery: the Food that Didn’t Exist Until Now

By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian A new trend has emerged, and it has to do with a mysterious food item known as “celery.” Celebrities are swearing by celery juice to help with many ailments including irregularity, weight loss, and even psoriasis. What is this mysterious food, and how is it doing these amazing things […]


By: Jeremy Will, RD/LD Registered Dietitian Every couple of years a new diet emerges as the cure for weight loss and obesity–from Atkins, Paleo, and vegan to the now-popular Keto diet. Half of the articles you read claim it is the cure-all, while the other half assure you it is the worst thing you can […]