The LA Dream Center

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I believe that nutrition and exercise are key ingredients to living a happy and fulfilled life. In my books I talk about a PC combo – the optimal combination of Protein and Carbohydrates to maintain a healthy, active life. I’d like to add an addendum to that. For a completely fulfilled life I think what…

Casa Hogar de Cabo San Lucas Children’s Home

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Although foster care is gaining momentum in Mexico, orphanages still dominate by a long shot. There are over 700 orphanages — some public, some private — that house over 30,000 children in Mexico. It’s estimated that 400,000 Mexican children are without parents, and 100,000 of these children are homeless. Needless to say, improved housing solutions…

Spring Recipes and Easter Alternatives

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April is an important month for awareness. In the United States, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of the month is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual assault is a serious and widespread problem. In the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence…

Embrace Your Voice in April

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April is a month full of hope; spring is officially here! Spring can represent so many things: hope, new life, reflection, transformation. There is a beautiful quote from Harriet Ann Jacobs that says: “The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” Easter also represents that…

A Year In Review

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It’s a New Year! Last year went by so fast! It was filled with so many things, both challenging and exciting. I was blessed to be able to be part of so many incredible things with the Jonathan D. Fischer Foundation. If you don’t already know what JDFF is, A number of years ago my…

Christine’s April Newsletter

  Is it true that “April Showers Bring May Flowers”? I hope so! I am so excited for all the beautiful blooms, farmer’s markets, beach weather, and the great outdoors. It’s officially spring and that means summer is almost here. It is no secret that I absolutely love coconut oil, but I have been finding…

Christine’s March Newsletter

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How is the weather where you are? On the west coast, although weeks away, Spring is in full swing! Are you ready for the sun? I am! March is National Nutrition Month, and of course, I am super excited about this month! Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics comes up with a theme…

Christine’s February 2016 Newsletter

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February is the month that gives us an excuse to love a little more, express our love more extravagantly, and hold on to our loved ones a little tighter. It also gives us an excuse to eat more chocolate…right?  I say, absolutely! Everything in moderation, though and you need to know specifically which chocolate is…