Have you tried the three-day detox?

Katie Tolley has learned that proper nutrition and exercise are keys to robust good health and enjoyment of life.

  When I first started coaching, I thought, I’ll never do that detox stuff, I’ll just exercise and try to eat healthy. I am not one to stick to a plan, so I knew the meal plans would be a challenge, let alone a whole detox. My lack of planning causes problems when it comes […]

The joy of living a fitness lifestyle

Fitness means feeling good, according to Katie Tolley.

Contrary to popular belief, I am not superwoman … I’m so far from it. I am Katie Pink extraordinaire, though … that works for me. It’s taken me a long time to figure that out. My path has had many avenues and many dead ends, paths that were laid out for me, and paths I […]

Health and Fitness: What is gluten, anyway?

Submitted to dorchester banner Katie Tolley continues to study the link between foods and health, as well as how people can take control of their fitness.

Gluten is the latest buzz word in nutrition. But, so many people have no idea what it is. When friends of mine with PhDs start asking for more info, it’s time for an article about gluten and why it’s a problem. So, What is Gluten? Gluten is a the protein found in the seed of […]

Never give up looking for health answers

Holistic Fitness Coach Katie Pink Tolley knows that thoughtful nutrition is a key to good health.

So, What does getting ‘glutened’ look like? A. Laziness, fatigue B. Anxious, depressed, irritable, angry C. Disoriented, unaware, spaced out, Cognitive dysfunction D. Stomach ache, migraine, joint pain E. All of the above and then some! Anyone that has talked with me knows this is a hot topic for me. What angers me the most […]

Inflammation 101 – get smart for good health

Inflammation is defined by the free online medical dictionary as a localized protective response elicited by injury or destruction of tissues, which serves to destroy, dilute, or wall off both the injurious agent and the injured tissue. The inflammatory response can be provoked by physical, chemical, and biologic agents, including mechanical trauma, exposure to excessive amounts […]

It takes guts to be healthy

I can pinpoint my gut issues all the way back to middle school in the suburban brick rancher I grew up in, and more specifically right down to the bowl of gravy, loaf of bread, my friend Lori, the stomach pain, and the bloating that came along with it. Those problems go way back. This […]