About Kate Murphy

My goal is to empower individuals to educate themselves, take control, and become their own health advocates because without our health, nothing else matters.

Gluten Sensitivity: Fad Or Fact?

Gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley has been causing quite an upheaval both in social media and in the stomachs of those who don’t seem to tolerate it well. According to a 2013 survey, about one in three Americans are trying to avoid gluten. This number is growing rapidly. Despite the increasing number [...]

Top 3 Exercises For A Better BUTT!

As a personal trainer I am often asked, what are the best exercises for toning the butt? My answer used to be (before I knew better) squats, lunges, etc. Unfortunately, our modern-day lifestyle has thrown a wrench in things, and it’s no longer that simple. It has become quite obvious that there is a LAZY BUTT epidemic occurring, which [...]

Why You May Never Have A Six-Pack.

If you've been on social media, then I assume you've been exposed to “six-pack selfies.” You know, the pictures of the perfectly sculpted, tan midsection that frequently finds its way to your Facebook or Instagram feed. Ya, those ones. Maybe you know someone who is trying to promote or sell a supplement who frequently shares six-pack selfies.  These images that [...]

Inflammation: The Gateway To Disease

Inflammation has become a popular buzzword in the health industry. That’s likely because inflammation is connected to nearly every ache, pain, and chronic disease. We know that poor diet, lack of exercise, too much stress, and lack of sleep all increase inflammation. But why? What is inflammation? Why is it bad for us? And how do we [...]

5 Tips For A Healthier Thanksgiving

Ah, the holidays are just around the corner. These next few months are full of fun, but are perhaps the toughest time of the year to make healthy food choices. For most, Thanksgiving is about overindulging. Research shows that most Americans consume roughly 4,500 calories per Thanksgiving meal. That is enough calories to last most of us a [...]

Healthy Apple CRISP

This tasty dessert is my latest creation. The thought of biting into a crisp, tart apple picked fresh from a tree makes me beyond happy. I grew up eating loads of green apples off the trees in our orchard, and that’s certainly why green apples are among my favorite foods. And you can’t go wrong when [...]

“YOU HAVE CANCER.” Avoid Becoming 50% Of The Population Who Will Hear Those Words.

Less than 100 years ago, 5% of the population developed cancer. Today, nearly 50% of the population will hear the words "you have cancer" during their lifetime. According to this 2015 study, an estimated 1,658,370 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the US and 589,430 people will die from the disease this year. Horrible. And [...]

7 Healthy Snacks For Energy And Weight Loss

Who doesn’t love a yummy snack? Even the word is appealing! But snacking can be tricky- it can easily improve your overall health, but also quickly take it away. Healthy snacking will set you up for successful weight loss and sustained energy throughout the day. However, snacking the wrong way quickly leads to energy slumps [...]

The Flu Shot: Is There A Better Way?

Last year the Center of Disease Control (CDC) released a statement that “the flu vaccine was only 23% effective in 2014-2015.” Several other studies have confirmed that if the correct strain is included in the flu vaccine it is moderately effective. I'm not here to debate the pros and cons of flu shots. What I [...]

Nutrient Rich Recipes By Kris Stewart

So, what's new on Health Revolt? I'm so glad you asked. I am extremely thrilled to announce that the most talented and skilled chef I know will be sharing her recipes on Health Revolt. Meet Kris Stewart, who’s been to French culinary school, produced shows for the Food Network, and co-owned a production company called Fresh [...]