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Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho … It’s Off to the Farm We Go!

Posted on Jun 6, 14 in Nutrition

Recently I was reminiscing with my family about how much I loved Saturday mornings as a child.  Yes, my day would start with cartoons, and if I woke up early enough, my all-time favorite show – Chief Halftown!  However, my best memories are what happened after getting in some TV time. My mother would load […]

5 Reasons to Plant Your Own Garden

Posted on May 19, 13 in Nutrition

Gardens are great, and now is the time to get planting! Below, check out the five reasons to grow a garden, along with suggestions for what to grow and how to grow it! Why Grow a Garden? A garden is a wonderful thing to experience as a family. You will be making memories and sharing […]

The Best Diet for YOU!

Posted on Apr 30, 13 in Nutrition

Are you following the same diet as your friend, but feel frustrated because you are not experiencing the same wonderful results?  If so, this article by Marcell Pick, OB-GYN N.P. is for you! “Vegan, Macrobiotic, Paleolithic:  Is it Time to Let Go of the Label?” I think we can all agree that for some people, […]

Juicing at Home

Posted on Apr 25, 13 in Nutrition

As promised, here’s a follow-up to last week’s “Blending vs. Juicing” article by Jane Lear. Jane Says:  All Juicers Aren’t Created Equal Juicers are selling like hot cakes as more and more Americans have started drinking their fruits and vegetables in the hopes of losing weight, eating more healthfully, and/or detoxing.  Just last week, in […]

Blending vs. Juicing

Posted on Apr 17, 13 in Nutrition

If you’ve been trying to decide if you want to jump on the juicing bandwagon, this article by food expert, Jane Lear, is for you! Jane Says:  Juicing is Great – But Blending is Sometimes Better It all comes down to the issue of fiber, and not all of those trendy cold-pressed juices have that […]

Oh, Nuts!

Posted on Jan 21, 13 in Nutrition

One of the top snacks I recommend to my clients is fruit with nuts.  The health benefits of fruit are endless … from helping to prevent a host of diseases to greater longevity.  As for nuts, in addition to their heart-healthy fat content, they are also a great source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  And, […]

Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Posted on Nov 16, 12 in Nutrition

Do you remember when we thought eggs were for bad for us?  How about when fat-free products lined supermarket shelves?  And, of course, we cannot forget the most recent “low-carb” phase!  Well, just walk into any grocery store, and it’s not hard to tell that the new bad guy in town is gluten.  Now don’t […]

See you at the movies!

Posted on Nov 11, 12 in Nutrition

Today my family is going to the movies.  For those of us trying to make healthier food choices, the movies can truly be horrifying.  Researchers have found that movie theater popcorn offerings can range from 400 to 1,200 calories, with one to three days’ worth of saturated fat, and up to 1,500 milligrams of sodium.  […]

Treats or Tricks?

Posted on Oct 22, 12 in Nutrition

Okay, I admit it.  I have a sweet tooth.  If you do too, then you know that Halloween can be one of the most challenging “holidays” of the year.  Between handing out the sweet stuff to trick-or-treaters, and the many goodies our children bring home, this particular day can be truly haunting. Well, I have […]