My Family Will Never Go For That!

My Family Will Never Go For That!

Yes, yes, they will! You know you need to make changes to your family’s diet, but you also worry that they’ll never go along willingly. That’s OK, I got you. I’ll share with you my 6 top tips for not only getting them to go along willingly but to also ensure that they love the changes. I caution you not to tell them what you’re doing. That is an important tip to...
Vitamin D – Is Your Family’s Level Optimized?

Vitamin D – Is Your Family’s Level Optimized?

Are you vitamin D deficient? It’s quite possible. According to the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) database, at least 40% of Americans are deficient. Potential signs of deficiency; Tired or sick often Anxiety or depression Muscle, bone, or back pain Osteoporosis or frequent bone fractures Muscle weakness Loss of cognition Asthma Here’s a...
Cars and Planes and Hotels, Oh My!

Cars and Planes and Hotels, Oh My!

The holiday season is right around the corner and many families will be hitting the road. Traveling can be but doesn’t have to be hard on your health. I’ve got you covered with these tips to help navigate healthy eating while traveling. Keep in mind that vacations are to be enjoyed, don’t feel compelled to be too stringent about what you eat. Some of my best...
Make Thanksgiving Delicious AND Nutritious!

Make Thanksgiving Delicious AND Nutritious!

Many times, when I engage in discussions about holidays and healthy eating, people throw their hands up in defense of traditions and the belief that holidays aren’t meant to be healthy. Not true my friends, not true. It’s quite simple to make your Thanksgiving meal delicious and nutritious. Choosing a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be situational. Let’s start...
Minimize Halloween Sugar Meltdowns: 3 Tips

Minimize Halloween Sugar Meltdowns: 3 Tips

Need help managing your kids’ sugar intake and navigating the upcoming Holidays? It’s easy to justify allowing our kids to consume excess sugar, you know, “it’s Halloween” (or any other holiday, birthday…). “it’s a childhood rite of passage”. “they deserve a treat”. “kids’ bodies can handle sugar”. “I ate lots of sugar when I was a kid”. Does any of this sound...
I Don’t Know Where to Start?!

I Don’t Know Where to Start?!

Switching from a typical American lifestyle eating the standard American diet (SAD) is best done in steps, at least for most people. It can be overwhelming, there’s a lot to learn and even more to unlearn. So take it a step at a time. For those ‘all or nothing’ people out there, go for it. My suggestions for getting the ball rolling: Remove processed foods....