It can definitely be a struggle when trying to get your kids to eat healthy. The earlier you introduce healthy foods the better. Otherwise, if their taste buds are used to sweeter tastes then it’s going to be harder to feed them stuff that doesn’t have a pound of sugar in it. Children’s taste buds […]Read more "Tips for Raising Healthy Kids"
People often look at food and only see the number of calories and how that food is going to make them fat. It’s time to change the way you look at food. Everything you put into your body is either going to prevent disease or cause disease. The Standard American Diet (SAD for short) is […]Read more "Eating the SAD way"
With so many health trends out there today, it seems every product has some health claim on the front of its package. “Sugar-free”, “All-Natural”, or “Fat-Free” sure sound healthy, right? But are they as healthy as you think? Don’t be fooled by these so-called health claims. The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” […]Read more "Become a Food Detective: Why you should read food labels and how to do it"
A lot of people believe olive oil is good for you, and why wouldn’t they? It’s all over the media on how it protects heart disease among other health promoting qualities. But let’s look at the facts… Olive oil is the most calorically-dense food out there. It starts as a whole olive and then removes […]Read more "The Truth About Olive Oil"
You know the feeling when you eat too much and just want to go put your sweatpants on and lay down until you feel like you can move again??? Bloating is that uncomfortable feeling that makes us look and feel much heavier than we really are. It is caused from overeating, poorly combined meals and […]Read more "Beat the Bloat!"
Detoxification is not just about the body. When our minds are clear, we are able to focus on what we really want in our lives. Many people lie awake at night tossing and turning, thinking about all the negative things that happened that day or stress out over money, relationships or their career. Before you […]Read more "Detox your mind"
One of my favorite things to buy each week is a nice big piece of ginger root. Ginger is an excellent detoxifier. It cleanses the lymphatic system which boosts immunity and also increases metabolism which can help with weight loss. By relaxing the smooth muscle in your intestinal tract, it allows food to pass through […]Read more "Ginger Benefits"