Teaching Kids to Love Their Bodies

Dozens of studies have looked at how children view their bodies and when the best age to intervene would be to promote body satisfaction. It appears this can occur as young as 7-9 years old. My graduate school thesis was on this very topic and was shocked how many children in kindergarten and first grade... Continue Reading →

Changing Food from Adversary to Ally – Part 3

If you haven't checked them out already, take some time and review Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. In Part 1, I introduce the concept of functional medicine and the influence the environment and our choices have on out gut health. In part 2, I dive into using the FODMAP diet to promote... Continue Reading →

Changing Food from Adversary to Ally – Part 2

Earlier this week I started a mini-series on food intolerances and allergies. If you're just tuning in now, be sure to check out part 1 of this series here - http://bit.ly/2ZkCsfS. Today I'm going to tackle an approach to managing food intolerances. I will be posting more about food allergies next week! In the last... Continue Reading →

Starting The Day On Track

With the school year just around the corner, I've gotten a number of requests for healthy breakfast recipes and tips for starting the day smoothly. The most important thing is preparation. If you plan in advance you will succeed - I promise! Whether you're trying to follow a healthy diet, fuel your kids or just... Continue Reading →

Be Brave Today

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try - JFK How many times have you wished things were different? Dreamed about doing something else - something more - but never moved past the dream because you were scared? How many times have you started making progress in an area of your health but got stuck... Continue Reading →

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