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 →

E-Cigarettes – NOT a healthy alternative

I’m sure you’ve all heard of vaping before (using an e-cigarette). It initially started as an alternative to traditional tobacco products that didn’t require have all the horrible chemicals of standard cigarettes. For this reason, many people looked at it as a healthy alternative to cigarettes or even a method to quit smoking all together. ... Continue Reading →

Chicken Shawarma and Sweet Potato Fry Bowls

Have you ever wished you had a recipe that was so versatile you could use it for literally any occasion? Like your favorite outfit that you just add a few accessories to based on the situation, this recipe does it all. A simple weeknight dinner, a Saturday night dinner party, or an easy weekly go-to... 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 →

Changing Food from Adversary to Ally – Part 1

You can't go far without before you find someone with a food intolerance. At least here in CO, I hear comments about food intolerances almost daily. It’s pretty clear that food allergies are one of the hot topics in health, wellness and nutrition. There are countless headlines about the next food that may be wreaking... Continue Reading →

Sunday Q&A – Staying on Track

Vacations are intended to be relaxing getaways that bring you closer to family and re-energize you to continue to be present and thrive in your daily life. But they are often filled with indulgences and all the things we feel like we shouldn't be doing. So what can we do to set ourselves up for... Continue Reading →

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