Category Archives: Children’s Health

Nutrition: Read This if You Still Drink Coke

Sodas like Coke are definitely not healthy. They’re loaded with high fructose corn syrup which is an especially strong driver of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. It is an especially dangerous sweetener because unlike glucose and other forms of sugar, … Continue reading

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Health and Truth: Are You Eating These Contaminated Foods?

Part of my mission as a health coach is to share information that can help keep you and your family healthy. You will want to carefully read this article by the Food Babe. I’ve written before about the dangers of … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: 9 Reasons to Skip the Halloween Candy

You are no doubt familiar with the Grinch who stole Christmas. Well I’m sure most people consider me a Halloween Grinch. I don’t consider Halloween a “holiday” for many reasons. Dressing up as devils, witches, ghouls and zombies isn’t my … Continue reading

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Overall Health: What is Gluten and Why Should You Consider Avoiding It – Part 1

Everywhere you look there are new gluten free products, articles and books like Grain Brain and Wheat Belly touting the benefits of cutting gluten out of your diet. But maybe you aren’t sold just yet. Fair enough. So for today’s … Continue reading

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Healthy Snacking: 5 Reasons to Eat Popcorn Again

One of my daughter’s favorite go-to snacks is air popped popcorn. She drizzles it with melted organic ghee and mixes in chili lime spice! I was concerned about her eating popcorn because I know most of the corn produced here … Continue reading

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Healthy Digestion: Improve the Health of Generations

Fiber is a critical component of overall health. There are so many benefits to including adequate fiber in your diet, including: Fiber acts like a broom, helping to sweep toxins out of your body. Fiber helps with elimination and prevents … Continue reading

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Health and Wholeness: Are You Getting Enough of This Daily?

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” Virginia Satir, Family Therapist I remember reading that several years ago and jokingly telling my husband … Continue reading

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