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Healthy Children: Most Crucial Issue

If you guessed the most crucial issue is obesity you would be correct. It is an alarming problem and one that seems only to be getting worse. As a grandmother now, this breaks my heart. Here are a few startling statistics: … Continue reading

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Brain Health and Mood: Happy Pills?

I worked with a lovely lady several years ago who wanted to lose a significant amount of weight. As I do with all my clients, I had her complete a detailed questionnaire. I saw she was taking an anti-depressant and … Continue reading

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Health: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Having a health crisis really highlights the fact that no matter how self-reliant, independent and capable you consider yourself to be, there will be times when you must rely on other people – plain and simple. As a mom, one … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating: One More Reason to Avoid Packaged Foods, Especially for Your Children

You avoid giving your children wildly colored, processed foods because you don’t want them affected by the food dyes those foods obviously contain. However, it may surprise you that many foods and beverages you would never think contain these chemical … Continue reading

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Health and Longevity: More Gratitude Benefits that May Surprise You

In last week’s post I talked about how science is finding that gratitude can help us live longer, healthier lives. I saw the short video below of Dr. Wendy Mendes of the University of California, San Francisco, who discusses her … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: Let’s Rethink the #1 School Lunch Beverage

Well it is served in school, and it’s obviously not soda, thankfully, but it’s almost as bad! And what I really find mind-boggling is that we are still calling healthy fat “bad” and replacing it with sugar, which has been … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: You Can Never Start Too Early! 3 Foundational Habits to Put in Place Now

“On average, adults who suffered malnutrition as a child had hearts with less efficient pumping action. They also showed higher peripheral resistance, as measured in their smaller blood vessels. The bottom number in their blood pressure measurements was higher across … Continue reading

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Health and Emotions: You Avoid Second-Hand Smoke – but What About This?

“Research by Tania Singer at the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and Clemens Kirschbaum from the Dresden University of Technology found that being exposed to someone in a stressful situation can trigger stress responses in your own … Continue reading

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Health: Can Being Too Clean Hurt Your Baby?

“Germs are essentially nature’s vaccines, gradually training the innate immune system how to react properly to the many foreign substances that it will encounter throughout life… Germs and bacteria are meant to be encountered naturally, and avoiding them can leave … Continue reading

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Health: Freedom to Make our Own Choices

“If people let the government decide what foods they eat & what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as the souls who live under tyranny.” I happened to see an episode of the … Continue reading

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