"You used to like it." "Just try one bite." "I'll give you...if you eat your vegetables." "Why don't you eat...oh fine, what do you want instead?" Sound familiar? If these words have come out of your mouth, please read on. In my experience as a Pediatric Dietitian, I have learned many tips along the [...]
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Seeds - What Gives them Super Food Power? When you hear heart healthy, nuts often come to mind. But, for those who have a nut allergy (such as myself), where to next? My answer to that is in the super food nutrients of seeds. Nuts do offer many heart health benefits. But, this article [...]
If your social media feed is like mine, it is overloaded with diet buzz words. Keto, intermittent fasting, macros, what does it mean? How do you decide which one is right for you? What if I told you, your body tells you. Are you listening? First, understand that most diets include a restriction of calories [...]
It's that time of year again! Are you wondering how kids will make it through a whole school day? Although these are unusual times, kids benefit from breakfast, lunch and snack to get through the school day. Kids need fuel to start the day. They need to refuel at lunch time. In addition, after [...]
When it comes to leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce or iceburg lettuce. While these provide health benefits, there are 5 immune boosting greens to try now! Shaking things up can help keep things fun and interesting in the kitchen while also diversifying your nutrient intake. We’ve all [...]
Head to Toe Check Stop! Take a pause. Take a minute for a self check. What is your body telling you? Do you have brain fog? What are your joints saying? What do your lungs say walking up steps? Does your heart race with simple activity? How is your strength for daily tasks? If any [...]
The Struggle is Real - I Get it It's summer! But, it has felt like summer break since March. The kids are home, you're home. But, this is not your usual summer. You are trying to work from home. Summer vacations may look a little different, or they were cancelled. Summer activities for the kids [...]
So, you’ve identified some trigger foods that affect your gut. Now what? How do you incorporate the gut friendly foods? Just like it’s important to periodically deep clean and purge unnecessary clutter around the house. It’s helpful to reevaluate your meal planning, shopping and food prepping routine too. Here are a few simple steps towards [...]
Wondering how to heal your gut problems? Tired of the feeling bloated? Clothes fit one day, but not the next? Gut problems - how to heal leaky gut? In the previous article, symptoms of gut problems and leaky gut were reviewed. Want relief? Let's review how to heal leaky gut. Leaky gut is also linked [...]
Do you have Gut Problems? You eat, but afterward your stomach looks like a balloon. You feel the gurgling creeping up on you. Then you are running to the bathroom. Or, the opposite, you can't go and you are stuck with a balloon size belly. Do these gut problems sound familiar? Harvard Health calls it [...]