Our own health doesn’t exist in a vacuum; it is connected to the health of the land, animals, oceans, plants, etc. In the case of eating meat, we need to make sure that the animals we are eating are healthy. How was the animal raised? What did it eat? Was
Antibiotics are necessary in many cases, but they are more often overprescribed. When we go to the doctor, we want answers, and antibiotics have become the quick-fix. It’s hard to go to the doctor and hear, ‘wait,’ and taking antibiotics feels like we’re doing something. But we underrate our bodies’
Healthy fat foods are some of the best foods that we can feed to our kids! They are critical for brain and nervous system development AND we need fats to help us absorb critical vitamins and phytonutrients (nutrients from plants). Unfortunately, fat has gotten a really bad rap for a
I have always been curious about food and its effects on my well-being. But practicing yoga helped me to tune into my body. I noticed how certain foods affected my practice and how my mood correlated with what I ate. My energy crashed when I ate certain foods and remained
For many families, skipping the after school snack might feel like a bad idea as it has become the common third meal of the day. But there are many benefits to skipping the after school snack and having an early dinner instead! Wait Three to Five Hours Between Meals Research
Giving up sugar is impossible unless you want to keep your kids in a bubble. So instead of trying to eliminate sugar completely, a more realistic approach is to feed a lot less sugar to our children. We can focus on helping our kids build a HEALTHY relationship with sweets–one that our children can grow up with and take with them throughout their lives.