nutrition

  Recently, there were two separate posts here about children’s health. Holly Haze discussed childhood obesity and also ADD/ADHD. Besides sugar, the added ingredients with food coloring are being linked to many behavioral issues with our kids. Here’s why. Food dye was added into foods simply to make them LOOK more appealing. There is zero […]

  Time and time again you hear the excuse of cost being a reason to not eat healthier. This is grossly exaggerated. When you actually KNOW about nutrition, you will know this first hand. If you don’t know…here’s some help from Holly Haze. “If you shop the periphery of a grocery store and stay away […]

There's a pill for everything and that is not a good thing

      The answer is….Nope. Believe it or not, the countries with the highest rates of osteoporosis are the ones where people drink the most milk and have the most calcium in their diets. These countries are also the ones with the highest rates of bone fractures. Osteoporosis is very preventable because it is […]

Food

I’ll be honest, when I think of Starbucks the word ‘healthy’ isn’t something that comes to mind.  I tend to think of sweet coffee drinks and that addicting lemon pound cake!  My Daughter is a fan of their Egg Bites, and those seem fairly healthy.  Lucky for us a nutritionist recently shared the healthiest and […]

  For many years I was vegetarian, and even vegan for a little bit. I made the mistake of thinking that was a healthier lifestyle for me without doing any of the research behind what that meant. Being a vegetarian or vegan does not always mean you are healthy. Ideally, it means you are consuming […]

  As promised in my last health post, I am circling back around on a topic that is super important! The word ‘pandemic’ has been in everyone’s vocabulary for the past year or more, yet for decades we don’t look at the EPIdemic right in front of our faces. The OBESITY epidemic. Of course we […]