The other day my husband and I were trying to remember how spent our evenings before having kids. Embarrassingly enough, we could hardly recall what we used to do with the time we now devote to feeding, bathing, reading, teeth-brushing and corralling kiddos before bed. One thing we were able to remember was that I used to make
At any given time, people are collectively pointing fingers at a particular food or ingredient, saying it’s the thing to blame for our current obesity epidemic. Right now that food is sugar. But is sugar – and all it’s pseudonyms – really to blame for obesity? I say no. Though Americans do eat a lot more sugar
Halloween is just two days away, and it seems like there’s candy everywhere I go. While I’m all for occasional indulgence, eating a nibble here and a nibble there can add up to unwanted extra pounds pretty fast. Not to mention worsen diet quality, which may mean poorer health as we head into cold & flu season.
The holidays are a tough time to maintain or start healthy habits. With temptation around every bend, even the most diligent eaters and exercisers can get thrown off. But this season, I’m trying to lose a few. Not because I’m worried about how much I actually weigh, but because after 5 months of eating like a breast-feeding mom
‘Tis the season to detox. Trouble is, that word is nonsense. (At least in the context of healthy eating). Unfortunately you cannot “undo” a month-long Christmas cookie binge with a few days of green juices. The body just doesn’t work that way. If our organs were swimming in toxins every time we ate a Cheez-It or overindulged