Fighting Inflammation: Quick Tips From a Dietician
No doubt over the decades nutrition information has been confusing and conflicting. Butter or margarine, sugar or artificial sweeteners, cow’s milk or soy milk? Recommendations have certainly wavered. As a dietitian, I have seen standards of practice evolve over the years as our science has improv
6 Health Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate
If your sweet tooth craves chocolate, there are plenty of reasons to surrender to your cravings and indulge. Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Cacao of
4 Simple Tips For A Healthy Gut – And Why It Matters.
Why is a healthy gut important? Sounds a bit silly, but how often do you consider the role that your digestive system plays into your overall health? These days, life is non-stop and families are always go-go-go. As busy parents, we experience the ups and downs of physical and emotional exhaustio
What Fair Trade Means and Why You Should Care
Best Part of Waking Up Every morning, for years, I have enjoyed a cup of coffee. I never spent much time thinking about where the beans came from, nor was I aware of the irresponsible (and often inhumane) practices that have been implemented over the last several decades by coffee growers. I simply
Can I Help My Child Be Smarter?
Yes, you can! Fatty brain foods help developing brains, baby brains, adolescent brains and aging brains. I’m talking about Omega 3 fatty acids primarily from cold-water fish such as tuna and salmon or fish oils. And the specific Omega 3 fatty acid that improves brain development, cognitive f