My mission: To help busy families make healthy choices in a complicated world. I'm a registered nutrition counselor - and mom - who loves putting a healthy spin on kitchen staples.
At a recent dinner the debate got heated over the various diets whirling out there now. One of my friends, a devout Paleo, said “I would bet on the the Paleos in a fight. Vegans are wimps.” Is this the new Bloods versus Crips, I thought? Are these the new turf battles?? The Jets versus... read more →
We all eat way too much sugar, many of us without even knowing it. Everyone knows that a candy bar, or a piece of cake, or a soda have a lot of sugar but how about your organic yogurt? Or the 100% real fruit juice you’re putting in your child’s lunchbox? Added sugars are coming from places that we don’t... read more →
Humans love sweet things. It’s in our nature. Sweet tastes to the long-ago hunter gatherer meant safety. If a food was sweet, then it was safe to eat. It also meant a quick source of energy which we needed when we were running away from mountain lions, and foraging for our food. The original candy... read more →