What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is celebrating National Nutrition Month throughout the month of March. This is a great opportunity to share information about a plant-based diet for those who are new to a plant-based life, those considering going plant-based, or those who are simply curious about what plant-based is. What is a plant-based diet?Continue reading “What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered”

Friend or Foe? Here’s the Truth About Carbs

Since the popularity of low-carb diets has taken the country by storm, carbohydrates have been getting an undue bad rap. From the Atkins Diet of yester-year, to the more popular Keto of today, people across the nation have been convinced that carbohydrates are the true evil of the American diet, causing them to get fatContinue reading “Friend or Foe? Here’s the Truth About Carbs”

I’m Getting Certified in Holistic Nutrition! What Does that Mean for the Blog?

Dear Friends, As you are reading this, I’ve already begun phase two of my holistic nutrition course. I investigated several options for nutrition certifications and landed on the Holistic Nutritionist Certification program at AFPA Fitness. I chose this one for two reasons: 1) It uses a whole body approach (holistic) to nutrition rather than focusingContinue reading “I’m Getting Certified in Holistic Nutrition! What Does that Mean for the Blog?”

Dry Skin? Try This!

Welcome to Winter, the season of perpetually dry skin. I always have trouble with dryness in both my hands and my face during the winter months. My hands get especially dry because of all of the added washing that comes along with germ season. My kids have both been sick a couple of times, asContinue reading “Dry Skin? Try This!”