More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens

When I took a poll on Facebook of what people want help with the most, weight loss was the winner by a landslide. Right around that same time my children came home from their dad’s, where they spend their summers, 35 pounds overweight each. They normally gain anywhere from 10-20 pounds over the summer, butContinue reading “More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens”

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?”