5 Nutrition Myths To Ignore

5 Nutrition Myths To Ignore

There are a million food myths floating around the internet. Here are five of the ones I hear most frequently, busted! 1. Juice cleanses help rid your body of toxins. Why people believe this: Dieters may believe if they’re experiencing diarrhea or extreme hunger, their body must be shedding bad stuff. But the opposite is true. Cleanse… Continue Reading

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Naturally Pink Rice Crispy Treats

Naturally Pink Rice Crispy Treats

Just when we’ve gotten into a healthy eating groove after the holiday cookie frenzy, Valentine’s Day pops up. Though it’s not as intensely focused on sweets and doesn’t last as long, those red-and-pink M&M’s on display everywhere sure do look tempting! In an effort to distract Lucy (and myself) from all the artificially colored store-bought treats we… Continue Reading

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The Complete Breakfast Smoothie

The Complete Breakfast Smoothie

When I was little I always begged my mom to buy Carnation Instant Breakfast, partly because I loved the TV jingle we probably all remember, and partly because it looked like one of my favorite treats: chocolate milk. But she never did, and now that I’m grown up and can read package labels, I know why! Powdered (or… Continue Reading

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Healthy Food

So many parents come to me concerned that their kids aren’t eating enough. They describe a scene of chasing their kids around with a fork, trying to get some healthy nibbles into them so they won’t starve before bedtime. Or giving them chicken nuggets for every meal because “nuggets are the only thing he’ll eat.” If… Continue Reading

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20 Ways to Detox Your Body and Mind

20 Ways to Detox Your Body and Mind

The idea that you can “detox” your body from the damage caused by overindulgence in food and drink is a false one. Just because a juice cleanse or extreme diet gives you diarrhea or makes you feel hungry all the time does not mean your body is “shedding” all the bad stuff you did to it.… Continue Reading

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Super Clean Green Smoothie

Super Clean Green Smoothie

I love the fresh start of a new year. The chance to reflect on the past and make plans for the future is so freeing, and always gives me so much hope. But there’s one thing I dread about January: the dieting. Though I personally never “diet” (see my own tricks here), it kills me to… Continue Reading

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