The Trickle Down Theory

The Trickle Down Theory

I started teaching my kids about eating for wellness late in the game. They grew up eating mac-n- cheese, chicken nuggets, and pizza.  I think I occasionally threw in some steamed broccoli just to watch it turn cold.  But hey, it made me feel better!  When I realized the power of nutrition and how it […]

Is it normal or just common?

Is it normal or just common?

Hello my friends! I am happy to report that I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, but rather was digging in to the new house, new puppy and family of six that I am in charge of. Whew! It’s a chore but I wouldn’t want it any other way. Today I was in […]

It’s All in Your Head

It’s All in  Your Head

When I first switched to eating healthy I wasn’t sure where to start. I was unsure of what I would actually eat if I was avoiding processed foods (like gluten and dairy). I almost felt panicked. Seriously, what will I eat? I got that question a lot when I told people what I was doing. […]

How nutrition may impact your genes

How nutrition may impact your genes

  We all know that our genetic code is the blue print for our looks, characteristics, traits and more. However, more and more research on how the environment (stress, nutrition, living conditions) also has an effect on the expression of our genes. Certain genes that we carry can either go expressed or unexpressed in our […]