Eat Healthy? Exercise? Still no abs? You’re not alone.

Eat Healthy? Exercise? Still no abs? You’re not alone.

What’s more elusive than Bigfoot and arguably more actively sought after? Money? Fame? True love? You’ve already read the title so you know where I’m going with this. Abs. Rectus Abdominis. We all have them. If only we could see them. Even after slimming down, the abs elude. We think that if we could just get that last five or ten pounds off, perhaps they’ll show up. So we exercise. We crunch. We sit up. We buy fancy machines with great hope and promise. Two weeks go by and the stomach looks more irritated than dissipated. I don’t think that getting abs...

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Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for Kids

When it comes to kids health and nutrition, we sometimes assume that it will be different than an adult’s. After all, kids are still growing so they must need more calcium and multivitamins, right?  A safe and logical assumption, indeed. But the truth is that they need the same kind of nutrition you do. Which makes it easy, because you can figure that a child can eat the same balanced meal that you’re eating. Same dinner, same veggies, etc. Nutrition comes best from food, for adults and kids alike. Getting a multitude of different vitamins and minerals from food is...

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Wake Up Beautiful

Wake Up Beautiful

It is 7:00 am and I am standing in my bedroom surrounded by a closet full of clothes and a full length mirror full of failure. I am trying to pick out something to wear that will flatter my figure and send the right message. But all I can do is stare at myself, trying to understand. What has happened?  Even though what used to be a significantly overweight body has now become a standard size woman’s figure, I still see all the same “flaws”. How is it that even though my pants say I am a size 10, the...

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