Mistake #3: Categorizing Foods as “Good” and “Bad”

“I can’t have that! That’s bad for me.” We’ve all done it. Classifying foods as good and bad can start turning your thinking more negative than it has to be. True – to meet your personal goals you might need to avoid or limit certain foods like salty potato chips and ice cream. But there is … More Mistake #3: Categorizing Foods as “Good” and “Bad”

Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

I wanted to start a small series about how to read ingredients. Although I suggest eating things without a label and ingredient list on the box or bag (eating whole, unprocessed foods), there are always things that will have a nutrition label and ingredient list like yogurts, cereals, oatmeal packets, etc. These in themselves might … More Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

Acid Reflux: Caused By Not Enough Stomach Acid

I’m sure most of us have been there. After a heavy meal, or laying down after having dinner, we’ve all had that uncomfortable burning sensation. Especially with the heavier foods in fall and winter. Since it’s Acid Reflux Week, I’ve decided to talk about a few things you can control to help if the reasons … More Acid Reflux: Caused By Not Enough Stomach Acid

Know Your Labels: Lactose-Free vs. Non-Dairy vs. Dairy-Free

Did you know that “lactose-free”, “non-dairy” and “dairy-free” do not mean the same thing? It can be confusing and frustrating, but it’s important to know the difference when you have a dairy allergy. Why It’s Confusing Something that is “Milk” doesn’t mean cow’s milk, or animal milk. Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, Soy Milk, etc. Something … More Know Your Labels: Lactose-Free vs. Non-Dairy vs. Dairy-Free

How To Get Enough Water Throughout the Day + 7 Infused Waters

Forgetting the Basics Sometimes hearing so much about other foods and drinks that are healthy, we forget the basics. We know that drinking water is healthy, but why? We are made of 60% water Helps to maintain the balance of bodily fluids Aids Digestion, Absorption of Nutrients, and Eliminating Waste Helps Circulation Maintains Body Temperature Detoxes … More How To Get Enough Water Throughout the Day + 7 Infused Waters