Nutrition Tips, Random Rants

Is The Sugar In Fruit Bad For You And Your Kids?

Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com I get a lot of questions about whether parents should be concerned about the sugar in fruit. The short answer? No. Parents are concerned because of the increased awareness of the negative consequences of sugar consumption. However, some people have taken this too far and fearmongered people into avoiding… Continue reading Is The Sugar In Fruit Bad For You And Your Kids?

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Tips For A Healthier Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner so I wanted to share some advice on how to mitigate the effects of all that extra sugar your kids will be eating. Seasoned parents know that the sugar high and sugar hangover that occurs after Halloween is no treat šŸ¤Ŗ so here are some tips to prevent your… Continue reading Tips For A Healthier Halloween

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PSA: If You’re Using Pink Salt Or Sea Salt Then You And Your Kids May Be Deficient In Iodine

Gourmet salts like pink Himalayan salt and various sea salts have become very popular but they come with a caveat: they are not iodized like regular table salt. Many people unknowingly rely on table salt for their iodine requirements so making the switch from table salt to pink or sea salt can lead to iodine… Continue reading PSA: If You’re Using Pink Salt Or Sea Salt Then You And Your Kids May Be Deficient In Iodine

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Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.

Photo by Viktor Smith on Pexels.com Why do you even need to soak and/or sprout grains, legumes, nuts and seeds in the first place? These foods contain anti-nutrients (ex. phytic acid) that bind to certain nutrients making them less available for your body to absorb.  They also contain enzyme inhibitors which prevent them from sprouting… Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.