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?

Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Green Mango Breakfast Smoothie

This smoothie recipe happens to be my daughterโ€™s favourite because she LOVES mangoes. So do I! I always pack some protein and healthy fat into our smoothies to turn them into a quick breakfast (or very filling mid-day snack). Leafy greens are also a MUST because smoothies are such an easy way to get some… Continue reading Green Mango Breakfast Smoothie

lifestyle, Nutrition Tips

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 ๐Ÿคช so here are some tips to prevent your… Continue reading Tips For A Healthier Halloween

Health tips, Nutrition Tips

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

Health tips

Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly

You may feel embarrassed talking about your ๐Ÿ’ฉ but itโ€™s an important conversation that you should be having with your doctor at your regular checkups. Unfortunately most doctors donโ€™t even ask their patients about their ๐Ÿ’ฉ, which is a shame because it can tell you a lot about your health. Iโ€™m often surprised at how… Continue reading Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly