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How Parents Can Help in the Fight against Childhood Obesity

A growing concern in today’s society is the prevalence of childhood obesity, a problem that may be even bigger than previously speculated. Recent reports from the American College of Sports Medicine indicate that the already staggering numbers of childhood obesity are actually underreported. Parents are a crucial element in fighting the battle against this problem, as Continue Reading

Summer Picnic Smart Picks

Summer is in full swing in the south and that means picnics and outdoor grilling. Don’t let too many high-calorie favorites keep you from staying trim this summer. Keep these swaps in mind at your next picnic and you’ll stick to your healthy diet without any effort!

8 Tips to Spring Clean Your Diet in 2014

Spring is finally here and farm-fresh fruits and vegetables are filling the markets. This is the perfect time to “spring clean” your diet and try cooking at home more often. In-season produce reaps the most nutritional value and the price is right when you choose produce during this peak season. Tell me in the comments: What fruit or Continue Reading

Cooking Tips for Moms: Fast & Healthy Dinner Ideas for Your Family

Cooking at home is the best way to ensure that you and your family are getting the most nutritious and wholesome meals possible. But many families are so busy it’s seems impossible to put together a fast AND healthy meal. In this video, Michelle Karam from eHow shows a quick and easy recipe for a Continue Reading

Eat your vitamins!

You hear a lot about vitamins and minerals online, in magazines and TV. Especially if you’re trying to lose weight or even just eat healthier. Vitamins are a group of substances that are essential for normal cell function, growth, and development. The best way to get all the daily vitamins you need is to eat Continue Reading