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It’s not just younger kids living at home that need healthy snacks when school starts. College students going back to school also need to think about nutrition and healthy food habits. It’s August and kids on the west coast have returned to school and kids on the east coast are preparing to go…(Read More)

It’s that time of year again when our kiddos go back to school. It’s also the time when we as parents get to think about how we can help them be successful in the classroom. One of those ways is to make sure our kids have a nourishing breakfast before they head off…(Read More)

With the current epidemic numbers of diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease, Americans are wondering how they can extend the health of their brains. Studies in recent years have examined this question and found that eating 5-7 portions of fruits and vegetables each day increased mental well-being and happiness in a dose response manner. Meaning…(Read More)

Today is Earth Day. It’s also Monday. It brought new meaning to #meatlessmondays. On our nutrition segments this month, we chose to focus on sustainable food. Sustainably growing your food and eating in a way that is a win-win proposition for healthy humans and a healthy earth. So it was the perfect day…(Read More)

What is a cleanse and why should or should you not do one? And, are they necessary? And if you are going to do one, how can you do it safely? Mention to someone you are doing a cleanse and it can likely elicit very different responses. In the ancient Indian culture, the best time…(Read More)

Originally dedicated as American Heart Health Month by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, February reminds us to pay a bit more attention to our most vital organ! Heart disease is America’s #1 killer! Heart disease accounts for 1 out of 4 deaths (more than 600,000 each year) including 735,000 heart attacks…(Read More)

What Do You Crave? Even though I haven’t eaten meat for years, I still crave a good juicy burger sometimes! I recently had a terrific vegan burger at a restaurant in Boulder. It was juicy, not dry, and it reminded me of my hamburger-eating days. It had a great texture and I thought…(Read More)