Whole Family Health Wellness Articles

  • Understanding the role of Omega 3 in Children

    You most likely have heard about the benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Omega 3 is considered essential because your body does not make Omega 3 (DHA and EPA).   Science is also starting to show the need for children to get adequate amounts of Omega 3 to ensure a healthy brain and all its functions. The need for Omega 3 and children begins much earlier than you may realize. It starts before birth, while the fetus is growing. 

  • Let's Talk COVID-19

    A little note, sent with love, so you know what you can expect from us during these very uncertain times.  As of this writing, we are deemed an ess...
  • Building Community - My 2020 Goal

    As we wrapped up another year, another decade, I found myself diving deep inside to ask myself the big questions; Am I really happy? What could ma...
  • Why is My Metabolism Slow?

    You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism...
  • Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

    Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some ...
  • Coffee - Who can drink it and who should avoid it?

    Coffee is one of those things - you either love it or hate it. You know if you like the taste or not (or if it’s just a reason to drink sugar and c...
  • Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it's Making You Fat and Tired

    Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and...
  • Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

    Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it's not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the am...
  • How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Tables

    The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help con...
  • How to Improve Gut Health

    Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research sh...
  • Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

    Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Gettin...
  • Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

    You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let's make sure we'r...