Probiotics, Prebiotics and Steps To Better Digestive Health

March 16, 2018 Prebiotics vs Probiotics

You’ve probably heard of probiotics, but what about prebiotics?  Here, we will explain what probiotics and prebiotics are, and how they can lead to better gut health.  Probiotics and prebiotics exist in supplement form, but they are widely available in an array of common, every day foods.  1. Probiotics Probiotics are active, live cultures just […]

5 Ways to Avoid Food Traps

March 9, 2018 avoid food traps

Trying to avoid food traps but keep getting stuck? Food traps are situations and places that make it difficult to stick to your healthy eating plan. We all have to avoid food traps everyday, and here are some tips on avoiding common food traps. Vacations It can be difficult to stick to your regular diet […]

Does your child have trouble sleeping after a divorce?

March 2, 2018 child trouble sleeping after a divorce

Does your child have trouble sleeping after a divorce? Every year, more than 1 million US children experience the divorce of their parents, and shared custody and traveling between 2 homes can make it difficult for kids to maintain a consistent sleep schedule. Sleep problems can include everything from thumb-sucking and bedwetting in younger children, […]

3 Important Things to Know about Cholesterol Levels in Children and Adolescents

February 23, 2018 cholesterol levels in children

Let’s examine cholesterol levels in children and adolescents. As an adult, you are probably familiar with the need to have your cholesterol checked. But did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recommend that all children between 9 and 11 be screened for high cholesterol? Here, 5 things to know about cholesterol levels […]

Kids in the Kitchen: 5 Ways to Get Your Kids Cooking

February 16, 2018 get your kids cooking

Let’s look at ways to get your kids cooking healthy foods. Cooking more meals at home is a great way to improve health. By cooking at home, you can take control over what you and your family eat. Getting kids involved in various stages of cooking has many benefits. Kids feel good about doing “grown-up” […]

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Get Enough Fiber

February 9, 2018 make sure your kids get enough fiber

Let’s look at some ways to make sure your kids get enough fiber. You might be surprised to learn fiber is an important nutrient for not only children but also adults. It is recommended that kids, along with adults, get about 25 grams of fiber a day. Fiber helps prevent constipation, and may reduce the […]

3 Ways to Stay Active This Winter

February 2, 2018 ways to stay active this winter

Let’s look at some ways to stay active this winter. While it can be easy to get outside in the summer, winter weather can interfere with anyone’s best intentions to stay moving. Here, 3 simple and creative ways to keep moving even when the weather is less than ideal. ways to stay active this winter […]

How to Develop a Home Yoga Practice

January 26, 2018 Develop a Home Yoga Practice

How to develop a home yoga practice…While attending a yoga class is wonderful, it is not always possible.  Today, we will discuss how to start develop a home yoga practice when you do not have the time or resources to make it to your favorite class.  There are many benefits to developing a home practice, […]

5 Ways to Help Kids Reduce Stress

January 19, 2018 Help Kids Reduce Stress

Let’s look at ways to help kids reduce stress. As a parent, you are probably well aware of the many stressors that your kids face. From pressure to do well in everything from school to sports to after school activities, today’s kids have a lot on their plates. Today, we will identify 5 actions you […]

3 Reasons Yoga Can Help Fight Pediatric Obesity

January 12, 2018 pediatric obesity

Today, one in five kids between the ages of 6-19 suffers pediatric obesity. Pediatric Obesity has immediate and long-term effects on well-being and health. If you are looking to address childhood obesity, physical activity is key to developing a healthy weight. Today, we will discuss how yoga can be a healthy physical activity for children and […]