When Mom and Dad Talk Diet, Kids Listen

When Mom and Dad Talk Diet, Kids Listen

Early the other morning I was watching the news hoping to catch the weather. My four-year-old daughter woke early, came downstairs and sat down next to me on the couch. We rarely watch "grown up TV" together, and if we do, it's usually something she loves to give her...
Healthy Diets vs Diet Foods

Healthy Diets vs Diet Foods

We all know it’s important to eat healthy – even if we choose not to do so. I try to eat as healthy as possibly as often as possible. Sure, there are exceptions, but that’s life. For the most part I do the best I can to make sure that the foods that I put into my body...
Do You Recognize Any of These Emotional Eaters?

Do You Recognize Any of These Emotional Eaters?

Are you hungry? No? Then why are you eating? Yes, you absolutely should keep food in your stomach every four hours or so during throughout the day, but if snacks and unconscious eating rule your day, they’re ruining your diet! 1)      The Boredom Eater: You’ve...
Become Kid Healthy

Become Kid Healthy

Most of the parents I know are incredible people. They dote on their children - paying the closest attention to their education, nutrition, activities, emotional well-being and social interactions. There is nothing a loving parent wouldn't do for their child. That...
The Fittest Baker You’ll Ever Meet

The Fittest Baker You’ll Ever Meet

Nine years ago, Brady Braden was 70 pounds heavier, out of shape and eating way too many processed and sugary foods. Then one day he went to the doctor and stood on the scale. “Between the numbers and his ‘encouraging’ me to lose a few pounds, I decided it was time to...