Why I Use Non Toxic Household Products + FREE GIFT FOR YOU

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Today’s post is written in partnership with Grove Collaborative. Make sure to read the full post for details on how to get $40 worth of free product including 60 day trial VIP Membership.  Before I became a mom, I made it a priority to use products and eat foods that were non-toxic. While you may […]

Just Smile. Autism Awareness Month

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April is Autism Awareness Month and it’s something that is very close to my heart. I hope that after reading this, you’ll have more compassion for parents of and children with autism and how you can be of help. I was invited by my friends at Comcast last week for an evening to learn how technology is helping families […]

VIDEO |Food Documentaries: Is there anything we’re actually allowed to eat?

The title of my video was originally asking if I was becoming Orthorexic due to watching too many food documentaries. A reader suggested I change it and the title of this blog post was her suggestion. Thank you Julia for a great title. This week, I uploaded a video to my YouTube channel is response […]

You May Want To ReThink Your Diet

Do you eat gluten free because of preference or necessity? If it’s just out of preference because you think it’s healthier, you may want to think again. According to a new study coming out of Harvard, a low gluten diet may be linked to later developing type 2 diabetes. The people in the study who […]

Toxins To Avoid: Phthalates, What Are They & Why

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Having a child made me more anxious than I already was about everything especially food, plastics, household cleaners and my own cosmetics. I decided to do this series Toxins To Avoid because I was overwhelmed by the number of ingredients and products I felt I should be avoiding. First, I shared why you should avoid […]

Toxins To Avoid: What is BPA and How To Avoid It

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There are so many toxins out there to avoid. Some are for real dangerous, others are minimally so, the once in a blue moon minuscule amount you ingest it, you’re probably fine. It’s always about moderation but with some of these things, it’s hard to control your exposure. Like to BPAs. BPA is short for […]

Why the Washington Post says ‘Meat is Horrible’

“Meat is horrible.” That was the headline I saw all weekend on my iPhone News shortcuts screen. It was dated July 3rd but yet it remained well past that date for a couple of days. I found this odd since the headlines traditionally change hourly. Did Apple really want me to read this article? So, […]

Top 10 Superfoods You Haven’t Heard Of

If you’re a health nut like me, you probably have noticed a number of new superfoods on the menu at juice and smoothie bars as well as in the aisles of your favorite health food stores. To avoid spending you hard-earned money on products you don’t need, I asked SF contributor Mary Kate to find […]

What Not To Eat This Summer: 4 Common Toxic Foods

You know not to eat fried foods and ice cream on a regular basis. I’m not here to tell you that. I want to open your eyes to 4 foods that are often mistaken for being harmless yet are frequently consumed during the summer. As always, in moderation you will be fine but don’t make […]

Health Trends for 2013

The week before the New Year, everyone loves to predict the top trends for 2013. The fitness and health industry is fun for me to watch. The Today Show featured a short (and odd) list this morning with one of my favorite TV dietitians, Joy Bauer. Here are her four picks for 2013 health trends […]