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October 22, 2019

Plant Based Burgers. Healthy or Not?

The Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat Burger are the newest faux meat burgers to hit grocery stores and restaurants. Both are vegan and contain animal products or by-products and are designed to mimic the taste and texture of real beef. While all of this sounds healthy from the outside, it is far from healthy on the inside...
October 22, 2019

Plant- Based. The New Processed Food?

Even though French fries, pasta, cookies, chips, vegan cheese, and tofurkey, fall into the “vegan” or “plant-based” diet, it doesn’t mean they are healthy. These plant-based products may simply be the next generation of processed food.
August 29, 2019

My Birth Story

The hardest part about being pregnant is not knowing when your little human is going to arrive. Will it be on their due date, in the middle of the night or on a beautiful sunny day? Will it be like in the movies where your water breaks in the grocery store and you deliver in the car while you are stuck in traffic on the highway? Our due date was Sunday, January 20, 2019. The […]
July 19, 2019

Coffee. Healthy or Not?

Is it healthful to drink coffee? If so, how much and why?  I believe the healthiest part about drinking coffee is the social element since we are finding our social connections to be the greatest predictor of long- term happiness. Coffee also stimulates dopamine, our neurotransmitter that activates our pleasure centers in the brain and can enhance our experience in the moment. However, too much coffee can deplete our serotonin levels over time which can […]
June 27, 2019

Pelvic Floor Exercises for Pregnancy

Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor, ease labor, soothe sore muscles & help with postpartum recovery.
April 10, 2019

The Anti-Inlammatory Diet

To give you a better understanding of the anti-inflammatory diet, let’s start with defining what inflammation is...

March 20, 2019

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March 17, 2019

12 Tips for The Most Common Baby Problems

In this blog, I collaborate with my guest blogger and baby expert, Annie O to share tips for making life with a baby, easier and way more fun. From how to make your own diaper cream (that actually works) to treating gas/discomfort, we hope you find these tips to be helpful for you and baby.
March 14, 2019

A Sustainable Lifestyle Plan

Wondering how to make this lifestyle stick? What if you love eating out, meeting friends for wine, or exploring the local cuisine when you travel? What if you can’t give up your coffee or chocolate? How do you live healthy without giving up the things that make you happy?
February 18, 2019

10 Pregnancy Must Haves

Pregnancy is a special time and it's important that you feel good inside and out. Make sure to stock up on these 10 pregnancy essentials.