Tag: nutrition

The Latest Weight Loss Science

The Latest Weight Loss Science

Want to know more about what works for healthy, holistic weight loss? Cutting edge research just published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine shows us that behavioral change support, in the form of a health coach at your primary care doctor’s office, can be […]

Your Local Farmer’s Market Strategy

Your Local Farmer’s Market Strategy

Yes the produce and products at a farmers market are fresh and beautiful and healthy… and expensive. I want my family to enjoy the local bounty, but without busting our budget. So we have a strategy: Twenty bucks. That’s our farmer’s market allowance. The kids […]

A Pediatric Specialist on Processed Foods

A Pediatric Specialist on Processed Foods

I know very well that a whole-foods plant-based diet is the ideal everyday-for-life diet. Hubby and I cook and enjoy a vegetarian meal about three or four nights a week, sometimes more. Heck, we get excited about things like brussel sprouts and broccoli rabbe.  But […]

Cooking with kids: Three ways to encourage a lifetime of healthy food choices

Cooking with kids: Three ways to encourage a lifetime of healthy food choices

While it’s so important to nurture a love of plant foods in our children, it’s also important not to make eating a stressful event. When kids associate “food” with “anxiety”, bad things happen. I.E. eating disorders like emotional overeating. But we do want to encourage […]

A Little More Thought On A Somewhat Controversial Post

A Little More Thought On A Somewhat Controversial Post

In my last post, Doctor, Judge Thyself, I described how I go to great efforts to help patients make healthy lifestyle changes, and I admitted that I get frustrated and judgmental when met with great resistance. The post generated significant page views and commentary, which signals […]

Nachos and Cookies For Lunch…Bad Mommy, or Healthy Moderation?

Nachos and Cookies For Lunch…Bad Mommy, or Healthy Moderation?

The kids and I had homemade nachos for lunch today, with girl scout cookies for dessert. Later, for an afternoon activity, we made and decorated sugar cookies. And no, I’m not  concerned about any of us. As a matter of fact, the kids had ice cream […]