Eat the Rainbow (no, not a bag of skittles)

A term often heard in the food and nutrition world is “eat the rainbow.” Contrary to popular belief this does not mean, eating a bag of skittles. Eating a variety of different colors of food provides us with different phytonutrients containing certain properties that...

Water; It Does A Body Good

Water is my go-to beverage of choice. Yes, I drink green tea every morning, but water is my constant throughout the day. I know we all hear that drinking is so important and beneficial to a healthy lifestyle because it’s true. It’s also easy to drink and free. The...

Healthy Eating Tips for Kids

As I’m developing the family coaching component to my wellness coaching program, I thought I would share some healthy eating tips for kids from my friends at Veggiecation. I’m often asked how can I get my child to eat more healthy foods, so here are some...

Vitamins, Nutrients, Supplements, Oh My

Our bodies need a variety of vitamins and nutrients to be in optimal health. Eating whole foods is a way to achieve this. I like to cook and eats lots of fruits and veggies because the different colors of those foods contain phytonutrients that help with different...

6 Wellness Trends to Explore in 2019

I recently read an article about the wellness trends for this year and realized some of these are already part of my life. A couple of them though will require me to do some more investigation before I give them a go.  Here are a few worth keeping an eye on. 1-Celery...

Most Popular Diets of 2019

I recently saw a news piece about the best diets for 2019, which prompted me to conduct a further investigation into which ones were receiving highest marks and why. But first before I share what I learned, I would like to tackle the word “diet.” We seem to associate...