Add Strength Training For Pumped Up Health

In addition to nutrition and what we eat, exercise is equally important. Being sedentary and leading inactive lives is a top five risk factor for heart disease. According to the journal Circulation, as many as 250,000 deaths per year can be attributed simply to a lack of exercise.  Strength training, specifically, has many benefits and is…

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts may or may not be one of your favorite veggies. I didn’t grow up eating them. Honestly I didn’t like them at all until I learned how to cook them. Now they are one of my favorites. Many people boil them to death which makes them bitter and mushy. I roast them in…

10 Healthy Habits For Wellness, Longevity, and Weight Management for Fenn Chiropractic

I was given the opportunity to come speak to patients at Fenn Chiropractic about nutrition last night.  I promised everyone there that I would post my presentation so that they could refer back to all the info and practical tips when they needed it.  Here you go… 10-healthy-habits-for-wellness-weight-management from Fenn Chiropractic talk Thanks Ryan for inviting me!

Think About Balance When Packing Lunches

I think it is common to start off the year excited and motivated about back to school and packing healthy, creative lunches, but I noticed that our family has gotten in a lunch box slump lately. The best way to approach packing a lunch, and really to eating in general, is to think about balance….

Should We All Go Crazy For Coconut Oil?

Coconut oil is the new “it” thing to consume for a myriad of touted health benefits from prevention of Alzheimer’s to weight loss.  One site claimed the following as health benefits of coconut oil: “better hair, improved skin, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism, relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood…