THIS Should be a Top Priority

I pulled up to the doctor’s office this morning with Sophia, our youngest daughter. She had a basic "Well Check" visit.  We were the second car in the parking lot… …and when I got out, I saw a dad and his daughter in the front of the car next to us eating their breakfast. They had a bag of McDonald’s and a Starbucks.  I assume it wasn’t coffee, as she looked to be around 6 or so … … maybe hot chocolate? There were actually a lot of things about that that I wouldn’t recommend. But let’s look at the positive. I’m glad s…
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Food IS Medicine

I was recently on a trip to NJ. A guy named Sanjiv in my group told me he was recently diagnosed with diabetes. At the break, he pulled me aside and said "do you think I NEED to go on medication or can I cure this without?" I said, "Sanjiv, medication won’t cure anything.  It is like a Band Aid on the underlying problem.  Food IS medicine.  Exercise IS medicine.  And combined, they can cure your diabetes." Now, and this isn’t putting "blame" on him because he was completely unaware of how to eat to better control his blood sugar.&n…
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Four Simple Tips to Make You Better

Today I have four tips that I will help you get better.  For you that might mean healthier.  Maybe shed some pounds.  Or at least maintain the pounds you’ve already shed.  Regardless of your goals, there are a few simple nutrition tips and strategies that will benefit all of us. And none of them have to do with eating x or not eating y. First, learn to cook.  There is no single more important factor that will permanently change your health, your body and set you up for permanent results.  I admit cooking isn’t the easiest thing.  But learning som…
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