An event for holiday eating tips

EVENT: Healthy Indulgences – Holiday Eating Tips

By | Events, Nutrition

Join us to learn some holiday eating tips–just in time!  Let’s face it–the holiday season makes it more difficult to choose healthy foods.  But you don’t have to either feel deprived OR gain weight during the holidays!  Join health coach, Sarah Geha, for practical party advice, alternative food choices, and…

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pumpkin smoothie recipe

Perfect Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

By | Recipe

Do you love this time of year because “everything pumpkin” appears?  Real pumpkin is healthy, but most pumpkin creations out there don’t use pumpkin at all and are loaded with sugar and other unhealthy ingredients.  Real pumpkin in this smoothie recipe is surprisingly sweet and packs vitamin A, beta-carotene and…

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it's never too soon to plan for a healthy pregnancy

4 Smart Steps for a Healthy Pregnancy

By | Healthy Pregnancy

If you’re planning to start or expand your family, it’s never too early to begin preparing for a healthy pregnancy.  The steps you take now to support yourself physically, mentally and emotionally will pay off with a smoother and more enjoyable experience. 1. A Healthy Pregnancy Begins with Pre-Conception Planning…

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overcoming learning disabilities

Overcoming Learning Disabilities for Success

By | Learning

Learning disabilities should not define your child.  Many children who have learning disabilities  are actually gifted in other ways.  The story goes that Einstein didn’t speak until he was four years old.  Thomas Edison was bad at math.  These famous (and successful) icons probably just had different learning styles.  Through…

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food allergies

Food Allergies: The Hidden Culprit?

By | Allergies, Gut Health

Did you know that food allergies could be responsible for your child’s bedwetting, ADD or chronic ear infections?  You may find this strange, since last time you checked, the intestines were located nowhere near the ears.  You might think food allergies would cause gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea, gas or…

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baby with colic

EVENT: Common Baby Woes

By | Allergies, Common Concerns, Events

Even a healthy baby can experience colic, reflux, allergies, eczema and food intolerances.  The key is correctly diagnosing the root cause of these common concerns.  These are all conditions that tend to recur and can lead to more serious inflammatory illnesses if not treated at the source.  Even if you’re…

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your picky eater may have sensory issues

EVENT: Resolving the Family Food Feud

By | Events, Food for Thought

How many times have you heard it:  “Oh, he’s a picky eater.”  How many times have you said it?  Do you know if your child’s picky eating is behavioral or sensory-based?  How would you know the difference?  This is a rare topic that every parent must be aware of—and share…

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family nutrition means eating together

EVENT: Family Nutrition Workshop

By | Events, Nutrition

WHAT you eat is important to your family’s health and nutrition, but HOW you eat is important, too. Did you know that studies have linked regular family meals with higher grade point averages and greater self esteem? That’s just a couple of the many surprising benefits you’ll discover during our upcoming…

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vitamins

EVENT: Are You Taking the Right Vitamins?

By | Events, Nutrition

You take your vitamins to ensure your health is top-notch.  Do you know the right supplements to take–and the correct amounts–for your individual body and best health? Everyone is unique.  Therefore, your vitamin and nutrition needs are also unique.  Your individual health issues, lifestyle factors and genetic makeup can affect your…

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inflammation damages the immune system

Inflammation Damages Your Child’s Immune System

By | Cold and Flu

Inflammation has more to do with getting sick than you might think.  We generally equate a healthy immune system with “not getting sick”, but did you know that your immune system controls the body’s defenses against both infections and inflammatory diseases? All infections are inflammatory to the body. The majority…

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kids eating veggies

Dr. C’s Surprising Food Rules

By | Nutrition

Sometimes, the list of “what NOT to eat” seems a bit daunting. Hormones, GMOs, refined foods, additives, etc . . . the list goes on and on! Here are some quick basics from Dr. Cannizzaro: Eat Whatever You Want If  You Cooked it Yourself. When you cook, you know exactly…

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Natural Cold and Flu Prevention and Treatment

By | Cold and Flu

Cold and flu prevention is important for that difficult time of year when your kids collide with all types of viruses. Statistics show that, on average, children will acquire two viruses per month during their first year of daycare or school, each lasting 10 to 14 days. If you do…

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Nutrition Tips

By | Nutrition

What you eat has an enormous impact on your health!  Eating a natural diet gives your body the building blocks it needs (vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, etc.) to keep up all its important processes.  Namely, your immune system! Our holistic pediatrician likes to recommend foods that are good for your body’s systems,…

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nutrition tips

Dr. Cannizzaro’s Nutrition Tips

By | Nutrition

What’s to eat?  A question you probably hear more than once a day.  We all know it’s important for our nutrition to eat healthy meals and snacks because 1) it grows strong kids and 2) it teaches our kids how to eat when they cook on their own (not soon enough,…

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natural kids allergy medicine and allergy treatment

Allergy Treatment Has Never Been Easier on Your Kids!

By | Allergies

If your child suffers from any kind of food or environmental allergy, you know that its effects can range from miserable to life threatening. We have seen allergies become more and more common in our children–even occurring as early as birth! Allergies are an inflammatory condition where your child’s immune…

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