nutrition

Father/Child Relationship Can Prevent Obesity

Father/Child Relationship Can Prevent Obesity

The way you parent obviously has a correlation with the type of child and young adult you will raise.  A new study has found that fathers, especially, have a very vital role when it comes to developing healthy behaviors in their kids and preventing obesity. Interestingly enough, predicting if a child will become overweight actually depends more on the relationship of…
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Are You Feeding Your Kids Junk? Research Says YES.

Are You Feeding Your Kids Junk? Research Says YES.

Did you know that your child’s preferred tastes and some of their favorite flavors are established during the first months of life?  Naturally, these preferences will change over time and as they try new things, but there are a few factors – like breastfeeding, what foods you offer first, and when you give them solid foods – that can help determine healthy…
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Low Carb Protein Pancakes

Low Carb Protein Pancakes

Who doesn’t love a good pancake?  I don’t know, I guess people that hate tasty things.  Most people love them.  And most people also know that hitting up Bob Evans or Denny’s on the regular isn’t great for the old waistline.  So here is a healthy recipe for some low carb protein pancakes, to hopefully satiate that pancake craving. What you’ll…
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How Counting Macros Can Help You Lose Weight

How Counting Macros Can Help You Lose Weight

Have you heard people talking about “counting their macros” and wondered what they were talking about? Understanding macronutrients can be pretty simple.  And if you are a busy parent, knowing the basics can save you some inches on the waistband.  So, let’s make it simple for you. The calories you eat every day, are made up of macronutrients, or “macros.”  There…
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Easy To Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

Easy To Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard boiled eggs for breakfast.  What a great way to save time in the morning and still get a high protein meal in, right?  Well, maybe, if you can figure out how to get the dang shell off without tearing and discarding 40% of the egg.  This is me.  Ultimately, I end up with fractions of hard boiled eggs, most still…
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