Monthly Archives: February 2018

Why a Healthy Diet May Not Be Enough to Cure Constipation In Kids

Constipation in kids is a major problem, but all the kale in the world may not be enough to fix it. Here’s why–and what to do! Constipation is a big problem among children and can lead to bedwetting, daytime accidents, and urinary tract infections. I’m happy to have another guest post by Steve Hodges, M.D., a pediatric urologist at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the coauthor of STOP Bedwetting Forever With M.O.P. (get more info at the bottom of the post plus a discount code). Here, Dr. […]

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Am I Healthy? 6 Signs of Good Nutrition That Aren’t Weight

Whether you are visiting the doctor soon or not, “am I healthy?” is a question that you probably ask yourself from time to time. Sure, your weight is often a pretty good indicator that you’re consuming the right amount of calories and eating nutritious meals. But your dietary habits can effect more than the numbers on the scale. The next time you ask yourself, “am I healthy,” the answer lies in these six signs of good nutrition: 1. Your skin is aging well. The hard-to-hear truth: Aging […]

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Sweet Potato Healthy Dessert Bowl

Sweet Potato Healthy Dessert Bowl Make this yummy sweet potato healthy dessert bowl to cure that sweet tooth OR you can pair it with a side of protein for a dessert inspired breakfast! Click to Pin It! Ingredients: 1 cook sweet potato 2 tbsp almond butter 1/2 can full fat coconut milk blueberries cinnamon Directions: First puncture your sweet potato. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 mins. Cut open and let cool. Add 1/2 coconut milk, 2 tbsp almond butter, and cooked sweet potato to your blender. […]

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Matcha Mango Smoothie

Coming right up! An antioxidant-rich matcha morning smoothie that can be made in 10 minutes for a quick breakfast on the go. Matcha is still the cool kid in the tea world for good reason; it’s high in antioxidants, it’s delicious, and everyone who loves taking a good Instagram photo love it because of the stunning green color. We talk about matcha a lot on Nutrition Stripped from brewing and blending the fine green powder into a Matcha Latte to fuel your morning sans coffee or giving it […]

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Is Fruit a Problem on My Diet?

Fruit has lots of fiber and nutrients, but it’s not always the best choice for weight loss. In this video, I explain what you need to know about the natural sugar found in fruit. Fruit sugar or fructose must be processed by your liver before your body can use it. A healthy liver has no problem dealing with the natural fructose in a piece of fruit. Unfortunately, there is an unnatural form of fructose that is found in many of our modern day foods. High fructose corn […]

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