Category Archives: healthy family

cornfield200Chefs, restaurant owners, packaged-food companies and health advocates everywhere are purging high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) from their food. According to the Wall Street Journal, one San Diego restaurant spent several months and more than $15,000 making sure all of their sodas, cocktails, ice cream and sauces were HFCS-free. They are replacing it with sugar. But is HFCS really less healthy than the alternatives?

It turns out that much of the hoopla surrounding HFCS may be based more hype than fact. For chefs, restaurateurs and packaged-food companies, removing HFCS is part of a larger effort to create foods that … Read the rest

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Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family, food and drink, football and parades. Enjoy them all, but remember to put relationships at the top of your list.

In the past, we have often said, “make relationships the ‘main course,’ and food the ‘side dish,’” and that’s especially true on holidays like Thanksgiving. It doesn’t really matter what you eat as long as you’re surrounded by the ones you love.

We will be having Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her family, as well as assorted other friends and relatives. The other day, when I spoke with my sister, she … Read the rest

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During this summit that starts on February 14th, you will hear from 9 top experts on parenting. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best on how to interact and communicate with your child in an engaging and positive way. It’s the perfect gift to give yourself and your child, and it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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At Vitaerobics, we talk a lot about creating a “healthy family future”, but what does that really mean? It means making the healthy choices each day that make it possible for your family to live a healthy life and create a healthy foundation for generations to come!

One way to create that healthy future is through family meal times. Studies show that families that eat together tend to eat healthier and eat a wider variety of foods, creating a foundation for a healthy future. And eating family meals can have lots of other benefits too.

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Some people devote their lives to the study of nutrition and still don’t know everything there is to know about it. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need a degree in nutrition science to make healthy choices for you and your family.

If you focus on a few simple principles, you’ll have everything you need to select healthy foods at the market and in restaurants, create healthy meals that your family will love, and put your family on a path to a legacy of great health for generations.

For the rest of us, these 5 simple … Read the rest

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