Monthly Archives: July 2011

Baby’s First Foods

The first six months of a baby’s life – feeding is pretty simple – as babies nutritional needs will be met by breastmilk or formula exclusively. Some parents will want to begin feeding the baby solids sooner than six months, but the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies be breastfed (or fed formula) exclusively […]

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Build a Healthy Lunchbox!

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Article written by Clinical Nutritionist Sara Vance with ReBalance Life, find her on Facebook. Do you struggle with packing healthy items that your kids will eat? Do your kids get bored with the usual lunchbox fare? Want to get ideas for incorporating more fruit & veggies into the lunch? Worry that your kids are not […]

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20 Tips for Picky Eaters

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If you have a picky eater in your family – you are not alone – most American households have at least one. Picky eaters consume a very narrow range of foods, which tend to be lacking in nutrients and fiber.   Picky eating is very common in toddlers, and as long as parents continue to offer […]

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Building Strong Bones in Kids

Why Osteoporosis Prevention Should Start in Childhood   Most people don’t think we need to worry about osteoporosis until “middle age.” I certainly didn’t worry about my kids’ bones – until my 7 year old got a buckle fracture on her arm this past spring from a fall onto grass in the backyard. It didn’t […]

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Ch, ch, ch Chia for Lowering Cholesterol

Lower Cholesterol Naturally – with Chia! People with high cholesterol looking for an all-natural way to lower their numbers might want to consider taking 2 tablespoons of chia seed each day.  Exactly how can one food significantly lower cholesterol and heart disease risk? ONE: Soluble Fiber Chia is covered in a very unique soluble fiber. […]

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Summer Hydration Tips

During the hot Summer months is important to stay on top of hydration.  Up to 75% of the body is made up of water, so drinking enough fluids is essential for our bodies to function properly. Dehydration occurs when too many fluids are lost, not enough are taken in, or a combination of the two. […]

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Eat Your Sunscreen!

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Foods that Boost the SPF of Your Skin Eating the right foods can help us improve our skin from the inside out – even boosting the natural SPF of our skin! Foods that are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients and omega-3s can help to provide an added layer of protection for the skin from UV damage, […]

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ReBalance Life!

Life is not static…. We all need to “ReBalance” occasionally.  Being able to adapt to the stress and changes life brings us, helps us stay on the path to our best health. Better nutrition improves energy, mood, sleep, digestion and creates a more balanced body, mind and spirit. Sara Vance, Clinical Nutritionist for ReBalance Life provides: […]

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