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The Healthiest Hot Chocolate – Ever!!

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  When there is a bit of a chill in the air, curling up on the couch with a nice cup of hot chocolate is a delicious way to warm up.  My kids love hot chocolate – but I don’t love the kind made with those hot chocolate packets – each cup contains 20 grams […]

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Five Foods for Focus

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It’s Back to School time again.  That means it is time to ditch the “summer brain” and get ready to focus and pay attention in class.  These 5 foods can literally feed our brains, boosting it’s functioning and focus to help kids stay on task at school.   1. Fish One of the best sources […]

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This is Your Brain on Sugar

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Remember Nancy Reagan’s Just Say No campaign from the 80′s dedicated to educating kids about the dangers of doing drugs?  One memorable commercial had the egg frying in the pan and the slogan – this is your brain on drugs.   The slogan for the commercial with the fried egg today could be “this is […]

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Cuckoo for Coconut Oil!

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One of nature’s perfect superfoods – coconut oil has almost endless uses and is definitely on my must-have healthy shopping list!   In Sanskrit, coconuts are called “Kalpa Vriksha” which means: “The tree that gives all that is necessary for life.”  When choosing a coconut oil, I like to look for quality unrefined, organic cold pressed […]

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Breakfast of Champions!

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Breakfast foods that boost focus, attention, mood, and provide lasting energy – to avoid the “Seven Dwarf Syndrome” at school. “Presence is more than just being there.” – Malcom S. Forbes Just being seated at their desk is not enough, kids need to be ready to focus, pay attention, and really connect to the material.  […]

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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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