I grew up in the ‘80s – the era of fruit punch and boxed mac and cheese. I didn’t give much thought to what was good or bad for me. My single, working mom, an avid veggie lover and modernized Hippie, cooked homemade meals when she could and did her best to make good choices for our family when she couldn’t. As I got older, I became aware of the good habits she had instilled in me. And when I had my own children, I realized how important it was for me to help them understand how to make healthy choices in today’s even more complicated food climate.
Quote of the day:
“Stay committed to your decision; but stay flexible in your approach”
- Tony Robbins
A reader shared this story with me:
“I’ve never been a fan of cleansing. I’ve half-heartedly tried, because I wanted to lose that ‘last five pounds’ (like everyone out there!). But no matter what I told myself (about being able to drink as much juice or eat as many fruits and veggies as I wanted), it still felt like total self-deprivation, and I never made it through a whole day. Read more →
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