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The Healthiest Zero Sugar Multivitamin For Kids

After talking to my kids’ dentist recently about how gummy vitamins can cause an increase in cavities, I went in search of the healthiest zero sugar multivitamin for kids. Luckily, it exists, it’s affordable and my kids love it! My Quest For The Healthiest Zero Sugar Multivitamin For Kids Okay, I admit I’ve been giving my kids gummy vitamins for years. I don’t want to say negative things about other brands, because I think they are definitely well intentioned AND have good ingredients overall, but it always concerned me that gummy vitamins were basically candy. My kids would beg for them, fiend for them even. I recognized that this was the process with typical high sugar foods – they hijack the brain so you crave more and more. While I liked that they were taking multivitamins, I recognized that they reacted to them like they would candy. Wanting more and…

How I Prepared For The COVID-19 Vaccine

After intitialy being quite wary of the vaccine, I decided it was safest to get it. For me, the benefits outweighed the risks and I did numerous things to prep my body. This is how I prepared for the COVID-19 vaccine. I’ll be honest, when the vaccine initially rolled out – I was skeptical. Most vaccines take years to produce, fine tune, test for safety, ensure efficacy. Most of all I wondered how safe these vaccines were. I hadn’t heard of mRNA vaccines but I was thankful a viral vector vaccine was also available (Johnson & Johnson). I decided to take a wait and see approach for a bit. I wasn’t the first to line up to get the vaccine honestly. I still wore a mask everywhere, socially distanced and was responsible. But I didn’t know yet if I’d get the vaccine. To be truthful, I was scared. I don’t…

What To Eat After A Peloton Workout

I’ve joined the cult of Peloton, okay?! And I LOVE IT! Don’t judge me. This is what to eat after a Peloton workout – from a nutritionist and health coach. Like so many people since the start of the pandemic, I bought a Peloton. I wanted to workout, I wanted my husband to workout, but I wasn’t comfortable going to gyms or yoga classes. You guys, a Peloton is surprisingly cheap. I also want to let everyone know that I didn’t shell out the few grand for a Peloton. I opted for a payment plan which makes the Peloton SO AFFORDABLE. I pay my Peloton off $50 a month with only an additional $100 in interest. That’s cheaper than a gym membership! It really, truly makes Peloton accessible to so many people. I really can’t recommend it enough. Anyway, I normally workout around 6am. Before my kids wake up. It’s…

Ten Gluten-Free Breakfast Ideas

I’ve been gluten-free for over ten years and still sometimes struggle with what to make for breakfast! Here are my top ten gluten-free breakfast ideas, all are healthy, nourishing and will fuel your body and brain for a great day! I don’t know why, but I always struggle with what to make for breakfast. I wake up, I ask my two year-old and my four year-old what they want. And honestly they’re not at all helpful. But today I was scrolling through some of my food pics and I thought, DUH. Here is what to eat for breakfast. All these nutritious, healthy, filling meals to fuel your brain and body. Here are my top ten gluten-free breakfast ideas. First up, a good ol’ smoothie. When made properly, smoothies are healthy, filling, delicious – and won’t spike your blood sugar. I say that last part because majority of smoothies are made…

7 Steps To Get Rid Of Adult Acne Naturally

I started getting acne in fourth grade. Fourth grade! You’re like, 9 in fourth grade. Here are 7 Steps To Get Rid Of Adult Acne Naturally! Acne completely robbed me of my confidence when I was a kid. I had deep, cystic acne. I had white heads, I had blackheads – I had it all. My skin was so inflamed that on more than one occasion someone asked what was wrong with my face. Acne persisted throughout my teen years and into my early twenties. It was only when I changed my diet and switched to non-toxic skincare that I really saw an improvement. Even now, if I’m eating too much dairy, gluten or sugar and/or not sticking to my skincare routine – the acne comes back. Here are 7 Steps To Get Rid Of Adult Acne Naturally Step 1: Use good, NON-TOXIC skincare. More and more I am concerned…

Everything You Need To Know About Breast Fat Transfer – FAQs

How much did it cost? $11,395. It could have since increased. Which doctor did you go to? Dr. Bednar is Charlotte, NC. Did you travel? Yes, I flew there from DC. It’s a short flight. Where did you stay? The Hampton Inn. At the time there was a shuttle between the hotel and the doctor’s office, though I’m not sure the hotel still offers this service. They dropped me off and picked me up. The rooms are equipped with full kitchens and refrigerators which was essential for me. How long did you stay? I arrived Tuesday night and left Friday morning. Did someone travel with you/is this required? Yes and yes. You need someone with you the first 24 hours to help you around, administer medicine and just be there in case of emergency. You can hire one of the nurses for this, but I forced my friend Joël to…

Eat These Five Foods Daily To Improve Anxiety

I have treated my own anxiety with a combination of exercise, journaling, brain rewiring, meditation, sleep and diet. I eat these five foods daily to improve anxiety and they have made a massive difference in my mood and overall brain function. Before you think anxiety is just genetic, that you are broken or that something is wrong with you – I’m here to tell you that you are not broken, you are not beyond repair, you are not only worthy of healing – you’re capable of it. Did you know that what you eat has a profound impact on your mood? Or that the gut is the second brain? Or that even simply dehydration can negatively impact the brain? Listen, there is SO much you can do to feel better. And for me, that starts with what I’m eating. The gut is the second brain, Science is just beginning to…

Nine Ways To Get The Best Sleep of Your Life

After a bout of particularly brutal insomnia, taking damn near every natural supplement and millions of Benadryl, seeing specialists and reading everything I could about insomnia – here are nine ways to get the best sleep of your life. I have had trouble sleeping on and off since I was a kid. I am a light sleeper. If it’s two degrees too hot (literally) I wake up. If there’s light I wake up. If Scott breathes too loud, I wake his ass up to shut up. No I am not kidding. My history with sleep issues and insomnia. When the pandemic began, my baby (who had a sleep disorder) finally started sleeping through the night at 19 months. I think it was a combination of sleeping roughly 4 hours a night for the past year and a half and the stress of the pandemic – but I couldn’t sleep. I…

Gluten-Free Spring Pea & Prosciutto Crostini

This Gluten-Free Spring Pea & Prosciutto Crostini is so delicious and perfect for a warm spring dinner outside! Paired with a crisp glass of white wine – it’s divine. You guys, I love a crostini. They’re delicious little morsels of food that I can eat with my hands. What’s better? And if you’ve never had mashed peas, you’re in for a fucking TREAT. They are so, so good. Assuming you like peas in the first place. This is one of those kind of fancy recipes that couldn’t be easier to make. And is also gluten-free. I used Against the Grain baguette or you can use a keto baguette or make your own baguette. Tips for making Gluten-Free Spring Pea & Prosciutto Crostini: if you’re dairy-free, use a nut based mozzarellaput a finger partially over the bottle of olive oil when drizzling the crostinis so you don’t drown then in oilfeel…

Anti-Inflammatory Salmon and Veggie Bowl

This anti-inflammatory salmon and veggie bowl is easy to meal prep, perfect for gut and overall health and is totally delicious. I love a good bowl. A Greek chicken bowl. An Asian ground chicken bowl. Egg roll in a bowl. Korean ground beef and veggie bowl. I love ’em all. And even better, they’re perfect for meal prepping. I only meal prepped two of these bowls but I wish I’d done more. They were SO good, filling and healthy. I love eating healthy food because it literally makes my body and brain feel better. There’s a reason for this. Did you know that the food you eat isn’t just energy for your cells, it’s information? How we eat determines more than our body composition, it determines how we think, mental clarity, cognitive function, our mood, our energy, our sleep, genetic expression and so much more. I’m so in love with…