The Future of Our Health-Nutrition for Kids

The Future of Our Health – Nutrition for Kids

After presenting to a group of middle school students on the topic of nutrition this past week I got a taste of what it would be like to be a parent – tough. Chips, pop, chocolate bars, pizza… perogies… what else? Energy drinks, sugar infused yogurts, macaroni and cheese. What are the effects we should expect of consuming these foods loaded with preservatives, colorants, sugars, and excess sodium?

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Week 2 Journey of Feature Get Your Glow Challenger: Houaida Haddad

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Week 2:

Juice cleanse was a tough one for me - used to eating a lot throughout the day, especially as an emotional eater with a currently stressful job - but I did 2 days in a row and my body felt so light and so much healthier!

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Journey of Feature Get Your Glow Challenger: Houaida Haddad

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Week 1:

Phew! I don't feel as though I did too good this week as I started out by not being prepared. Had a very busy weekend (as per usual) and didn't get any recipes tried out, didn't get any healthy meals cooked, which all lead to not eating very healthy all week.

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Stop Dieting. Start Living. 5 steps to Enjoy your Life through Healthier Choices

Stop Dieting. Start Living. 5 steps to Enjoy your Life through Healthier Choices

“Don’t start a diet that has an expiration date. Focus on a lifestyle that will last forever.”

The lack of optimal health seems to be an ongoing struggle for not some, but most. After this weekend. After next. It’s not about finding the right time to “diet”; it’s about stepping into the journey of a lifestyle - and then to just keep stepping into it. Daily.

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Protein-How Much?

Protein - How Much?

Next to water, the next highest source of molecules in the body is protein – an essential macronutrient required for growth and repair of cells, including hair, skin, organs, and of course muscle. It is required for stabilizing blood sugar levels, building strong bones, balanced brain chemistry and needed for endurance and strength. When broken down into their building blocks of amino acids they are required as precursors to hormones, immune response, and even the formation of nucleic acids such as your very own DNA. As much I prefer to gravitate away from grams and portions and calorie counting, this question merits a somewhat quantified response. So, how much protein does the body need? Depends on whom you ask.

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About Me

Kristin Fraser is a speaker and consultant on natural health, including food preparation workshops and nutritional seminars. Offering you insightful information on leading a healthier, happier life.

 

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