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Alex Jone's GMOs

Recently, I watched this video by Alex Jone’s Prison Planet. Scary is the short way to describe it. Although I haven’t done a tremendous amount of research on this topic, I do know that we have a lot to be…...

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Non-GMO Project InfoGraphic

If you haven’t heard of the Non-GMO Project yet, it might be time to tune in. GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals created through genetic engineering, that merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant,…...

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For parents looking for healthier options for Halloween, there’s good news: tons of brands are providing healthier options. Watch my segment on Better Connecticut on how to make your Halloween Party and/or Trick-or-Treating treats healthier. Regardless if you are shopping…...

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Gluten-free

Gluten intolerance and sensitivity, as well as celiac disease, have become more and more of an issue today. And the industry is responding: It seems everywhere we look, gluten-free products are flooding the market. As a matter of fact, while…...

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Sugar

How much sugar should we be consuming? According to the World Health Organization, we should be consuming no more than 10 percent of our daily calories from added sugar (table sugar and sugars added to packaged foods when processed). The…...

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Healthy Eating

Over the course of the last several years, I’ve come to find that there are certain rules to eating healthy that work really well, and for the most part, are indisputable. We often try to make things really complicated when…...

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Eating a healthy breakfast sets the tone for your day. It helps you function optimally and encourages healthier habits throughout the day. To ensure that your breakfast is doing the best job it can for you and your health, follow…...

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Mom knew best when she demanded that we eat our vegetables. Vegetables are powerhouses when it comes to maintaining optimal health. They are packed with vitamins and minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients – all of which help fight disease, obesity, and…...

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As we embark on the New Year, I shared a few of my recommended changes from 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You with Better Connecticut viewers. Although the book covers 52 full changes, the five I…...

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Although Halloween is a holiday geared towards indulging, there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. This Halloween, add a healthy pre-Trick or Treat Halloween meal to the “to dos” for your family and you may…...

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