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Artificial Color and Artificial Dyes

Small changes really add up to make a big difference in one’s health and well-being. Every week I provide one of my favorite small changes for you to incorporate into your life. Today’s change: Eliminate Artificial Colors from Your Diet…...

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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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Soda Ban in NYC

Yesterday (Thursday, September 12th), the New York City Board of Health approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal limiting the size of sugary drinks sold in many venues (restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts) to 16 ounces. The vote was…...

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Eco-Friendsly Back-to-School Supplies

Back-to-school goes hand-in-hand with shopping for school-supplies. Today, there are so many great companies offering greener, more eco-friendly options for parents, that it seems crazy NOT to take the green route for school supplies. Further, it is a great excuse…...

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Financially savvy child

If you think about what it takes to raise a “financially savvy” child, it might seem that family wealth has to be part of the picture. But when you consider the connection between “financial responsibility” and “financial security,” you’ll see…...

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Getting kids to eat vegetables can be a daunting and frustrating task for parents. In a 2009 study by researchers at Ohio State University, it was found that 22% of children ages 2 to 5, 16% of kids 6 to…...

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We all know that protecting our skin from the harmful rays of the sun is important, but how we do so is just as important. Watch this segment I did on Better Connecticut for some tips on how to stay…...

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Over the last twenty years, we have seen a significant decline in the amount of time we spend outdoors. In a survey from Hofstra University, 70 percent of mothers reported playing outside every day when they were young, compared to…...

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