Summer Safety Reminders

I have written about ‘summer safety’ before, and I’m still as passionate about it now as ever. Summer months are great for letting-go and enjoying later bedtimes, spontaneous movie nights and weekend trips, which is much needed after a long and rigorous school year. But, oftentimes, summer months include more accidents! It’s a hard stat [...]

By | 2016-08-09T21:10:40+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Pediatric Wellness|

Summer Produce Guide: What to Pick & Ways to Use

I associate summer with fresh, plump, blueberries just like I associate fall with pumpkins. I love the summer for many reasons, but I especially love it because of the abundant, fresh, produce! Summer is not only bursting with flavor, but it is also bursting with phytonutrients and antioxidants. Eat up my friends! […]

By | 2016-08-09T21:07:52+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Food 101|

Your Summer Body Fat Fix – What Your Body is Telling You

It’s that time! Pull out the swimsuits, lose the parkas and get ready to welcome summer. If you are like me, grabbing that swimsuit may be a reality check. Winter’s toll on our body is noticeable, and for many of us, we don’t feel beach ready. The great news is the body can tell us [...]

By | 2016-08-09T21:16:09+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Weight + Fitness|

A Disturbing Skin Cancer Trend and My Top 5 Sun Safety Tips

Sunlight is a vital part of life. It boosts energy and mood, helps regulate sleep and provides a healthy dose of essential vitamin D. But too much sun exposure causes premature aging of the skin and an increased risk of skin cancer.A disturbing fact is that over the last 3 decades, as skin cancer awareness [...]

By | 2016-08-08T23:56:19+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Skin|

Slim Down By Summer

As we molt out of our winter skin, the pressure is on to get ready for beaches, vacations and bathing suits.  Rather than hiding, here is my slimmer by summer plan with weight loss secrets from around the world.STEP 1 – Jumpstart Your MetabolismFasts, detoxes, cleanses- every culture and religion around the world engages in some [...]

By | 2016-08-09T14:56:57+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Weight + Fitness|

Slimmer by Summer

Slimmer by SummerAs we molt out of our winter skin, the pressure is on to get ready for beaches, vacations and bathing suits.  Rather than hiding, here is my slimmer by summer plan with weight loss secrets from around the world.Step 1- Jumpstart Your MetabolismFasts, detoxes, cleanses- every culture and religion around the world engages [...]

By | 2016-08-09T15:11:45+00:00 April 25th, 2013|Weight + Fitness|

Summer safety… Sunscreen confusion

We all try to be diligent with good sun protection, but the US still lags behind Europe in establishing good sunscreen safety standards. According to the Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org), the US remains "stuck in the stone age of sun protection." Many of the sunscreens on the market contain toxins or ingredients that don't effectively [...]

By | 2016-09-13T10:09:16+00:00 June 14th, 2012|Skin|