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moms need magnesium

Moms Need Magnesium

Magnesium and moms go together like plants and phosphorous…a little biology (or gardening) analogy. Magnesium is essential for humans, but it is the mineral that we are most commonly deficient in. Are you feeling lethargic, irritable, having vertigo, or muscle/eye twitches? These are all signs that you may be magnesium deficient.   Take a magnesium […]

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Honoring my dad

Honoring My Dad

When does that shift happen from blaming our parents to honoring them? For me, this shift happened in my 30’s. I stopped blaming my dad for my own faults and looked at him closely and realized that much of my goodness comes from my father. My dad taught me how to find happiness no matter […]

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Easy Ways to Celebrate National Nutrition Month With Your Kids

Easy Ways to Celebrate National Nutrition Month With Your Kids

March is National Nutrition month! It is a campaign that focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The focus is on making healthy choices, practice cooking at home, find activities and get physical, and only eating as much as one’s body needs. I encourage all […]

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adios fad diets

Adios Fad Diets

It’s a new year, so which fad diets are you doing?  Will it be cabbage soup for a week?  Or maybe just lemon, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup (thanks Whole Foods for pushing this one out on your end of the aisle displays!?) January is the fad diet month. This is the month that the […]

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Map Needed

Ever wish someone would hand you a road map for your life? Ideally, a map that did not need an Einstein to help fold it back up! The amount of money I would pay for someone to hand me a map of my life and say, “Ok, Ali, turn right in three days and then […]

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Breast Health

When I think of breast cancer I feel mixed emotions, it is a combination of anger, frustration, sadness, and the desire to help others heal. I have had family members and friends who have battled with breast cancer. It has taken too many lives and shaken up too many worlds. There is a lot of […]

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