August 6, 2018
healthy diet

Nutrition Expert: A Healthy Gut Equals a Healthy Body

‘Food will be medicine’ in the future, says UMass Lowell researcher The next time you pick up that doughnut, consider this. There’s a war for survival […]
September 30, 2016

Eating their words

While there are many forms of bullying, the type that directly attacks a child’s weight is proven to have harmful, even life-threatening effects that can manifest […]
August 29, 2016

Not so simple

The hardest part of having a child or family member with an eating disorder is the longevity of the disease. Dads especially are used to going […]
May 20, 2016

Perfect Body at All Costs

The drive for the ideal body shape and size is so strong that some will undergo risky, expensive surgeries to help achieve the body they want. […]
April 8, 2016

A Mother’s Story

The battle against anorexia puts one mother’s life in a new direction.   Two years ago, Sandy Rautio had it all: a wonderful husband, four healthy […]
February 26, 2016

Food and Fitness in High School

With puberty behind them, high school-age children are at a significant juncture in their physical and psychological state when it comes to health and nutrition. This […]
February 12, 2016

Food and Fitness in Junior High

Junior High  school is a significant time for children, especially when it comes to the physiological makeup of their bodies. Most are entering puberty and experiencing […]
January 29, 2016

Food and Fitness for Elementary

If you’re the parent of an elementary school-age child, this is a prime time to make a significant impact on his attitude about food and fitness. […]
January 15, 2016

Second Shot

When Jordan Denesik moved from the ski town of Telluride, Colo., to the desert landscape of Phoenix, she noticed everyone was decked out in skimpy shorts […]
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