Nutrition Questions Answered! (+ a FREE session for readers!)

 Disclosure: this post was originally published on the fitness & healthy lifestyle blog, In Fitness and In Health.  I was provided a free 30-minute session with an American Well registered dietician through my ambassadorship with FitFluential.  All opinions about the service and questions asked are my own - just like always!  Now let's talk nutrition!...more

Talking Books with Lisa Tillinger Johansen

We're all on one kind of diet or another during our lifetime.  If not, we should be actively watching what we eat, how we exercise and what ways we can be comfortable with our own bodies.  Our bodies are important to us.  How we take care of them is important to our well-being, health and, yes, happiness.  If you are comfortable with being overweight, that's fine, but think of the health issues that go along with it....more

Can you be too Healthy?

how it started

I'm here to tell you about how instead of going on a diet, I changed my lifestyle....more

A recipe to try. You will get moving as well as your children.

Let me share with you a recipe, but a type where the end result will not be food...My eldest daughters are swimmers/synchronized swimmers, ok. There may be a little bit of exaggeration there as I proud mom speaking highly of her daughters. But true enough, as much as my young daughters are young athletes, they have really hard time doing a little of workout at home. My eldest need to work on her arms. My middle needs to work on her legs. Since I had a hard time to get them going, and it is the summer time, we adopted a new routine....more

Confessions of a Stress Eater

Hello. My name is Cynthia, and I am a stress eater…...more

How Trendy: Chia Seed Pudding

This chia seed pudding is a breakfast and snack, all rolled up as one. Topped with fresh berries or a handful of granola, you’ll love the subtle hints of sweetness. Deciding to nibble on this, rather than a bag of chips or sugar-loaded cereal bar, will leave you filling goooood inside. ...more

Natural Food Chemicals- could you be sensitive?

SALICYLATE INTOLERANCEWhat are Salicylates?...more

Breakfast Fried Rice

This is a quick and easy recipe that I conjured up for Sunday brunch. I was literally shooting from the hip, but after the first spoonful it quickly made it to our list of dishes that require a repeat performance....more