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Planning for Success

Cookies for teachers and staff?!  These are words that in the past would have sent me down to the kitchen at school to get one or two. I know that I’m on a low-carb diet but a treat once in

Planning for Success

Cookies for teachers and staff?!  These are words that in the past would have sent me down to the kitchen at school to get one or two. I know that I’m on a low-carb diet but a treat once in

Regaining My Momentum

Summer vacation has started and I am back! For those who have been wondering what happened to me – I am sorry.  The last few weeks of school became overwhelming and I did not have the time to put a

Regaining My Momentum

Summer vacation has started and I am back! For those who have been wondering what happened to me – I am sorry.  The last few weeks of school became overwhelming and I did not have the time to put a

Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are two groups of essential omega-3 fatty acids.For more information on these groups go to Omega-3 Fatty Acids. One essential omega-3 fatty acid, ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), is plant-based and can be found in significant amounts in flaxseed, flaxseed oil,

Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

There are two groups of essential omega-3 fatty acids.For more information on these groups go to Omega-3 Fatty Acids. One essential omega-3 fatty acid, ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), is plant-based and can be found in significant amounts in flaxseed, flaxseed oil,

What are Fatty Acids?

Fatty acids are hydrocarbons (chains of carbon and hydrogen) that are the building blocks of what we call fats. There are many kinds of fatty acids that are categorized into the following groups: saturated, mono-unsaturated, and polyunsaturated.   I could get

What are Fatty Acids?

Fatty acids are hydrocarbons (chains of carbon and hydrogen) that are the building blocks of what we call fats. There are many kinds of fatty acids that are categorized into the following groups: saturated, mono-unsaturated, and polyunsaturated.   I could get

Week One – Power up with Powerful Vegetables!

For those of you who are new to 52 Weeks of Health, please start at the beginning. So…time to take that first step, and wonder of wonders, it is not depriving yourself of anything. In fact we are going to

Week One – Power up with Powerful Vegetables!

For those of you who are new to 52 Weeks of Health, please start at the beginning. So…time to take that first step, and wonder of wonders, it is not depriving yourself of anything. In fact we are going to

52 Weeks of Health – Preliminary Step

If you have not read the introduction to 52 Weeks of Health, please do so here As you set off on this journey to get healthy I recommend you set a benchmark, recording where you are right now, mostly in

52 Weeks of Health – Preliminary Step

If you have not read the introduction to 52 Weeks of Health, please do so here As you set off on this journey to get healthy I recommend you set a benchmark, recording where you are right now, mostly in