09.012015
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You Just Have to Want It Bad Enough

You Just Have to Want It Bad Enough

Breanna will be diving into the ice cold waters of San Francisco this Sunday as she swims from Alcatraz to San Francisco which will be a 1.5 mile swim in the open sea, a feat most adults wouldn’t do. Breanna is now 13 years old and wants to swim to bring awareness to the childhood more »

08.032015
2
Water Polo Jr Olympics

Water Polo Jr Olympics

Breanna just returned home from participating in the 2015 Water Polo Jr Olympics. “Breanna I am so proud of your dedication and determination to be the best you can be. I love you to the moon and back.” Mom

07.302015
1
Food has the power to heal

Food has the power to heal

Food is medicine and medicine is food. Truer words have never been said. Real food has the power to heal. Real food has within it all the nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy, fight off sickness and cure all diseases including cancer. Every natural whole food God has given us has a code within more »

07.032015
52
Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

I egg Garlic powder Paprika Thyme Pepper Chicken breast cut up into bite size pieces Breadcrumbs (I like to use Ian’s all natural whole wheat panko breadcrumbs, but you can use any bread crumbs you like.) Whisk egg in large mixing bowl. Add chicken, garlic powder, paprika, thyme, and pepper, mix well. Let stand for more »

06.192015
5
Walking can change the life of a child

Walking can change the life of a child

At age 5 my son Nathan weighted 79 pounds. Just by walking he lost 13 pounds in three months. Because our family changed the way we ate and viewed food, now at age nine Nathan weights the same as he did when he was 5. Change can and will happen my friends one step at more »

06.182015
7
Quick chicken meal

Quick chicken meal

No time to cook. No problem. Just place skinless chicken thighs on a baking sheet with potatoes and carrots on the side and sprinkle onion granules, garlic powder and pepper on top. Add 1/4 cup water to pan cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375 until done (about 1 hour).

06.172015
2
Health education in the schools

Health education in the schools

“Schools play a very critical role in encouraging healthy behaviors in children. Many children spend a significant amount of time at school where both good and bad habits can develop. Physical activity and health education should be mandatory for those in kindergarten through high school. It is our children’s future witch is on the line.”

06.132015
2
Reading Labels

Reading Labels

Reading Labels: Low Fat, Non Fat, or Fat Free. If something says it’s “low fat,” you first have to ask yourself, Compared to what? Let’s say a candy bar has eighteen grams of fat, and of that, eleven grams are saturated fat. If that candy company figures out a way to cut down the fat more »

06.122015
2
Medical conditions associated with obesity

Medical conditions associated with obesity

Everyone knows that obesity is associated with diabetes, but did you know that it’s also associatted with all of these? High blood pressure (can lead to heart disease), High cholesterol (can lead to heart disease), Asthma, Liver disease, Early onset arthritis (due to excessive weight on joints wearing away cartilage), Broken bones, Damage to growth more »

06.072015
4
Sugar is addictive

Sugar is addictive

We as a nation are eating more packaged junk than ever before—and in most cases, we don’t even realize it’s junk. For instance, most people think of yogurt as a healthy snack, and it was—once. But that was before companies started dumping extra sugar into their product and even adding chocolate and sprinkles and candy more »