Freedom with Food: Everything in Moderation?

Yes… but After You’ve Done the Work You’ve heard it before: ‘Diets don’t work; the best bet is to have everything you want in moderation’. Pardon? If you’re like me at all, being on yet one more diet is not your first rodeo. I began my own foray into the world of diets around age […]

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Raising Vegan Children: Healthy or Harmful?

It’s Earth Day and chances are you’ve considered how what goes on your plate, today of all days, may affect our planet. How many times have you heard: “Eating meat is bad for the planet”  or “Eating meat is connected to a plethora of health conditions”? There is even a campaign entitled “Go Vegan for the […]

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Birth Control Pills + Hashimoto’s

For many women, taking an oral contraceptive makes sense. They allow a cycle to be regulated, can reduce PMS symptoms and of course, prevent pregnancy. But are there any downsides? Beyond the warnings in the small print that we may tend to overlook, the rare but serious complications such as heart attack, stroke, blood clots, […]

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