Sweet Summertime

You never notice how many times your kids are offered sweets until you start to be intentionally mindful of it. Birthday parties. Last day of summer camp. Sunday school. ETC. We had 3 of those things last week. I had to make a decision if the answer would always be NO...

Barre Class

In addition to some nutrition changes at home, I have mixed up the exercise routine as well. If you are hitting a weight loss plateau, one of the first places to look is VARIETY in your food and exercise.   Thus, I present to you my NEW FAVORITE WORKOUT. BARRE 1...

Why Did Popeye Love the Mediterranean Diet?

In the previous post, I attempted to bring some perspective to the Mediterranean diet. A discussion of this popular diet came up in the midst of profiling monounsaturated fats because of its copious use of olive oil which is 70% monounsaturated fat. (Oleic acid) So...

School Days

Somehow life becomes an emergency for many in less than 2 weeks. Or we think it does. Why? SCHOOL STARTS. To help prevent screaming, gnashing of teeth and the like in the mornings, we have implemented a few things  that may help that morning routine. Plan to: 1. Wear...

More Than Knowledge

Hi, I’m Kristin,  Family Nurse Practitioner at Trinity Medical. I have done medical nutrition management (TMA – Medical Nutrition Management ) here for almost 4 years but I haven’t lived it for that long. Sure, our family ate breakfast every day,...