Well-Being for Moms

How Often Should You Exercise?

It’s an age-old question: How many times a week should I be exercising? Unfortunately, there’s no magic number or simple formula to find the answer. Just like with food, the concept of bio-individuality applies to exercise, and what works for one person may not work for another. Read More

How to fit in regular exercise for moms if you can’t go anywhere and are tired as is

The key is keeping it simple and low expectation (on your performance or endurance). The truth is, you are already running a marathon since your first pregnancy, with no to very little rest, always on call, deprived of hundreds of hours of sleep, deprived of the sense of self as you knew it, and very likely with a messed up diet and nutritional deficiencies.   Read More

A Guide to Buying Sweeteners

From maple syrup to stevia to raw cane sugar, there are a wide variety of sweeteners out there that may have you questioning what’s best and where to use them. Most sweeteners are made with sugar – a simple carb that is quickly converted into energy and known for giving a quick boost of energy followed by a crash that often leads us seeking out another quick energy source.  Read More

Is your microbiome forcing you to eat sugar/carbs?

If you are one of those (many, really, you are not alone!) who can’t resist eating that another bar of chocolate or bread or huge serving of pasta or whatever is available. If you just can’t stop, you feel like you don’t have control... It is possible that it’s true. You can’t control it because you are not in charge. Your imbalanced gut microbiome is and these guys feed on sugar. Read More