Talking about sustainable fishing!

Teaching Our Girls About Sustainable Fishing   Recently, my husband I bought a fishing boat for our family to enjoy. The other day we took the girls out for a day of fishing. It was a lot of fun! We caught over 30 fish, which I think counts as a success! But more than just being fun, it was a great opportunity to teach the girls about sustainable fishing. We didn’t keep every single fish we caught. In fact, we…

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Holiday

Relax About Food This Holiday Season!   Each of us has had that moment during the holidays. You know the one: “How many calories were in that cookie? How many cups of cocoa have I had? Have I had too many calories?” Let me put your mind at ease: It’s okay to relax about food this holiday season. The stress caused from worrying about putting that cookie into your mouth will do more harm then that cookie itself. Now, I’m not…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Stop Chewing Gum Now! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

The US is among the top three countries with the highest rates of chewing gum consumption worldwide. In the US, 59 percent of people chew gum, surpassed only by Iran (82 percent) and Saudi Arabia (79 percent)1 (a primary reason why the Middle East may have more gum chewers than the US is because chewing gum is often given out by merchants in place of small change). In the US, many people chew gum as a snack simply because they like…

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The Benefits of Raw Cultured Butter | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

I love cultured butter! It makes me feel good from my head to my toes.  It’s so easy to make, here is a great how-to tutorial if you are interested in making your own cultured butter.   I am not going to get into how to make it today, my focus is sharing with you all the benefits of cultured butter. Butter is incredibly misunderstood and can have a negative reputation, but is actually a very nutrient rich and a necessary…

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5 Tips To Brewing A Perfect Cup of Coffee | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

A Morning Cup of Joe   All right, let me hear it!  Are you like me…when you go to bed you are already thinking of your first cup of Joe the next morning? I look so forward to having my cup of coffee in the morning.  Is it the actual taste or the ritual of waking up to a warm creamy cup of coffee?  I think it might be a bit of both! One could argue that coffee isn’t good…

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GMO Victory or Not? | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

General Mills has now publicly announced that original Cheerios cereal is non-GMO. This announcement, in which General Mills also falsely claims that genetically modified ingredients are “safe” — as if this had been proven or something — is available here. But Cheerios cereal is made from oats, and there’s no such thing as commercially-produced genetically modified oats. So proclaiming that original Cheerios is non-GMO is not especially meaningful. It’s like an aloe vera juice company claiming its aloe vera juice is…

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Top 9 Signs You Are Addicted to Food | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Are You Addicted To Food?   So nowadays there are so many addictions out there.  Pain killers, alcoholism, drugs, caffeine…the list keeps growing.  But many of us could be addicted to food and not even know it! So lets take a closer look at 9 signs that you might be addicted to food.  In this quiz you are asked 9 different questions to see if you might have an addiction to food! This quiz comes from the researchers from Yale University’s Rudd Center for…

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GMO Debate 2

What is A Genetically Modified Organism?   If you have been around my website, you will often see the word GMO, or Non GMO or even GMO free!   So what exactly is a GMO?  A GMO is a genetically modified organism.  In the mid 1990’s scientist began exploring and they took a gene from one species DNA and then artificially combined it with another gene of a plant or animal. This has brought on a huge debate!  Are GMO’s…

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homemade organic hot cocoa mix WholeLifestyleNutrition.com.

H.E.L.L.O Hot Chocolate!   Ok so the time has come…temperatures have fallen, well at least in Wisconsin they have, and we even had our first snow fall last week!! And ya know what…the first snow fall you just HAVE to have hot cocoa right? Have you ever pulled out one of the packaged hot chocolate mixes at the supermarket before and checked out the ingredients?   You know, the ones in a box at the super market, the processed kinds!…

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grass fed beef on a budget | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Why Eat Grass-Fed Beef?   I know it can be hard to eat grass fed meat when you are on a budget. But what if I showed you how you can easily eat grass fed beef all while saving money? Got your attention? Read on… In her book “Deep Nutrition”, Doctor Catherine Shanahan explains that if you want to eat well, but are on a tight budget, invest your money in quality meat, even over organic produce. She explains, “Organic…

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