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Fruits and Veggies: Are Your Kids Getting Enough?

Fruits and Veggies: Are Your Kids Getting Enough?

Fruit and vegetable consumption in the United States is dropping to surprisingly low percentages, with only 14% of Americans eating enough fruits and vegetables every day. Even lower than this, less than 10% of children are eating the fruits and vegetables they need to be healthy and strong. Instead of getting discouraged by these statistics, focus on the positives of increasing kids’s fruit ...[Read More]

Low FODMAP Diet: What to Eat and How to Eat It

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FODMAPs, an acronym referring to Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, are found in the foods we eat. These complex names refer to a collection of molecules found in food. Some people experience difficulty absorbing these molecules. Many doctors encourage women to try a Low FODMAP Diet to combat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptom. Common symptoms of IBS ...[Read More]

Meal Planning Made Easy

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For some, meal planning is a struggle and big challenge, not because they don’t have an idea of what to cook, but because they feel they are too busy to do it. But if you make a habit to do the meal planning, it is not as hard as you think. You just need few ideas on how to get started.       Meal Planning Made Easy: 4 Simple Steps Meal Planning Made Easy Step 1: Spend a few m ...[Read More]

10 Really Important Reasons to REDUCE Your Kid’s Sugar Intake Right Now

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I love holidays . . . and then I love when they are over! Every year my family indulges in desserts just a bit too much and some nasty habits creep into our diet. The result of too much processed sugar is usually a grumpy family with upset stomachs!     Sugar typically gets labeled as harmless fun for kids, but it is anything BUT that. Those empty calories contain loads of unwanted conse ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate: Diets, Diet and More

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I truly enjoy receiving your questions for these Coffee with Kate editions of the blog! Thank you for sending questions my way. Keep them coming to info@beyondfitmom.com or by finding me on Facebook or Instagram.    Coffee with Kate: Question 1. I want to start stocking my fridge and pantry with healthier foods, but I’m honestly not sure where to start.  I know you have lots of reci ...[Read More]

How to End Emotional Eating Through Meal Planning

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Stress, fatigue, sadness, depression: these are just a few of the emotions that often contribute to emotional eating. Food and eating have powerful connections to our emotions. We find comfort in food if we wish to keep feelings to ourselves. During celebrations, we reward ourselves with a buffet dinner or that indulgent dessert because we feel we deserve it. We even invite our friends to join us ...[Read More]

5 KidzShake Lunchbox Bliss Ball Recipes to Supercharge Your Kids’ Lunches

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Have you ever been in a lunch packing slump? I don’t know about you, but I can barely make it through a week without feeling the lunch-packing blues!  Don’t despair! Kidzshake delivers with 5 Kidzshake Lunchbox Bliss Ball recipes to supercharge your kids’ lunches!  If your kids are anything like mine, they eat very little at lunch (despite my beautifully packaged and ve ...[Read More]

5 Steps to Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

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Sleep. Who needs it, besides just about every living thing on this planet? You, that’s who. And you deserve the best quality of sleep you can get on all levels, in all ways. Why? Because you’re worth it. Even though we don’t know you and will technically never meet you in person, we value you and your valid need for a good night’s rest. But getting better sleep isn’t just as simple as plopping dow ...[Read More]

Prenatal Vitamins: The why, when and how important!

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The Importance of Taking Prenatal Vitamins Before, During and After Pregnancy While Breastfeeding This post was sponsored by Avion Pharmaceuticals. All opinions are my own. I recently shared on instagram that I’m so grateful for my two healthy pregnancies and access to the essential, nutritional options I needed while pregnant.     But not every mom/baby is as fortunate. I believe it’s i ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate #5: From Pregnancy Workouts to Toning Over 50

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It’s the fifth “Coffee with Kate” round-up and I just love the entire range of questions ya’ll sent in! Thank you for continuing to allow me to share a little more about myself. And, of course, I always love getting to know each of you better through your social media posts! Thanks for sharing your questions and anecdotes. You can always shoot me a question on my  ...[Read More]