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Orthorexia Nervosa

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It appears that all of the news and information that has come out about the dangers lurking in our food supply has triggered a new form of eating disorder called Orthorexia Nervosa, which means “an obsession with righteous eating”. It is a severe anxiety regarding food and what is ok to put into one’s body.... View Article

Hashtags that could signal an eating disorder

In today’s world of social media, a parent can have a hard time monitoring their child’s health and wellbeing. However, if you see one of these hashtags popping up in your child’s posts, they definitely warrant further investigation as they could be indicative of something serious going on… Social media, where users exchange information and... View Article

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2015

Infographic on eating disorders

Today marks the start of National Eating disorder Week 2015. Here are some important facts via  NEDA ( Things to know: Bullying can trigger an eating disorder Eating Disorders do NOT discriminate Eating Disorders are often overlooked or misdiagnosed Eating Disorders are NOT “just a phase” Important Statistics: 30 Million Americans suffer from an Eating Disorder... View Article

Happy Year of the Sheep

Happy Chinese New Year. 2015 is the year of the Goat/Sheep What will this year bring? “The Sheep is kind, tender and sympathetic. Sheeps are creative and elegant. Because of their softer side, they are symbolic of peace and harmony. The Year of the Sheep follows a tumultous Year of the Horse, and heralds a... View Article

The Tonight Dough

the tonight dough

From our friends at Camp Boggy Creek… Grab a spoon and dig in! Last night on the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon unveiled a brand new flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, “The Tonight Dough starring Jimmy Fallon” that will benefit SeriousFun Children’s Network, of which Camp Boggy Creek is a proud member camp. It’s... View Article

What chemicals are lurking in your water bottle?

When grabbing a bottle of water on the go, it’s wise to take a quick moment to check the plastic you’re drinking from! Here’s what markings to look for on the Bottom of Bottled Water: HDP or HDPE: According to experts, these plastic bottles are top recommendation, because they do not contain any chemicals. PET or... View Article

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

anti-inflammatory smoothie

Ross, the Alkaline Diet guy, and founder of Energise for Life shared this anti-inflammatory smoothie recipe that boasts a bunch of anti-inflammatory foods… and is sure to pack a bit of a punch!! Ross says, “There is a lot of conclusive evidence that turmeric, ginger and the other foods discussed in my guide earlier in the... View Article