Quick Tricks to Get Your Man to Eat Healther Without the Nagging or Lecturing

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Thursday, 20 November 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Recipes, Nutrition

Quick Tricks to Get Your Man to Eat Healther Without the Nagging or Lecturing

Nagging and lecturing your man: 150 calories burned. Check. You also asked him to join www.myfitnesspal.com, and he just gave you that look. You asked him to try paleo. After looking it up in the dictionary, he grunted, scratched his belly and reached for the remote.

But there are things you can do right now that are so simple, so obvious, you’re going to say, "Now why the heck didn’t I think of that?"

Do Hospitals Use Food For Mercy Killing?

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Tuesday, 11 November 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Do Hospitals Use Food For Mercy Killing?

Recently my 82 year old "mother in love" was hospitalized for a nasty virus. Let’s just say that she had severe digestive issues. She quickly became dehydrated, malnourished and underweight. The hospital staff did a great job of making mom comfortable and getting the infection under control. However, we began to question their intentions the following morning when breakfast arrived…

Apartment Gardening, Say WHAT?

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Tuesday, 04 November 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog

Apartment Gardening, Say WHAT?

When you think of a vegetable garden, you think of a big back yard with a hoe, shovel and garden hose. Oh, and a kid saying, "But I don’t wanna weed it!"

But get this…

You can grow your own little salads in your own little apartment. Carrots, radishes, lettuce, tomatoes…no green thumb necessary. It just takes a little green ingenuity.

Run For Your Life! The Zombie Makers Are Here to Steal Your Brain!

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Tuesday, 28 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Run For Your Life! The Zombie Makers Are Here to Steal Your Brain!
Let’s face it; Halloween is the highlight of the year for many kids and teens. It’s the one time of year kids live for... massive amounts of free sugar! But with the obesity rate tripling what it was a generation ago and the number of cavities among children increasing for the first time in 40 years, most health experts consider the candy-focused holiday a nightmare.

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