The Perfect Baby Diet:  From Birth to Toddlerhood
Jan15

The Perfect Baby Diet: From Birth to Toddlerhood

Hi There! I’m Dana Hunnes, a PhD-Dietitian and mother to a toddler!  I’m honored to be a guest on Organic Sunshine! Today, I’d like to give you a little primer on the best nutrition for your fast-growing infant and toddler!  I provide basic information in this guest-post, with much more in-depth information and references in my amazon.com e-book!  Available at: Perfect Baby Diet Human...

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10 Delicious Things Vegans Love
Jan04

10 Delicious Things Vegans Love

Although I’m not a vegan, I have plenty of vegan friends. I completely respect their decision to live a kind life. Unfortunately, the vegan lifestyle is often misunderstood. Vegans only use 100% plant-based food and products. Even things like clothing and cosmetics are a consideration for vegans. Although the vegan diet is restricted to what grows from the Earth, there are plenty of foods and recipes vegans enjoy. This...

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5 Convincing Reasons to Start Eating Organic Whole Food NOW
Dec05

5 Convincing Reasons to Start Eating Organic Whole Food NOW

Organic, Non-GMO food is all the craze with health nuts these days, but why? Does it really matter? Believe it or not, choosing organic, whole food can have a major impact on your health and wellness. If you’re interested in learning more about this crazy organic food revolution, read on. I’ll give you 5 convincing reasons to start eating organic whole food NOW!   1. To Look Hot!  You heard me...

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The Commuter Mom’s Guide to Healthy Crock Pot Cooking
Nov30

The Commuter Mom’s Guide to Healthy Crock Pot Cooking

When I think of crock pot cooking, I think of comfort food — the rich and thick, stick to your ribs (and thighs) kind of meals that grandma used to make. Those meals were delicious but not always nutritious. It is possible, however, to make healthy meals in a crock pot with just a few tweaks on your favorite classic recipes. What if you could skip the drive through and come to home to a hot and healthy home-cooked meal?...

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Is Rice Gluten-Free?
Oct21

Is Rice Gluten-Free?

Gluten sensitivity is becoming so prevalent lately. I have several friends who follow a gluten-free diet, whether it’s because they suffer from Celiac Disease or gluten sensitivity. Either way, following a gluten-free diet can be challenging to say the least. Everyone knows to avoid things like pasta and bread, but did you know gluten can be found in many other foods? You may be surprised to find gluten lurking...

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50 Sources of Meatless Proteins
Oct12

50 Sources of Meatless Proteins

Even if you’re not a vegan or vegetarian, there are many great reasons to add more plant proteins to your diet. When you add plant-based protein to your diet, you also gain additional nutritional benefits. Beans, legumes and vegetables contain a variety of vitamins and minerals that your body needs to stay in proper, healthy balance. Not to mention, adding more plant-based protein to your diet may also help you...

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5 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Wholefoods
Aug25

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Wholefoods

With countless food options available, it can be really confusing and difficult to make smart decisions when grocery shopping or eating out. Low fat, low sugar, no fat, no sugar, low sodium, diet, gluten free, vegan, paleo – what’s next? Now experts are saying you should ignore all this and stick to the basics – wholefoods. Put simply, wholefoods have been processed and refined as little as possible, so the good stuff is...

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