Making Resolutions You Can Keep

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

The New Year brings fresh energy to our lives. For many, it’s a clean slate to start anew. It’s also that time of year when everyone is making resolutions like lose weight, quit smoking or spend more time with the […]

Making Resolutions You Can Keep2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Who doesn’t like the sweet taste of sugar?

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

 Who doesn’t like the sweet taste of sugar? Some find the act of eating sugar almost euphoric while others find it absolutely addicting. It’s no wonder some researchers believe white refined sugar is more addicting than cocaine. In fact, a lab experiment showed 94% […]

Who doesn’t like the sweet taste of sugar?2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Just One More Bite, Part Two

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

Mealtimes can often turn into power struggles between children and their parents. Many times, out of shear frustration, your child wins. As parents we need to honor our children’s hunger and satiety signals while teaching them healthy habits that will last a […]

Just One More Bite, Part Two2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Just One More Bite, Part One

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

“Finish everything on the plate”.

“If you don’t eat, I’ll be mad at you”.

“Just one…more…bite”.

In our culture, as in many, food equals love…and love equals food. As well-meaning parents, we want nothing but the best for our children. We nurture our children with love, affection […]

Just One More Bite, Part One2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Eat Clean, Get Lean

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

There’s a new concept being talked about by health enthusiasts everywhere. There’s a magazine and even a book series about it. It’s called Eating Clean. And it couldn’t be any simpler.

Eating clean is all about eating more whole foods and less packaged foods. It’s […]

Eat Clean, Get Lean2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Misleading Food Labels

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

The food industry spends millions of dollars a year advertising to us; making claims that are enticing to health conscious consumers. With so many food companies making claims, it’s easy to see how a simple trip to the grocery store ends with […]

Misleading Food Labels2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00

Can Stress Make You Sick?

By JoAnne Romanelli, CHHC, AADP
Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach

The human body is an incredible machine. During times of stress, our adrenal glands release important hormones to help us deal with those difficult situations. Back in the “caveman days”, this was vital for human survival. If a saber tooth tiger attacked […]

Can Stress Make You Sick?2017-09-07T09:16:27-04:00