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9 Aug, 2018

Lunchables Are Not Just For Kids

2018-08-09T15:06:06-06:00

As a child one of the most exciting parts of your day was the moment you got to enjoy your efficiently packed lunchable. So, what exactly makes lunchables so exciting? They are convenient, they can be individualized based on your taste and nutritional preferences, they are balanced and frankly they are just plain fun, especially [...]

Lunchables Are Not Just For Kids2018-08-09T15:06:06-06:00
2 Aug, 2018

5 Simple Rules to Revolutionize Your Relationship with Food

2018-08-02T11:32:13-06:00

Eat! This one sounds simple, but the most important thing you can do to make sure you have a natural relationship with food is eat, and eat often. Diets that call for the restriction of entire meals or entire food groups set us up for failure. They are usually unsustainable, and huge calorie deficits slow [...]

5 Simple Rules to Revolutionize Your Relationship with Food2018-08-02T11:32:13-06:00
26 Apr, 2018

Amp Up Your Nutritional Intake!

2018-08-09T15:06:47-06:00

Spring is finally here! And if you’re like me, you’re probably emerging from a winter’s hibernation spent cuddled up early on the couch every night. But as the days get longer, and you find yourself staying active later and later every evening, you might also find you need a little more umph to get you [...]

Amp Up Your Nutritional Intake!2018-08-09T15:06:47-06:00
11 Apr, 2018

What’s in a Label?

2018-04-11T15:08:07-06:00

Have you ever stood in the supermarket staring at two packages of what seem to be the exact same food? Let’s take loaves of bread, for instance. They’re both brown and covered with seeds. One might say “great source of whole-grain” while the other says “multi-grain” or “made with ancient grains.” Just how are you [...]

What’s in a Label?2018-04-11T15:08:07-06:00
22 Mar, 2018

What’s the deal with Cholesterol?!

2018-03-22T11:00:36-06:00

You can’t eat eggs, you can eat eggs. You can’t eat meat, you can eat meat. If the nutrition recommendations for cholesterol confuse you, don’t worry, you’re not alone! As a nutrition professional, one thing that comes up with clients again and again is the idea that nutrition recommendations are unreliable because they change so [...]

What’s the deal with Cholesterol?!2018-03-22T11:00:36-06:00
13 Mar, 2018

What if you gave yourself permission not fear?

2018-03-13T12:41:12-06:00

We live in a culture that constantly bombards us with propaganda telling us to fear food, fat, and physical inactivity. Our country has declared “war on obesity” as if there were a threat of enemy invasion on the horizon. While I see the intention of this “war” at the population level, I can’t help but [...]

What if you gave yourself permission not fear?2018-03-13T12:41:12-06:00
6 Feb, 2018

Bring on the Biotics!

2018-02-06T11:06:59-06:00

Pre-, pro-, anti-, there are a lot of biotics to keep up with these days, and it can get mind boggling, to say the least. So, let’s break it down. “Biotic” literally means life, and in terms of science usually refers to bacteria. We all know that antibiotics are drugs that kill bacteria, but what [...]

Bring on the Biotics!2018-02-06T11:06:59-06:00
12 Dec, 2017

3 Tips to practice Mindful Eating this Holiday Season

2017-12-12T15:28:36-06:00

Tis’ the season of comfort food! Everyone has their own idea of what comfort food is; however there is one thing we can all agree on… There is always that one dish that pops into mind bringing back memories of past holidays. When we are finally surrounded by the ones we love and are able [...]

3 Tips to practice Mindful Eating this Holiday Season2017-12-12T15:28:36-06:00
22 Nov, 2017

Bring on the Turkey!

2017-11-22T13:42:35-06:00

Thanksgiving is infamous for over-indulgence, but did you know that famous dinner is actually quite well-balanced? It has all the major food groups in ideal proportions. Plus, it features a real nutrient powerhouse like turkey, which is a great source of lean protein! It’s also high in B vitamins and minerals and can even help lower [...]

Bring on the Turkey!2017-11-22T13:42:35-06:00
15 Nov, 2017

Eat the Rainbow

2017-11-15T11:07:19-06:00

We all know we’re supposed to eat our vegetables. Right? We’ve been told since childhood that they help us grow up big and strong. We have been told that five to nine servings should be our goal. Did you know, though, that it’s not just about how many vegetables you eat, but also what [...]

Eat the Rainbow2017-11-15T11:07:19-06:00