What's in your Lunch Box? We often associate going back to school with shopping for school supplies, new shoes, and new clothes - but don’t leave out the refrigerator and pantry planning! The foods and beverages you supply for your children are just as important as what is in their backpack, because it provides [...]
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Benefits of Breakfast BREAK your FAST! :) Breakfast = First meal of the day that breaks the fast after the longest period of sleep and is consumed within 2 to 3 hours of waking; it is comprised of food or beverage from at least 1 food group, and may be consumed at [...]
What are Proteins? What do they do? How much do I need to Eat? Although proteins do not tend to be a macronutrient that is demonized as much as carbohydrates and fats, there are still a lot of misconceptions about proteins. So let’s get right to it. J Protein = meat, meat = protein [...]
A Licensed and Registered Dietitian on what we should know about FAT- No fat, more fat, low-fat, high fat, don’t eat this type of fat. Confused on what fats you should be eating or not eating? Read on for some back-to-basics information on fats and how to use this information in your diet. First and [...]
Busting Nutrition Myths: Carbohydrates As the first in a series on our macronutrients (carbs, fats and proteins), we are tackling the myths surrounding carbohydrates. Quickly, what the heck are carbohydrates? Well, folks, they are more than just bread. Carbohydrates are the most direct form of stored energy from the sun. Plants, through the [...]
With work, school, kids, sports, keeping up with housework, spending time with family and friends, and all other activities that we want to take part in, its no wonder so many people feel like there is no time to eat healthy. The good news is that eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. [...]
Vacation Planning: How to Not Lose Sight of Your Health Goals It’s summer! Yay! The weather is beautiful (up until we hit the blazing heat of summer here in Albuquerque), the sun is shining, and it’s the time to be outside! This is also the time of year for vacations. Vacations can be tricky [...]