There are some great supplements and some you should steer clear of. However, for our purposes, we are talking real, whole foods, as supplements to either boost your nutrition or fill in the gaps.
Fast Food & GMO's
Let’s take a quick look at GMOs, where they live, what’s the risk, and what to consider when you’re eating away from home. Eating on the run is a part of life, we have tips to help you do it in a healthier way!
Diets Decoded: Paleo, Keto and Whole30
When it comes to diets like Whole30, Paleo and Ketogenic, I always defer to our Registered Dietitian. How can we pull the greatest benefits from some of these diets and still enjoy eating?
Good fats don’t make you fat
Not everyone is a fish lover so there are several foods that actually have higher amounts of omega-3s but are not foods you either eat in larger quantities or eat on a regular basis. For example, flaxseed oil and flaxseeds have the highest concentrations
Is it better to get my Omega 3s from chia, flax and supplements?
Omega 3 is an important good fat that help the body function, help keep the brain healthy, and can fight inflammation. There are many good sources of Omega-3s.
Omega 6s … too much of a good thing
These are the fats that help to fight inflammation in your body, help to control risk factors for heart disease, and have even been correlated to weight loss. But did you know that there’s another fatty acid that needs a little more attention?
Weight Loss vs Weight Maintenance
Nutrition can be a gigantic thing to try to tackle. There are so. many. options! What works for one may not work for another and what worked for you two years ago, may not work for you now.
Why counting calories doesn’t work
It is true that calories exist, they are the measurement of how much “energy” a food has. It is true that if you consume too much “energy” without burning it off you will gain weight.
Raising a Healthy Eater: Tips from a Registered Dietitian
Raising a healthy eater is tough. All moms want to raise healthy eaters, and it’s proven the habits established in childhood follow us into adulthood. So where should a busy mom start?
Should we be eating carbohydrates?
When I think carbohydrates, I default to bread, rice, pizza, pasta, etc. I don’t always think yogurt, grapes, green beans, strawberries, etc. So let’s get straight to the point on this one – not all carbs are bad!
What is the best time to workout? And what should I eat pre-workout?
How do you properly prepare your body for working out at 5am or 9pm?
Inflammation: what should I eat?
These are the choices you make day-in and day-out that can slowly deteriorate your health & cause chronic inflammation. Studies have been able to narrow down the inflammation culprits to a few.
Intermittent Fasting: is it for me?
Why fast? The good news about this recent trend is that it’s not just a fad promoted by companies or influencers, there is real science behind the why.
Healthy Hydration: help fight inflammation
There are many ways we can help the body fight to reduce inflammation and here we are going to zoom in on hydration. Why start with beverages?
Plant Based Diet: should I?
While some choose to eat more plants because they are avoiding meat, others will increase their produce intake because of the benefits of plants. Here we are focusing on those benefits.
Beginner’s Guide to Plant Based Eating
One of the main reasons people hesitate to eat plant-based is because (at first) it can take more time and energy to prepare. We feel ya!
Do Diets Work?
…that’s why, when you try the diet your friend did to shed all those pounds, you are left staring at the scale wondering where you went wrong.
Pay Attention to your Omegas – hidden dangers
These essential fatty acids are not made in the body, so need to be in our food. However, when consumed they are the precursors to a whole metabolic process that is impacting the body.
Kids & Food: Create Competent Eaters
Not a term you hear a lot, but certainly what we all want for ourselves and for our kids. This is the basis of a good relationship with food by being positive, comfortable, and flexible with eating.
Kids & Food: Intuitive Eating
As parents we want happy, healthy eaters. We want it for them today and for their future. Unfortunately, even with the best of intentions, parents many times feel they must control their child’s nutrition and weight to achieve health.
Lindsay’s Rant: “DIETS”
I don’t mean to go off on a rant here … but I am. No sugar, no diary, no fat, NO FUN!