Tag Archives: dietitian

How are you feeling? Hunger is both Physical and Mental

What you feel may have a larger impact on your food choices than you think. Knowledge is power. Knowing what foods may contribute to a healthy lifestyle is very important when it comes to weight management. Yes, you probably already know the basics to a healthy lifestyle.  Consuming a diet filled with vegetables, fruits, lean […]

May the Fourth Be With You: Tips for Enjoying the Day in a Healthy Way!

Holidays are a time to celebrate with friends, family, and loved ones.  Activities, events, picnics, barbecues, parades, and summer-time fun is just a few days away.  July 4th is a day of festivities; who doesn’t want to be full of energy until the very last fire work closes off the night? How do we keep […]

Three Nutrition Tips to Speed Up Your Recovery

Summer is arriving in just a couple of short weeks. When you think of summer, does playing volley ball at the beach come to mind? Do you crave night time walks on those cool breezy days? Or do you enjoy a bike ride along the shore? No matter what your favorite activity is, you can […]

Turmeric: What’s All the Hype?

Television, TV personalities, radio shows, internet ads, Facebook articles, Twitter, Instagram, and “insert other media platform here” all play a part in how we view nutrition.  That is just life.  The popular product, newest fad, or celebrity endorsed diet pill always has consumers begging for more. We are a “medicine and supplemental happy generation”.  However, […]

What You Need to Know About the New Nutrition Facts Label

Portion sizes have been forever controversial in the century that we live in.  The controversy is, that the abnormal has transformed into the normal of today’s world! Americans are consuming much larger than the recommended portion size, and the foods that are provided in today’s world are embodying this change. Compared to the portion sizes […]

Jump Into Spring…Literally!

Take a chill pill, sit outside, and enjoy the sunshine.   Take a seat and relax. These are the phrases we hear from our family members, our friends, our coworkers, and possibly, even our children.  However, science has discovered a reason to instead, get up from your chair.   It was found that not only can […]

Dining Out on Mother’s Day: How to Healthfully Treat Your Mom!

364 days of the year, mom wears the Superman cape in the house.  364 days of the year, mom cooks, cleans, works, and thinks of you, for you are the center of her world.  She feels a sense of responsibility for you, no matter what age you are.  Your mom will always be your mom […]

Nutrition is Power: Fight Cancer with Food!

April is Cancer Control Month.  Take 60 seconds to reflect upon your daily routine.  What is important to you? Where do you find yourself the most confident? Importance and confidence will forever dictate our behavior. Is your health important to you? Knowledge is power, nutrition is power; read below to unveil what controls chronic disease, […]

Good for your Gut

You’ve probably heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but do you know what they are? Nutrition research has pinpointed specific functional components of foods that may improve health, and prebiotics and probiotics are two such substances. What Are Prebiotics and What Do They Do? Prebiotics are natural, non-digestible food ingredients that are linked to promoting the […]

8 Simple Ways To Destress

We have all heard that too much stress can lead to serious health problems. It can be hard to take a moment for ourselves to destress, especially in today’s workaholic society where “stressed out” is the new normal. Excess stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, digestive problems, depression, sleep disturbances, and imbalances in our metabolism. […]