Tag Archives: healthy

An Avocado A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Although Avocados can be very fatty, they are an important food to keep in your diet.  They contain many vitamins that are necessary for a healthy diet. Vitamin B1- Thiamine is a dietary supplement. Vitamin B2- Riboflavin can prevent migraines. Vitamin B3- Can treat high cholesterol and can reduce the risk of a heart attack […]

Meal Prepping: Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail!

During the week it’s chaotic. There is zero time (and energy) to come home after a long work day and cook up a nice meal for you and your family, not to mention how annoying it is to wake up earlier than you normally would to make a yummy breakfast (after all breakfast is the […]

Wanted: Your Healthiest Recipe

Starting my internship at Caruso Physical Therapy and Nutrition during National Nutrition Month® has given me an opportunity to gain experience hosting a charity event while promoting the importance of healthy nutrition along the way. With the help of Michele, the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Caruso Physical Therapy and Nutrition, we have planned a contest […]

Coconut Oil is Not All That it is Cracked Up to Be

  You see it on infomercials. You see it on popular television shows. You see it on recipes, healthy website forums, and baking ideas. Coconut oil seems to be a fad that is sweeping the nation. The question is, why? What is coconut oil’s secret that is making everyone go bananas? Studies dated back to […]

Don’t Allow Yourself to Fall into this Season with a Cold!

As the seasons change, the common cold is looming all around us. Stuffy noses, used tissues, and coughing fits are on the rise. How can you protect yourself from an interactive world? Where are you safe? Gyms, grocery stores, work, school, family, the coffee shop; all of these places regularly visited can breed bacteria.   […]

Organic vs. Inorganic Foods…Marketing Scam? Or Does it Impact Our Health?

I am often asked as a dietitian, do you feel organic foods are more beneficial? Is it worth spending the extra money on foods that contain non-GMOs, no artificial sweeteners, and are grown organically? What does organic on a food label even signify? Within this article, I will outline the facts on what the term […]

Keep Your Labor Day Weekend Healthy!

Labor Day Weekend. The weekend that students dread as the summer completes itself.  Labor day weekend signals our last “hoorah” enjoying pool parties, barbecues, days at the beach, and summer festivities until we start seeing school buses on our route to work once more. Labor Day weekend can be considered a time of celebration or […]

Easy Healthy Behaviors That You Could Have Been Doing Yesterday!

Wouldn’t you love to form a healthier lifestyle with little to no effort? Are you someone who thinks that feeling hungry means you are on the verge of shedding those troublesome extra few pounds? Can you relate to not having the time OR money to purchase and create healthy dishes? If one of the above descriptions sound […]

Can Working Out Prevent You from Losing Weight?

Working out helps us expend calories, push past that plateau in weight loss, and ultimately helps increase our confidence to rock out in the bodies that we live in! When we take care of our bodies and provide them with the nutrients, movement, and sleep they need, our moods will certainly thank us with happiness! […]

Can Reducing Calorie Intake Prevent You From Losing Weight?

Common sense indicates the less we eat, the fewer calories we consume, the less we weigh, right?  Absolutely not. Eating too few calories can prevent you from losing weight. Not consuming enough calories can slow down your metabolism and lead your body to store any food that comes your way in order to survive. “When […]