Tag Archives: healthy

This Nurse Got Her Life Back, Thanks to Caruso PTRD!

“Twelve hour shifts dealing with emergency after emergency as a nurse in a hospital left me drained. I got used to being a walking zombie. I never had time for me, and I was always taking care of others before myself. By the time I HAD the time to take care of myself, I was too […]

Do You Feel You or Someone You Know Has an Unhealthy Relationship with Food? Read and Find out!

In today’s social media ridden culture, now more than ever we are being bombarded with images of what society considers the “perfect” body. Society has a definition of “pretty” and “attractive” and it has caused eating disorders to be on the rise, particularly amongst children and teens. However, what most people fail to realize is […]

This Teacher Got Her Life Back, Thanks to Caruso PTRD!

“Every day I was at the gym sweating up a storm, and months later, I still saw no results on the scale. My saving grace was when I found Michele. I finally feel that the effort that I am putting in is paying off! And to think, all it took was a couple of small […]

Top 10 Tricks to Staying On Track While Vacationing

Yay! Summer time is finally here! We finally have time to travel. On vacations we tend to splurge on yummy foods (which is 100% OKAY), but here are some ways to sneak in ways to be healthy(ish) when traveling… 1. Explore! Remember that exploring actually burns calories. It can be as simple as taking a […]

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 […]