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No More Turning Back! How to Keep the Weight Off

After hitting the magic number, you never want to see it go up again. You’ve worked so hard to get that number to where it is so you gotta make sure to keep that healthy lifestyle. Keyword is LIFE. Only 1/3 of dieters are consistent with their weight loss. This is why you should never […]

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 […]

New Year, New You: More Nutrition Insurance Coverage!

Can you believe it is already 2018? It may take me weeks to stop writing 2017 on paper, but as I am Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I thrive on the New Year coming, for I love having the chance to help others achieve their New Year’s Resolutions. We all start them, but do we ever really […]

The Key Factor to Increase Your Sport’s Performance!

My name is Thai and I have been an athlete for over 9 years. Sports that I have been involved in include wrestling, surfing, and kickboxing. One thing that all of these sports have in common is that they require a tremendous amount of energy. These high energy sports require proper nutrition to give a strong […]

Tired of Bloating, Gas, and Stomach Pain? Low FODMAP May Be for You!

For years, I suffered with stomach issues. After multiple tests, endoscopes, colonoscopies, and trips back and forth to the doctor, it was discovered I had a bacterial infection throughout my colon, colitis, and a hiatal hernia from ignoring symptoms and brushing my pains aside for so long. I had vitamin deficiencies, extremely low energy, and […]

My View As an Intern: Your Healthiest Recipe Contest

Over the years nutrition has always been important to me because eating better can help you mentally and physically. The kind of food and amount of food you eat can affect the way you feel and how you think. I have learned what good nutrition can do for the mind and body. Good nutrition can […]

Alcohol, Nutrition, and Underage Drinking: How Alcohol Affects Your Body’s Metabolic Processes

“Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it.” Underage drinking is becoming prevalent in today’s society, even though it is a huge safety risk due to lack of knowledge, control, and overall the effects it has on the way the body absorbs nutrients. To […]

The Quick Fix is ALWAYS Too Good to Be True

If an advertisement claims something that sounds too good to be true, chances are, it is. Typically, when you hear of a new weight loss craze, the cycle goes something like pictured below:   Diet programs, meal replacements, weight loss products, fat burners, magic pills, and shakes…weight loss fads are all around us. It is […]

Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Come to Life!

Each year upon entering the gym from Thanksgiving through December, the gym appears to be a ghost town. You can get there at the peak hour, and still have 20 machines available for you to use. You feel the world is at your fingertips. Fast forward to January 2nd, 2017…and you can’t even find a […]

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 […]