Tag Archives: weight management

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make ANYONE A Morning Person

Even if you compare yourself to a nocturnal creature who only reveals its true persona in the mask of the night, it is possible to become a morning person. If your response to this was something along the lines of “In your dreams” or “Never in a million years”, take comfort in the fact that […]

Red Wine and Heart Health

A glass of wine is equivalent to one hour at the gym!? Not so fast.  Results from a 12-week  research study carried out by Jason Dyck and his team at the University of Alberta in Canada has some of us clinking our happy hour wine glasses in celebration. This study demonstrated that a natural compound found […]