Fueling the body is similar to fueling a car. You need the right kind of fuel for the best performance. Especially if you are a student athlete. It is more than eating the right amount of calories. It's about optimizing the right fuel, in the form of macronutrients, micronutrients, and hydration as a means [...]
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As a parent or caregiver, the health of your child is probably pretty important. When your kiddos are constantly asking for snacks, it can be a challenge to say the least. Then you question whether kids need to snack at all? This article will address 5 tips to offer fueling snacks for kids. How [...]
When you set goals for weight loss, do you think big, "reach for the stars" goals? How long before those goals seem out of reach? I hear all too often, "I give up" or "I don't have willpower." Setting high expectations can get the best of you, leading to a feeling of failure. Say [...]
Why can't I lose weight? Is it my metabolism? Do I have a slow metabolism? These are questions I get often. Take a moment to review what is metabolism? In this 2 part series, this article will explain what is metabolism and how you can lose weight. Overweight and obesity are so common today [...]
Holiday hacks - 3 time-saving kitchen tips. The holidays are upon us. Social parties, family gatherings, shopping, and work parties may be scaled down - yet somehow we will stay VERY busy. Give yourself the gift of taking some shortcuts with holiday hacks. Take some of the pressure off so you can relax and [...]
Without a doubt, unforeseen circumstances in the past couple of years has taken a toll on our bodies. I hear complaints about aches, pains, and just an "off" feeling that are new and bothersome. These could be signs of inflammation caused by a number of factors. Including foods that you eat. But, instead of [...]
Plant-Based Eating - A Lifestyle, Not a Diet Ever wondered how you can eat more plants, and be satisfied? Have you wondered if a plant-based diet will promote weight loss? Possibly! But, let's look at this from a different angle. What if plants were part of your lifestyle that not only results in a [...]
Squash - yellow, green, orange, white add beautiful fall decor. But, they're so much more! Squash may seem intimidating. Learn how squash can go from stoop to soup and more. The mounds of colorful, tough-skinned squash and gourds arranged in boxes outside the automatic grocery doors as their more approachable, thin- skinned cousins nestle [...]
Eat your way to better moods with gut healthy foods! Really! If you’ve ever felt an anxious knot in your stomach or felt down in the dumps after a food binge, you’ll really love my latest article. New research shows us how much our bodies and minds truly are interconnected. If you (or someone [...]
"You used to like it." "Just try one bite." "I'll give you...if you eat your vegetables." "Why don't you eat...oh fine, what do you want instead?" Sound familiar? If these words have come out of your mouth, please read on. In my experience as a Pediatric Dietitian, I have learned many tips along the [...]