You know the feeling…hunger striking in the middle of the day. It isn’t necessarily meal time, but you know you can’t make it till the next meal without a little something. I’ve been there, I’ve suffered through the hunger, and lemme tell ya…it’s not a good idea! When we are hungry, our bodies are asking… Continue reading Healthy & Filling Snack Ideas
November is already here, which means December is just around the corner, which means 2017 is happening so fast! I still can’t believe this year has almost come to an end. I feel like it was just yesterday that we were entering 2016, and now it’s almost time for 2017! Crazy! Well, as is my… Continue reading November Intentions
When was the last time you saw your nutritionist? Did you know seeing a registered dietitian nutritionist (like myself!) is just as crucial as seeing a doctor or dentist? What we eat on a daily basis determines a LARGE majority of our health! Food not only impacts your weight, but also your moods, energy,… Continue reading Looking for a Dietitian?
New research is showing that keeping a food journal is a great way to stay on track with your goals, lose weight, and increase your motivation to stick to your routine. In habit research, a very strong “tool” to use is tracking whatever habit you want to change. For example, are you excessively spending? Then… Continue reading Food Journaling vs. Calorie Counting
Nutrition research, news, and advice can be quite complicated these days. Whether you are dabbling in paleo, veganism, calorie counting, or everything in moderation, I believe it is important to be aware of all the facts and not just listen to mainstream media and fitness magazines. Especially when it comes to carbohydrates. I am going… Continue reading Nourishing Carbohydrates
The holidays are always an exciting time, aren’t they? Full of family, fun, festivities, and best of all…FOOD. I have always loved the months between October and January. Things just feel warmer, friendlier, and more exciting. However, throughout my career as a dietitian, this time of year becomes a time of dread for many of my… Continue reading Nourished & Free Holiday Challenge!
Inflammation is a hot topic in the nutrition world. Researchers have found that the culprit of many nutrition-related chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer have to do with the amount of inflammation our bodies have. Now, not all inflammation is bad. Inflammatory processes are very common when our body is trying to fight… Continue reading Inflammation: which foods to eat and avoid