Healthy Living Tips · Reflections

Food Journaling vs. Calorie Counting

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

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Nourished & Free Holiday Challenge!

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!

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Inflammation: which foods to eat and avoid

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