Tagged: healthy diet

10 Important Things to Know About Fat

Struggling to lose weight? You may think of fat as the enemy. While it’s true that your body stores unused energy in the form of fat causing weight gain, consuming certain fats may not be as bad as you think. Here are 10 important things you need to know about fat.

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3 Healthy Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

As a natural transition from October to November, I’m bringing you some of my best-kept recipes to fuel your body by using Sweet Potatoes! Sweet potatoes not only fit the fall and Thanksgiving themes, but they fit your nutrition plan as well. Learn about the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes and try these 3 recipes for easy […]

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The Real Life Eating Habits of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

My eating habits didn’t start out so great, it wasn’t until a professor of mine called me out on it in college that I started to change my ways. It must have been in my junior year of college when my fellow students and I were asked by our nutrition professor to write down what we […]

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What Kids Really Want from Parents, Teachers & School Lunch

Classroom surveys of kids reflect some interesting attitudes on their part about what they really want from those around them—teachers, parents, and school lunch providers. We should empower them to make the right nutritional decisions.

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Tips for Navigating Game Day Party Food

So often we are invited to a variety of events and parties that involve food. It is truly one of the biggest activities we do as there are so many sports activities to view. For sure, we will expect counters full of food that await us. But, do we have an idea what to eat, or how […]

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Vegetable Noodles 101: Cutting the Carbs, Not the Taste

Cutting processed carbs can be extremely difficult—especially for those who love noodle-filled dishes. But trying to clean up your diet does not mean you have to cut out the recipes that you love. You simply need to make healthier substitutions! So for all you pasta lovers out there, we found the perfect alternative, vegetable noodles! Veggie noodles are fresh, […]

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Superfoods to Maximize Your Recovery After Injury

Experiencing an injury can be devastating, not only physically but also, emotionally.  Injury catches us completely off-guard and can even stop the best of athletes dead in their tracks.  Often, emphasis on recovery is placed on physical therapy, excercises and stretches to help us physically strengthen our bodies.  While all the above is necessary and […]

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50+ Healthy Meals for Two

Let’s face it, eating out with your significant other is convenient. There’s no grocery shopping, no preparation, and no clean up. Sounds like the perfect scenario, right? Wrong! While some restaurants are starting to adopt “healthier” menu options, most dishes are still loaded with sodium, trans fat, and unwanted calories. Not to mention that giant list of […]

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Say “No Thank You” to Those Holiday Pounds

It’s that time of the year. The time when it seems like you are eating one carb-loaded, fat-filled, yet delicious, holiday meal after another. Perhaps last year you enjoyed the holidays a bit too much and noticed some weight gain. This year, can be different. Here are 10 ways to beat that dreaded holiday weight […]

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A Healthier You: Finding Wisdom in Winters

Wisdom Comes with Winters –Oscar Wilde The first time I came across this quote was in high school.  It was the topic of a college entrance essay to which I was applying.  I remember, clear as day, staring at the blank sheet of paper as if it was looking right back at me just asking […]

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