Posts in Nutrition Education
Meal Prep Tips (that will make you an expert in no time!)

I get it…the idea of meal prepping can sound like such a chore. What if I told you that it doesn’t have to be so daunting, or even take as much time as you may think? What if I guaranteed you that you CAN learn how to implement basic meal-prepping tips no matter how limited you are on time or resources? Read on to learn my top tips to make yourself into a meal prep expert in no time!

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Top 5 Tips for Nutrition Success in 2019

How have your health goals for 2019 started out so far? I’ve been especially interacting with people this past week who are sadly so confused about what healthy eating looks like. I don’t blame them at all...the media makes it SO confusing

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Setting goals for the New Year: More than just a “resolution”

For some, the idea of creating a new set of goals for the coming year can create stress due to memories of previous attempts at keeping a goal that may have failed. Many people fall into the habit of creating goals that are unrealistic and unknowingly set them up for failure, causing a desire to give up and tell yourself you will try again next year. Sound familiar? But by following a few simple steps and viewing the goal from the right perspective, you can be sure to find success no matter what you are trying to achieve…

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Health benefits of Spices-More Than just a flavoring!

Spices are made from seeds, fruits, roots, flowers, bark, or other plant components. Herbs & spices serve as so much more than just flavoring to foods, but also offer a host of health benefits and can be included in endless ways in the diet…

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Spirulina: Why you should consider adding this algae to your diet

Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that grows naturally in warm, fresh bodies of water around the world. It has become thought of as a “superfood” due to its high concentration of vitamins, minerals, protein, and antioxidants as well as its natural ability to help aid in detoxification.

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Prebiotics: Why probiotics simply aren’t enough

By now most people are familiar with the term “probiotic”, yet many are less familiar with prebiotics, which are just as essential to intestinal health. While a probiotic is a type of live bacteria that promotes healthy gut functioning, a prebiotic is what is necessary for a probiotic to be able to work properly.

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Nutritional Yeast: The Next “Superfood”?

While many people are probably familiar with the type of yeast used to leaven bread, most have never heard of nutritional yeast, a type of inactivated yeast that has gained recent popularity for its nutritional benefits and unique taste. Sometimes referred to as “Nooch”, Nutritional yeast is considered to be a “nutrient powerhouse” by many Dietitians.

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Nutrition’s Role in Detoxification: Not just another “fad diet”

The word “detox” is one that has generated a lot of controversy over the years due to many scientifically unsound “fads” that have been promoted by the media. While these diets do succeed in eliminating processed “junk foods” and may induce short term weight loss, they often deprive the body of vital nutrients necessary for proper detoxification and are not recommended by most Registered Dietitians or other health professionals.

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