Posts tagged with "2022"



"Organic" Uncovered
Nutrition · June 20, 2022
In reality, all things containing carbon, including food from living organisms, are organic. However, when we use the term “organic” food, we really mean that foods labeled as such originate from a source containing little or no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and no antibiotics or hormones. In this sense, the term “organic” is a legal term used to describe the food production process.

3 Must-Haves in your Exercise Routine
Exercise · June 10, 2022
Sometimes, it's the routine aspect of exercise that can null the effectiveness of the exercise itself and limit our capability to increase our fitness.

Keeping Food Safe Outside
Nutrition · May 20, 2022
Spring is in the air and with it comes the desire to get out and grill out. Picnics are popular around this time of year but with all of the excitement it can be easy to forget about food safety basics. Here are some healthy tips to keep you and your food safe this picnic season.

Simplify Meal Planning
May 10, 2022
When our schedules are maxed, it can be easy to throw meal planning out the window. However, that doesn't solve the problem. It can actually make it worse by increasing trips to the grocery store and doubling our stress level when dinner is an afterthought, but everyone is hungry.

Invest In Your Health
Nutrition · April 20, 2022
It is a great misconception that healthy eating requires extra spending and drains your wallet. This is simply not true. Healthy eating requires a bit of extra time and energy but your health is worth those expenses.

To Fast or To Fuel?
Sports Nutrition · April 10, 2022
There’s no doubt that fasting is an important part of our regular digestive rhythm. Our bodies need to fast (abstain from food) so that they can focus on other important processes besides digestion. But, our bodies also need fuel during our active parts of our day.

Pigging Out While Pregnant?
March 20, 2022
If you just found out you are pregnant you might be super excited about all the additional food you’ll be able to eat in the next nine months. STOP right there! Contrary to popular belief, women do not need many additional calories during pregnancy. Here's why...

What Makes a Meal Healthy?
Nutrition · March 10, 2022
What exactly makes a meal healthy? A healthy meal will look different for different people in different seasons. Consider the varied nutrient needs, time restraints, and wellness goals for a pregnant mama, a marathoner set on a PR, and a busy CEO. Though all three meals will look different, they do share some qualities that make them healthy.

Time to Talk About - Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders · February 20, 2022
In honor of Eating Disorder Awareness week I would like to share my own story. My struggle with eating disorders is not pretty but it has some pretty endings.

Nutrition: The 6th Love Language
Nutrition · February 10, 2022
Have you heard of the Five Love Languages? They are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. I propose a sixth - Nutrition. Nutrition as a love language is two-fold: An act of self-care and a source of joy. Self-care is a way to show love to yourself and we enjoy (and maybe even love - I'm looking at you, dark chocolate) nutrition.

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