Spring into Food Safety

Do you like to do a deep “Spring cleaning” of your home this time of year? As you are sprucing up the rest of the house, don’t forget about the kitchen! Check out the tips below on how to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses by keeping food safe in your kitchen. Food Safety 101 … Continue reading Spring into Food Safety

Go Green for Earth Day

This past Monday was Earth Day, a time to show love and support for the Earth and environmental protection. The celebration of Earth Day first began in 1970, and its popularity has grown since then. Environmental protection organizations utilize Earth Day to educate the public on the state of our planet and what needs to … Continue reading Go Green for Earth Day

Ditch the Diets this Spring

If you turn on the TV or log into any social media site, chances are you will see all kinds of ads for diet and weight loss plans. Does it ever make you stop and think “what makes them come back year after year if people should be losing weight and keeping it off with … Continue reading Ditch the Diets this Spring

Inflammation 101

Do you ever find yourself plagued with fatigue, joint inflammation or even arm and leg stiffness? Did you know that your diet and lifestyle choices can influence inflammation? Things like sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, refined carbohydrates, excessive alcohol consumption, and processed meats may all trigger inflammation. Let's dive into what you can do to … Continue reading Inflammation 101

Let’s Sleep on It

Do you find yourself compromising a restful night's sleep for work or family obligations?  Besides still feeling tired in the morning, chronic lack of sleep may be causing you more harm than you think. Let's take a look at how sleep can impact your health and how to get more sleep at night - starting … Continue reading Let’s Sleep on It

Don’t Skip a Beat on Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, where we take time to look at what we are doing to keep our hearts healthy and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Let's take a look at five ways you can stay heart healthy this February! 1 - Eat More Fiber Fiber is beneficial for reducing GI tract transit … Continue reading Don’t Skip a Beat on Heart Health

Exercise for Heart Health

February is National Heart Month, a time to bring your health to the forefront and make changes to keep your heart pumping strong. Did you know that exercise, along with a health diet, is a key component of preventing heart disease? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to … Continue reading Exercise for Heart Health

Detox 101

Do you need a detox to rid your body of "toxins?" That is a question many of my clients have been asking with the turn of the New Year. Let's uncover the evidence-based truth behind these detox diets/supplements. What is a Detox? A detox is a type of diet that is supposed to clean your intestines … Continue reading Detox 101

Nutrition & Breast Cancer

Did you know that only 5 - 10% of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary? The other 90-95% is contributed to diet and lifestyle factors. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to decrease your risk of developing breast cancer! 1 - Maintain a Healthy Weight The American Cancer Society reports that … Continue reading Nutrition & Breast Cancer

Meal Planning and Prepping Like a Pro

Do you find yourself too busy during the week to create healthy meals? Do you often settle for picking up food at the nearest drive-thru? Do you want to have healthy and ready-to-eat options available for all meals? If this sounds like you, then this post is for you! I will be sharing my top … Continue reading Meal Planning and Prepping Like a Pro