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

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

3 Ways to Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

Do you find that your weekend activities throw a wrench in your healthy eating plans?  All of those graduation parties, BBQs, or even sporting events can lead to temptations, sweet indulgences or even eating on-the-run. Before your toss all of your hard work out the window, check out some of the tips below to find something … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

Spring into Your Health – Top 5 Tips

Spring is here (and has been for the past few weeks), so that means it is time to get back on track with your health. If you feel like you lost momentum with your weight-loss or just healthy eating journey, get your engines revved up. As a Dietitian, I often start to get a lot … Continue reading Spring into Your Health – Top 5 Tips

Top 3 Tips for Sticking to Your Goals

Happy February! How is everyone doing with your resolutions? In January, it seemed a bit easier to get working on those new goals; however, once February hit, is often a bit harder to keep yourself on track. It can be discouraging to lose that momentum when you are trying to start or change a habit. When you … Continue reading Top 3 Tips for Sticking to Your Goals

Red Flags for a Fad Diet

"Lose 10 pounds in a week!" "Easy to lose weight fast!" "Lose weight without exercising!" "Weight-loss solution!" "Best new weight loss program!" "Lose up to 1-inch overnight!" You have probably heard or read something similar to the phrases above; supplements, meal plans, or weight-loss programs that are promising you the results that you are looking … Continue reading Red Flags for a Fad Diet

Tips for Decreasing Your Cholesterol

Maybe you just heard from your doctor that your cholesterol is high and now you have to either take medications or try and bring it down before your next appointment. So, why is this important? Elevated cholesterol levels are just one of the risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Having too much cholesterol in … Continue reading Tips for Decreasing Your Cholesterol

5 Tips for Getting Started with Exercise

We are getting into warmer days now, so it is time to start thinking of getting yourself in shape (if you haven't done so already)! The past week, I have been getting a lot more clients asking about weight-loss and how to "lose the belly fat." While nutrition is a huge part of getting the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Getting Started with Exercise