5 Strategies to Get Motivated to Eat Healthy

Do you struggle with weight-loss or healthy eating motivation? You know what to do, but you just can’t get yourself to do it, even though you know you probably should? If you are at this point or have been here before, this post is absolutely for you! Today, I want to share with you my … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Get Motivated to Eat Healthy

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Tips for Boosting Your Fiber Intake

Have you been hearing about fiber a lot lately? Most Americans are not getting the recommended intake for fiber, which can be preventative against diseases like diabetes, diverticulitis and certain types of cancer. Low fiber intake is mainly related to the fact that many do not consume enough fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. What is Fiber? … Continue reading Tips for Boosting Your Fiber Intake

Why Going Low-Carb is NOT the Best Idea

Have you been told by a medical professional, friends, family member or even a figure on the Internet that you should be following a low-carb diet for Diabetes or weight-loss? This is something I hear from clients quite frequently. With my experience in counseling and also the research, I am here to tell you that … Continue reading Why Going Low-Carb is NOT the Best Idea

Tips for Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight and Eat Better

How many of you reading this post have a general idea of what to do to achieve a healthy diet, yet still aren't doing it? Ever think about what is holding you back from jumping in and getting going? Maybe, you tend to start eating healthy and by the end of the week or even … Continue reading Tips for Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight and Eat Better

Tips for Choosing Protein Supplements

While I love protein bars and powders for convenient on-the-go snacks or meals, let's face it, a lot of what is out in the market is, dare I say it, pure junk. My main issues with most bars/powders are the laundry list of filler ingredients and high sugar content. Below are some tips for choosing … Continue reading Tips for Choosing Protein Supplements

Conventional Vs. Organic Produce

One of the debates going on now is whether or not organic produce is more nutritious than conventional produce. As per the USDA, "Produce can be called organic if it's certified to have grown on soil that had no prohibited substances applied for 3 years prior to harvest. Prohibited substances include more synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.""Synthetic … Continue reading Conventional Vs. Organic Produce

Health Benefits of Chocolate

I am sure many of you reading this post have heard about the health benefits of chocolate. Does this  mean you have free reign to eat as much as you want? Let's slow the wagon down for just a second. I'll start off by saying that while chocolate can be good because of the antioxidant … Continue reading Health Benefits of Chocolate

Probiotics 101

You may have been hearing a lot on probiotics and their influence on gut health. With so much information out there, it can be confusing choosing foods or even supplements with the best probiotic source that will benefit you! My goal is that you will have a better understanding of what probiotics are, the benefits, … Continue reading Probiotics 101

Tips for Mindful Eating

One big thing I have been talking about with my clients is the concept of "Mindful Eating". Mindful eating is about being present in the moment and stopping to think about your food choices. Mindful eating includes ideas like: tasting and savoring the food you eat, slowing down your meal time, and asking yourself if … Continue reading Tips for Mindful Eating

Cut the Salt Habit

You may have heard from your doctor or dietitian that you need to reduce your sodium intake to help decrease your risk for heart disease and high blood pressure. High levels of sodium in the diet causes fluid retention, which makes the heart work harder to pump blood throughout the body. Excessive intake can also lead … Continue reading Cut the Salt Habit