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

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

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

5 Things to do with Halloween Candy Leftovers

Are you struggling with what to do with the pile of Halloween candy that is collecting in your house (and just calling you to eat it)? Dodge candy overload this year with these five tips! 1 - Donate your Candy to a Sweet Cause Instead of throwing out your excess candy, donate it to Soldiers' … Continue reading 5 Things to do with Halloween Candy Leftovers

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

Managing Late Night Food Cravings

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Do you struggle with late night or after dinner eating? Many of my clients find themselves eating late at night, even when they aren't hungry! This could be due to stress, boredom, food commercial temptations, etc. Nighttime eating can cause you to eat more calories than you need and also spike your … Continue reading Managing Late Night Food Cravings

What is the Weight Management Support Group?

Have you ever felt like you just needed accountability to stay on track with your health? You know how to eat healthy, but you can’t seem to keep the consistency? If that sounds like you, then the Weight Management Support Group could be what you are looking for! This group is geared towards those looking to … Continue reading What is the Weight Management Support Group?