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?

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5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

Last week, I was away at the Today’s Dietitian Symposium in Austin, Texas. If you have not gone to Austin, put it on your list of places to go! I loved the atmosphere, friendly people, and scenery. Totally, different experience than living in Philly 🙂 In traveling as a Dietitian, I go a bit overboard in the food … Continue reading 5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Memorial day BBQs are right around the corner and it can definitely be a struggle to find healthy options out there! Consider this corn and quinoa salad a simple (yet tasty) addition to the menu! As a complete protein, quinoa contains all of our essential amino acids in addition to being a good source of … Continue reading Southwest Quinoa Salad

Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is largely preventable? According to the American Heart Association, “About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.” This means that changes to your … Continue reading Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

5 Health Tips for the Big Game

As the big football game is fast approaching, that means loads of snacks and apps. Let’s face it, most game day snacks are not the healthiest options - loaded nachos, fried wings, cheesy dips. While a few treats here or there won’t harm the waistline, keep your health in check this Sunday with these tips. … Continue reading 5 Health Tips for the Big Game

Healthy Eating During the Summer

Summer is just about here and let's face it, sometimes healthy eating gets pushed aside until Fall rolls around. It can be easy to get off track with vacations, graduation parties, BBQs, road trips and more. While I am a huge proponent of enjoying yourself and indulging here or there, your health STILL matters and … Continue reading Healthy Eating During the Summer

Breaking Through Barriers to Your Health

How many times have you made an excuse about your health? "I had a rough day, so I deserve this cookie." "It's just too cold to go to the gym, so I will just stay home." "I ate good all day, so I can splurge at dinner." "I am just too old to lose weight." … Continue reading Breaking Through Barriers to Your Health

Sauteed Zoodles with Fresh Pesto

March is here so that means it is National Nutrition Month! This is one of my favorite times as a Dietitian! For 2017, the theme is "Put your best fork forward," which I love because it makes me think of not only choosing healthy foods, but also, cooking more! I often get client feedback that … Continue reading Sauteed Zoodles with Fresh Pesto

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

Facts About Erythritol

If you have been choosing more reduced calorie beverages or plant-based sweeteners, you may have noticed the products being made with sugar alcohols. Sugar alcohols are a type of reduced-calorie sweetener and no, they do not contain any alcohol! You can find sugar alcohols in baked goods, candy, ice cream, beverages, and even some plant-based … Continue reading Facts About Erythritol