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

3 Ways to Grill Healthier This Summer

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Things are getting really exciting over here since I am gearing up to launch my first virtual weight management support group! I hear a lot of clients talk about how they “fall off their diet” during the Summer months. My goal with the virtual support group is to focus on living … Continue reading 3 Ways to Grill Healthier This Summer

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

Spicing Up Your Vegetables

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! If you read the last blog with tips for choosing bitter and sweet veggies, then you may be back to learn just how to spice up the flavor! Once you choose a vegetable, the next step is sprucing them up with herbs, spices or other foods. Check out the steps below … Continue reading Spicing Up Your Vegetables

Why Calories Don’t Really Matter

One of the first things I hear when someone is trying to lose weight is that they need to start counting or watching their calories. It goes back to the the old saying of "calories in, calories out." If you eat less, and exercise more you'll lose weight guaranteed. Makes sense right? Well, not so … Continue reading Why Calories Don’t Really Matter

Keys to Weight Loss Success: Goal Setting

Whether you want to lose weight or just maintain, the first thing you want to start off with is setting some goals for yourself. The best way to know where you are now and where you are planning to be is to set a long-term goal and supporting short-term goals. So, grab yourself a piece … Continue reading Keys to Weight Loss Success: Goal Setting


So, it has been quite a long time since my last blog! With the holidays and work, I kept putting off writing one. Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about super foods and flaxseeds. What are they good for? How can you cook with them? What are they?! Probably most of the … Continue reading Flaxseeds!

Healthy Cooking Tips for One

It can seem difficult or overwhelming to cook for only one person when so many recipes give a yield for 4-6 people! Maybe you have been used to cooking for a large family or maybe just another loved one. Whatever the case may be, I am going to give you tips on how to shop … Continue reading Healthy Cooking Tips for One

Tips for Keeping Your New Year Resolutions

It's that time again! What time do you say? Time to start making your New Year Resolutions! Recently, I was asked to make a resolution for a video. What did I say? Absolutely nothing. I don't know what "firm decision to do or not to do something" I want to make (Google definition). Sure there … Continue reading Tips for Keeping Your New Year Resolutions

Snacking and Healthy Eating on the Go

Scenario 1: From the minute you get up in the morning, you are running like crazy, whether it is with your job, your family, your hobbies, or all of the above. You may have just enough time to grab breakfast in the morning. If not, your stomach is grumbling leading to the perfect setting for that … Continue reading Snacking and Healthy Eating on the Go