5 Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunch

Packing a healthy lunch is a great idea not only for kids, but also, for the whole family! Often healthy cafeteria options can be limited and even the "healthy" food can be loaded in sugar and sodium. Save money and boost your nutritional intake with healthy choices that you have control over. If you are ready … Continue reading 5 Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunch

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3 Tips for a Healthier Road Trip

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! I am just a few weeks away from launching my first virtual weight management support group! My goal with the virtual support group is to focus on living healthier all year round with accountability and motivation from others (and yours truly, the Dietitian). I wanted to talk about keeping your health in … Continue reading 3 Tips for a Healthier Road Trip

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

Tips for Cooking Healthier

Healthy meals, whether they be for one or a family, can often be the biggest struggle my clients have. Knowing what to serve. Knowing how to cook. Having the time to cook. All of these can be barriers in the way of you and your family's health. We don't want to spend hours in the … Continue reading Tips for Cooking Healthier

Common Weight-loss Issues

Being a dietitian, I get a ton of clients who are trying to lose weight. I would say 90% of them have tried some sort of diet before (most being a short-term crash diet type) and about 80% ended up gaining back the weight they lost (plus some). Losing weight and changing your eating habits … Continue reading Common Weight-loss Issues

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