4 Diet And Exercise Myths Busted

You can find anything on the Internet these days, like pictures of cats or double rainbows, but when it comes to your health the last place you should be getting your info is from Facebook or Instagram. Unfortunately most of those posts are simply opinions formulated with anecdotal information or someone trying to sell you […]

You Are What You Eat

You are what you eat. Unfortunately, I don’t think many people realize how accurate this statement is. When you eat, a series of amazing reactions occur to take food from your mouth and transport it to the cells in your body. Carbs, fats, and proteins are nutrients used for a variety of important processes and […]

5 Weight Loss Tips

1) Exercise doesn’t really help with weight loss. There I said it, but it’s not really the exercise that causes the weight loss, rather the habit you adopt. Working out gets you out of that seated position, away from the junk food, and moving. These are all the contributing factors for healthy and sustainable weight […]

Eating Clean – What Does It Mean?

We’ve all heard it – “You want to clean up your body?… Clean up your food!” But what exactly does that mean? As Psychology Today author Susan McQuillan (M.S.,RDN) very justly asks – is anyone actually eating dirty? As in dirty food? Well, not necessarily. These days ‘eating clean’ simply means, eating healthy. Which thank […]

Sugar Low, Summer High

My dad asks me at the counter of our favorite lunch spot, “So, what about a Coke?” I say, “Twenty.” Dad, “Minute Maid Lemonade?” Myself, “Fourteen.” Drinking one of those options along with your meal would be the equivalent of pouring twenty and fourteen sugar packets, respectively, on to your plate. Needless to say, if […]