It’s that time of the year….the sun is shining a little brighter and those temperatures are starting to warm up! So many of my clients become more acutely aware of the need to drink…especially as they start to sweat the minute they get out of the shower. However, there is a difference between understanding the need to stay hydrated and following through with drinking adequate fluids. As the summer approaches, here are a few tips to sip well in these warmer seasons.
One of the common nutrition buzz words throughout social media these days is the term “inflammation.” Supplements claiming to be anti-inflammatory, advertising weight loss benefits and joint pain relief have flooded the market in recent years, leading to a lot of discussion on the consequences of inflammation. But what is inflammation, and why is it bad for you?
We’ve lost touch with the concept of flexibility in an eating plan. I see way too many clients trying to do what their neighbor recommended, what their friends do, what has become popular in social media, or what they saw in a commercial. Everyone has become a nutrition expert and people too easily get away from sound, research-informed nutrition recommendations.
People often seem to get into ruts with snack options and crave something new. Snacks are fantastic for keeping you energized throughout the day…look at them as an opportunity to promote focus and concentration, top off your fuel stores before a workout, and as part of your plan for getting your nutrient needs met.
Unprecedented. This is the word I keep hearing over and over in the media right now. These are the times we’re in. So many are thinking about things like self-care, mental health and preventing disease. With this in mind, what role does nutrition play?
I recently received the greatest gift a girl could ask for….. an Instant Pot! Let me tell you, for someone who is not a fan of cooking or really being in the kitchen this Instant Pot has changed my life. Pressure cooking has become my new favorite thing.
As I think about this coming year, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite food products and ways to use them for quick meals.
It’s February – tis the season for Valentine’s and focusing on the heart! As you seek to show love to that special someone or special people in your life, don’t forget to show love to your heart!
It’s holiday season, and in the crazy of parties and shopping, it’s easy to let some healthy behaviors go. Making time for a balanced breakfast is one of these behaviors.
Oh that morning….or afternoon…or evening cup of coffee. It’s common for clients to reports how many cups of coffee they have each day and then quickly follow with “Wait, is that too much caffeine?” My answer is usually “It depends.”