Tag: nutrition

In the realm of weight loss solutions and healthy eating, you hear a lot about counting calories, the next magic diet combo, or this week’s superfood. However, with the holidays upon us, we think it’s the perfect time to talk about an important, non-diet factor that can greatly impact your healthfulness, and even your weight: Gratitude.

It happened again. You get on the scale after the holiday festivities and to your utter disbelief you’ve gained much more than just some down-time. The last thing you need to do is give yourself a guilt-trip. Reserve the effect that the holiday fun has had on your body by just making a few easy adjustments.

Perhaps the most anticipated meal of the year, Thanksgiving dinner (or dinners for some of us!) can often leave you feeling bloated and more stuffed than the turkey itself. Here are some of our favorite recipe suggestions and tips to make sure you leave the table feeling thankful that you don’t have to unbutton anything.

Mistakes are chances to learn and to change your habits for the better. Nutrition professionals aren’t immune to busy days, crowded supermarkets, blood sugar crashes, new mom challenges, or the eating-related mistakes that inherently tag along with these situations. But how do they learn from their food follies and prevent similar ones in the future? Read on to find out!

You asked! Is drinking water with your meals bad for digestion? In short . . . no. Drinking water in moderate amounts with your meals shouldn’t affect your digestion in a negative way. In fact, drinking water is important for healthy digestion, so avoiding it can actually have a negative effect. Here’s a little more explanation.

One of our favorite things to do is take super heavy recipes and lighten up the calories without lightening up the flavor. If that sounds impossible to you, then you’ll just have to come over for dinner sometime! Better yet, wow your entire family with some of our tricks for… Read More»

We both love eating seasonal fruits and vegetables and try to do it as much as possible. Not only is it better for the environment, but it also helps keep our diets naturally varied both in taste and nutrition. Here are some of the nutrition perks of each spring food, followed by some of our favorite recipes that use them!