Diet Terms and Trends Decoded From a Registered Dietitians Perspective
Should you go gluten-free? Does “calorie free” really means there’s no calories? What’s all this you’re hearing about raspberry ketones? Read on to find out the truth to these questions and more from a registered dietitian nutritionist.Health Benefits of Salmon: What to Buy
Salmon is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids out there. A diet rich in omega 3’s supports heart health and may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week, preferably salmon and other fatty fish such as mackerel, albacore tuna, lake trout, herring and sardines.Is Buying Local Better for Me AND the Environment?
You’ve all probably heard by now it’s best to buy local, especially when it comes to produce. Of course it’s great to support your local economy and your local farmer and decrease the burden of extra fuel use for our planet, but what does it matter to our bodies if we eat blueberries picked down the road or blueberries from halfway around the world?How Can I Tell If Something Is Whole Grain? And What’s the Big Deal If It’s Not?
What exactly is a whole grain and why are you always hearing so much about them? Whole grains include the entire grain seed which consists of three parts: the bran, the endosperm and the germ.Is Tilapia a Healthy Fish? The Answer May Surprise You
Organic labels aren’t limited to just produce anymore. Even the budget grocery stores are carrying options like organic cookies, cereal, pastas, soups, frozen meals, potato chips, and more.What Does a Dietitian Keep in Her Kitchen?
Ever wondered what a registered dietitian nutritionist keeps in her fridge? What secret healthy foods does she always have on hand and what would she never buy?Still Not Sure If You Need to Decrease Your Red Meat Intake?
Have you been wondering if you should become a vegetarian– or even vegan? Is your intake of animal products hurting yourself and the environment?Incorporating More Whole Foods Into Your Diet
And no, I’m not talking about the grocery store. So what exactly is considered a whole food? A whole food is a food that has been processed or refined as little as possible and is free from additives or other artificial substances.Healthy Kids Lunch Boxes
Now that the first mid term break is behind us, you might be running out of ideas for the school lunch boxes. Kids need a nutritious lunch box but finding inspiration and healthy ingredients to ring the changes can be a challenge.Athletes – How To Take Performance to The Next Level
Athletes are constantly scanning for ways to go beyond our limits. To go faster, further and stronger, yet often the ways we go about doing this are not sustainable. People have tried many illegal methods to push the boundaries of human performance, yet there is a legal, natural way to enhance performance so drastically, that it amazes me more people aren’t doing it.The Soy Myth Crushed And The Truth Exposed
I used to wake up in the middle of the night sweating, wondering who really enjoys Tofu. To me, it’s unreal and tastes like garbage but the nasty junk sells. But to you, it may be much more.