Lets face it, we all struggle to eat healthy and nutritious foods sometimes but even more so now that we are going through a pandemic! There is a scarcity of food so we buy what is available at the grocery store even though some of the choices may not be the healthiest. And many of … Continue reading What to Buy at the Grocery Store During a Pandemic
Hormone imbalance is more common than you may think. Hormones are chemical messengers that are secreted into the blood and sent to your tissues and organs. They play a vital role in the body by making sure everything is running smoothly. There are many factors that can disrupt our hormones which cause hormone imbalance. How … Continue reading Signs of Hormone Imbalance and How to Balance Hormones Naturally
The road I am on in my education career has not been a clear linear path to say the least. Any family or friend of mine who has been on this journey with me can attest to that. This year marks my 6th year in college, I have an associates degree in Nutritional Science and … Continue reading Road to Becoming a Dietitian: My Why
Literally anyone in the whole entire world can call themselves a nutritionist. The person sitting next to you can call themselves a nutritionist, a personal trainer who took a few nutrition courses, or a person you met over the weekend can call themselves a nutritionist. While these people may have taken a few nutrition courses … Continue reading Dietitian VS. Nutritionist
I will remember this day for the rest of my life. I was about to turn 24 years old and I was looking at a photo my boyfriend and I just took. All I could notice were the crow’s feet on the sides of my eyes. I have never had them before and I feel … Continue reading What Does A Girl Gotta Do to Look Young Forever?
We have all had an unpleasant shift in our lives recently - Coronavirus Pandemic. We are used to being out of the house every single day; always being on the go. Being in quarantine has left us more sedentary, scared, and with plenty of downtime. These circumstances have some type of effect on all of … Continue reading How to Manage Eating and Your Body Image During Quarantine
Coffee is a way of life. Learning about coffee and caffeine was my favorite part of my Food Science class because I LOVE COFFEE. Coffee has antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and helps protect against diseases...and of course it has CAFFEINE. Caffeine effects everyone differently. Are you someone who drinks one cup of coffee and … Continue reading Are You A Fast or Slow Caffeine Metabolizer?
When eating red meat or fatty foods, a signal is sent to your gallbladder to release bile. Bile is produced in your liver and stored in your gallbladder until you eat, and is then secreted into your small intestines to digest the fat in your food. After the digestion of food, the byproducts of stomach … Continue reading Blood Cholesterol Levels and Fatty Foods
I have seen a lot of J.Lo and A-Rods 10 Day No Carb, No Sugar challenge. I follow J.Lo on Instagram and her results from this challenge were amazing. J.Lo is an incredible human being and anything she does is perfect (luv luv luv her) so I was intrigued by this. Although this challenge went … Continue reading I Tried J.Lo and A-Rods 10 Day No Carb, No Sugar Challenge
Inflammation is your body's way of protecting itself from infection, illness, or injury. Our bodies are extremely smart and they can detect when there is an excess amount of bacteria or a virus is in our body. Our bodies response to these bacterias and viruses is to send white blood cells to the site to … Continue reading The Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation