Top 4 Tips For Getting More Veggies In Your Diet

Most Americans do not eat enough veggies. The problem with this? They're an extremely vital food we need every single day! They offer so many health benefits because of their nutrient content. Whether you're a nutrition expert or not, we all know we should be eating more vegetables! But, often times we come up with … Continue reading Top 4 Tips For Getting More Veggies In Your Diet

4 Vitamins and Minerals You Need More Of.

With the easy accessibility of healthy foods, we have a better chance of getting all of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need. And they've figured out how to add vitamins if they aren't naturally there. So if we instill a balanced diet, we generally will get a healthy dosage of vitamins and minerals. This … Continue reading 4 Vitamins and Minerals You Need More Of.

What You Need to Know About Your Blood Glucose Levels

You may know glucose by another name: blood sugar. Glucose is a sugar that is carried throughout the bloodstream to supply energy to our cells. We all need energy to move, think, act, and breath. Our brain uses half of the energy from our glucose in our body. It’s the simplest of the carbohydrates, making … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Your Blood Glucose Levels

Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream – Which One Is Healthier?

Froyo has a large market because ice cream is extremely popular. We are always trying to treat ourselves without the guilt. Remember going to the nearest froyo bar in your town? You could put as much froyo as you wanted in your cup and add any yummy topping you wanted?! Exactly how much healthier is … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream – Which One Is Healthier?

Dietitian VS. Nutritionist

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

Are You A Fast or Slow Caffeine Metabolizer?

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?

Blood Cholesterol Levels and Fatty Foods

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

Superfood So Good 4 U

What is a "Superfood?" A superfood isn't necessarily considered a food group and nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing.  But, in the health world right now superfoods are really popular!  'Superfood' is a term for foods that have health benefits and are deemed to be nutrient dense.  SO MUCH HEALTH!!! There are foods out … Continue reading Superfood So Good 4 U

Free Yourself from Food Drama

Food Drama: The daily stress of food that creates a negative impact on your life. When it comes to food drama, we allow ourselves to feel guilty after we eat a yummy treat or crave unhealthy foods.  We stress way too much about what we put into our bodies, how many calories we intake, and … Continue reading Free Yourself from Food Drama