Want to know how to finally stop emotional eating? Follow these four steps to heal your relationship with food and improve your health for good.
The Mediterranean Diet is one we hear about quite often from medical professionals. But what exactly does it entail? We’re letting you in on all the details, and everything you need to know about this popular style of eating. In a time when we are calling out and rejecting food trends and diets for their […]
Want to learn how to stop overeating? Follow these tips to kick the everyday habits that commonly cause people to overeat.
Fact: Not all carbs are created equal. Myth: Carbs are the enemy. Carbohydrates are an essential component of a healthy diet and banning carbs from your plate can pose serious health problems. Below, we explain everything you need to know about carbs. But First, What Are Carbohydrates? We know, we know, carbs […]
Do you know anything about the MTHFR gene? For most of us, the answer is probably no. But maybe we should! As it turns out, the MTHFR gene plays a critical role in nutrient metabolism- particularly as it relates to folate. So, let’s dive in and discuss more about what folate and MTHFR are, and why […]
What are food allergies? Suffering from food allergies? You’re not alone. The incidence of food allergies has significantly increased over the past decade. In the United States alone, an estimated 32 million Americans suffer from a food allergy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified eight major food allergens: peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, […]
If you struggle with acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion, you may be experiencing gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD. What is GERD? GERD is a digestive disorder that typically develops when stomach acids repeatedly flow back up into the esophagus. Your esophagus and stomach are connected by a muscle ring called the […]
You may have heard the words “Ketogenic diet” or “Keto diet” thrown around in conversation, on social media, or on TV. It likely pops up as one of the first suggestions when you search the world wide web for “best diet for weight loss.” Your friends and family may rave about it. Your favorite […]
It’s that time of year when we’re swapping swimwear for sweaters. The sun, a bronzed glow, and sandy feet are all a distant memory so far away, you don’t even remember what chilled rose tastes like. It can be hard to feel motivated when the weather outside is unpredictably frigid or rainy, and […]
Here at Culina Health we like to approach nutrition from different angles, not just food. Of course, there is physical activity, there’s mindset and self-talk, and then there’s the underdog: rituals. Rituals play a critical role in habit formation and behavior change. Incorporating rituals into your day creates a positive domino effect for cementing […]
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. This time of year is filled with joy, laughter and togetherness. But for some, it can also be a time of dread if you’re watching your waistline. Nobody is arguing that Thanksgiving dinner is filled with the healthiest of foods, but here at Culina Health, indulging […]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever come back from a weekend away feeling less than great. Whether you’re traveling somewhere close by or far away, it can feel really tough to stick to your health goals. Between not so great food choices (hello fast food, gas stations, and airport eats), pushy family members, or […]
If you have IBD, chances are you’ve had a healthcare provider tell you to follow a low fiber diet. Or perhaps you’ve been told that what you eat doesn’t matter at all. Not true! Research shows that dietary patterns as well as certain foods and food additives can increase or decrease your risk for […]
Let’s talk meal prep Meal prep is one of those things that’s usually met with a groan when I bring it up with clients. They picture kissing their Sunday goodbye to spend hours in the kitchen. They see themselves making multiple complex recipes that are then pre-portioned into perfect containers for the week. If that’s […]
This past weekend, my wife and I completed the annual fall rite of passage of taking our kids apple picking. For our 11-month-old twins, this meant looking at apple orchards from their stroller for the better part of two hours. But for our two-going-on-12-year-old, it meant a one-person who can pick the most apples […]