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.
Everyone wants a quick fix and companies selling detoxes and cleanse products promise just that. Whether it’s a flat tummy tea or supplements to support liver detox, tons of products boast long lists of purported health benefits. But do detoxes and cleanses actually work? Here’s everything you need to know about this ever-confusing corner […]
Confused about your relationship with food? You’re not alone. While there’s no doubt that food and nutrition can be life-enhancing from both a mental and physical health perspective, over-fixating on food and our bodies can end up working against our health rather than for it. All-consuming food thoughts tend to cause undue distress […]
College comes with a lot of responsibilities. Balancing classes, studying, extracurriculars, and a social life often means that self-care – along with designated meal times and sleep – falls to the wayside. Skipping meals is problematic for everyone, but it’s especially dangerous for anyone recovering from an eating disorder (ED) or trying to heal their […]
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 […]