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Are you considering crash dieting for summer? Let us change your mind. Keep reading for a Registered Dietitian’s guide to a successful, healthy and confident summer. How to get a beach body: Step 1- have a body. Step 2- go to the beach. Congratulations! You have a beach body. As the weather warms up and […]

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Sticking to a consistent exercise routine is one of the healthiest things you can do for your body. But how much exercise is too much? Find out here.

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  The term “hormone balance” is everywhere lately. But while influencers sell fertility-friendly supplements and skincare brands promise to nix your hormonal acne, the truth is that hormonal balance doesn’t come from a quick fix.   Below, we’re serving up 10 science-backed nutrition tips that actually support healthy hormone levels.   What is “Hormonal Balance? […]

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  Digestive issues like bloating, constipation and diarrhea are among everyone. But individuals with disordered eating patterns and eating disorders are even more likely to struggle with GI distress.    The Prevalence of GI Issues Among People with Eating Disorders   Research suggests there’s a bidirectional relationship between eating disorders and irritable bowel syndrome, or […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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, […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]

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  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 […]