Nutrition

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Necessary dietary supplement or trendy scam? For most, we’re going with scam. Save your cash and focus on consuming more whole foods. Powdered greens are having a moment, promoted to scoop into smoothies or a glass of water for health benefits and as a means to ‘enhance your lifestyle and activity.’ Although powdered greens have […]

powdered greens

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 Summer is almost here and so are all of the “what’s in season?” questions. Only about 10% of US adults consume adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables. One of the best parts of the changing seasons is the variety in produce that is offered. The summer months do not disappoint in terms of nutrients and […]

summer produce

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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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Voted most commonly asked question: “How much should I eat?” Assuming that ‘men’ need a larger portion size and ‘women’ need a smaller portion size is an outdated way of thinking, yet we still see this way of thinking play into diet culture today. Why is the hamburger considered ‘masculine’ but the Caprese salad considered […]

Portion Sizes

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  I know what you’re thinking: Pancakes = carbs. That might stand true of a typical, old school pancake, but it’s time for a major upgrade. When you think pancakes, we want you to think protein, fiber, and a nutrient packed stack of deliciousness. Pancakes shouldn’t come with guilt, they should come with lots and […]

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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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  Overwhelmed by all of the sugar-free sweeteners on the market? We don’t blame you. Add to that the never-ending confusion about whether sweeteners are safe and things get even more confusing.   Experts continue to question whether zero- or low-calorie sweeteners truly improve blood sugar regulation and promote weight management given the rising rates […]

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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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  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 […]

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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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  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 […]

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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, […]