Category: Education

“Help! I can’t stop eating everything in my kitchen!”

I can’t stop eating EVERYTHING in the kitchen!!! Don’t lie, I know you’ve thought that exact phrase probably 7 to 8 times already during quarantine. You’re stuck at home, surrounded by all of the shelf stable foods you bought (AKA SNACKS!!!) and you just can’t control yourself. It feels...

Why every diet you’ve tried has failed and why it’s not your fault

Did you know that the average person changes something about their health and nutrition about as many times as the seasons change? Well, now you know! And maybe you are the one looking to make a change to help you lose weight right about now.     We have all...

Post Workout Nutrition Essentials!

Post workout nutrition is extremely important.  The amount of exertion that is completed from your workout, whether it be a walk, or a high intensity interval training session, needs to be recovered from.  The hardest thing for exercise programs today is ensuring that the proper nutrition advice is given. ...

You and Your Virus Stock Pile: Proper Food Storage and Safety

With the pandemic spreading worse across the United States, it is becoming more important to stock up on food supplies.  Stocking up is considered important because it means you intend to go through the food at some point, instead of hoarding large amounts that will likely go bad before...

What should I know about Intermittent Fasting?

  I know you have heard of Intermittent Fasting by now, Dr. Oz has even been talking about it recently. Dr. Oz thinks in 2020 we should just cancel breakfast completely and all take up fasting. But, Intermittent Fasting can be more than just giving up breakfast. There's a...

Is my metabolism slowing down?

You've asked that question to yourself multiple times. Remember never having to worry about your weight when you were younger, but as soon at you hit your 20s it felt like everything was losing day, and not in a good way. So, maybe your metabolism is slowing down? Well,...

Smarter Holiday Choices

With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, the thoughts of many may quickly turn to the New Years’ resolutions of becoming healthier. There are several ways to approach this goal, without having to change drastically. Hopefully these tips will help to achieve not only short term, but lasting change in...

Food Label Claims and What They Mean

You’re walking down the aisle at the grocery store and suddenly, a bright red label sticks out among all of the products. You walk closer, and see the words “HEART HEALTHY” and “MAY HELP PREVENT HEART DISEASE”. You’re then drawn in, you pick it up and throw it into...

When your Lifestyle isn’t a Fad |by Jenny Bishop

Imagine always feeling like there is a fog over your life, yet never knowing why.  Or having a rash that doesn’t go away. This was my life before I found out that I have Celiac Disease. From a young age, I had always had eczema, and doctors would give...

What does “Organic” even mean?

I get asked this question a lot, "Emily, what does it mean if something is organic?" Surely, you've seen the marketing that claims that organics are better for you, they will help you lose weight and that they can prevent you from being exposed to pesticides which are harmful...