Eat This, Not That This Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love a holiday dedicated to throwing an all-out fiesta with good food and drinks? But, as much as we all love Mexican cuisine, most of the culinary staples are full of fat and sour cream (not to mention tons of fried items), which translates to hundreds of unnecessary calories. It also means countless, [...]

7 Reasons Eggs are Awesome

Sure, eggs look prettier painted pink or yellow with adorable little flower drawings, dots and swirls in celebration of Easter, but they’re pretty awesome for some other reasons too. My favorite reason? They’re total nutrition powerhouses—both their yellow and white parts! So after the egg hunts are over, enjoy a hearty, egg-rich meal for these [...]

What’s the Deal with Souping?

Diet and detox trends come and go, but always garner loads of attention for their “quick fix” claims of helping you shed pounds fast. But what I always tell my patients, and everyone else I know, is that the keys to good health and longevity, always have and always will, involve a nutritious diet filled [...]

The 2017 Dirty Dozen Reveals Most Contaminated Produce

In a perfect world, everyone would buy organic, but, for some families, the decision is not that simple. Whether it’s due to a limited availability of organic produce at grocery stores near you or you just can’t afford to spend sometimes twice the amount (or more) for organic produce, some families have no choice but [...]

Study Finds Homemade Baby Food is Better for Infants

You’ve probably already heard about the wonders of homemade baby food from friends or other mommies on your feeds, forums or in classes. And there’s no doubt about it—putting on your chef hat and DIY-ing your little one’s meals is a much easier way to ensure he’s getting the most nutritious, all-natural and preservative- and [...]

  • Best Postpartum Smoothie

Best Postpartum Smoothie

Adequate nutrition is so very important before and during your pregnancy, right? Everyone knows this! But how about when your baby arrives?! Whether or not you are breastfeeding, a healthy diet should be of top-priority in your postpartum days. Being pregnant takes a toll on your body, and during the postpartum period it is common [...]