Self-Care During Coronavirus: Your Personal Wellness Retreat

Has social distancing, emotional stress, and learning to cope with the reality of a pandemic taken a toll on your wellbeing? Would you rather swap all those worries for a week-long get-away with chef-prepared meals, yoga sessions, and afternoons spent gratitude journaling? Well, jet-setting to a faraway destination might not be an option right now, [...]

  • Nutrition for Super Powered Mind & Body

Nutrition for Super Powered Mind & Body

What’s the best way to eat? Is the optimal diet paleo? Vegan? Keto? Should I count macros? We apply a lot of labels to our eating habits, but none of those labels explain how certain foods support our health.  In these stressful times, often our healthy eating habits fall by the wayside, and we turn [...]

3 Foods to Supercharge Your Nutrition for 2018

If one of your resolutions this year is to eat healthier, lose weight, or to have more energy then you are not alone. In 2017, more than 66 million people said they would “get healthy,” according to an NBC poll. I’m a big believer in nutrition as medicine that you can use to be healthier [...]

The Keto Diet: Everything you Need to Know

Low-carb diets might not be the new-new, but they still seem to be all the rage. The proof is in the trendiest diet since Paleo—the ketogenic diet—which is actually nothing new at all. In fact, this diet has arguably been around for as early as 500 B.C., but came to modern day fruition back in [...]

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 [...]

Are You At Risk for Colon Cancer?

While it’s always important to spread information and talk about the various types of cancer that continue to plague our society, awareness months are great opportunities to shed light on specific types. March is officially National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s never been a more important time (or year) to talk about the risks [...]

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 [...]

  • 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 [...]