Nutrition Tips

10 holistic ways to improve gut health

10 holistic ways to improve gut health

It seems like the latest buzzword these days is “gut health,” but have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly gut health is and what the big deal is? Gut health refers to the balance of the gut microbiome and how that affects digestion and…

Human milk oligosaccharides & how they could transform your health

Human milk oligosaccharides & how they could transform your health

I’d like you to get familiar with the acronym H-M-O. Every time I hear “HMO” the first thing that comes to mind is the HMO health plan. You know? HMO vs. PPO and all that. In that context HMO stands for “Health Maintenance Organization.” But…

Should you take a greens powder?

Should you take a greens powder?

It’s always amazing to me what fads become popular and which ones fade away. The greens powder fad seems to be one that started out kind of slow and is now more popular than ever. Usually when a fad is this popular it’s because many…

Protein Powders 101

Protein Powders 101

Being a dietitian means that I’m constantly dealing with people asking me for recommendations on protein powders. My usual response is, of course, “it depends.” While not everyone needs protein powder, some people can really benefit from it. So much goes into what to consider…

Can Your Diet Help Reduce Stress?

Can Your Diet Help Reduce Stress?

So this past week, I had a client ask me if I could talk more about stress and the effects on our body. She said “With all this COVID craziness, it feels like my stress levels are high all the time. What nutritional things can…

Simple Solutions When Hangry Strikes

Simple Solutions When Hangry Strikes

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been hangry before. I’m sure all of us have experienced that knowing gut pain and moodiness when extreme hunger strikes. Today, we’re going to talk about simple solutions for beating the mid-day hangry, the nutritious way! Have you ever…

Are Pre & Probiotics Necessary for your gut health?

Are Pre & Probiotics Necessary for your gut health?

What exactly are pre & probiotics, and do you need them? Let’s find out why! Let’s start today off with a quick fact! Did you know that 70% of the immune system takes place in the gut? Before we jump in, I want you to…

How nutrition affects your brain function

How nutrition affects your brain function

How much does your daily nutrition affect your cognitive performance and brain function? I’m sure you all have heard or read somewhere that certain nutrients are good for brain function, particularly for memory and critical thinking. The truth is, your brain is a nutrition hoarder,…

How to eat less and NOT feel hungry!

How to eat less and NOT feel hungry!

If you’re trying to lose weight, choosing foods that fill you up for fewer calories can make it easier to cut back. Today, we’ll discuss three things to look for! Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review on iTunes! Hello everyone…

Is your breakfast killing your progress?

Is your breakfast killing your progress?

The right breakfast can make or break your whole day. Today we talk about different tricks for getting the most out of your morning routine Are you in a breakfast rut? Same old, same old, day in and day out? Ask yourself, is your breakfast…