Nutrition Education

What the Fructan? – Are you Keeping your Gut Happy and Healthy?

What the Fructan? – Are you Keeping your Gut Happy and Healthy?

As old health trends are retiring and new ones are growing, I am sure by now you’ve heard of fructans. In fact, you’ve probably heard of them and thought… What the Fructan? (No? Bad joke? My apologies, I just had to!) But really, we’ve heard of probiotics, we’ve heard of prebiotics, and now this new term is being thrown around?

Achieve your Goals with Gratitude

Achieve your Goals with Gratitude

Grat-i-tude Noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness While it should be a year-round practice, being thankful is not something that many tend to think about 365 days out of the year. After all, why practice it […]

Guilt and Shame Halt Weight-Loss

Guilt and Shame Halt Weight-Loss

While there are many factors that play into weight, a huge factor that might be deterring you from weight-loss might be feelings of shame or guilt.
These negative feelings of shame and guilt can negatively impact weight-loss.
Read more to learn why guilt and shame halt weight-loss and how to combat these emotions.

Is your Healthy Lifestyle Missing Self-Compassion?

Is your Healthy Lifestyle Missing Self-Compassion?

You’re consistently working out, eating a balanced diet, and making sure you’re getting a full 8 hours of sleep every night. You are on your way to building the 3 core habits that are at the forefront of a  perceived healthy lifestyle. But a healthy […]

Are Your Habits Helping You? – The Importance of Self-Care

Are Your Habits Helping You? – The Importance of Self-Care

Are your habits helping you? Are your habits helping you? Self-Care is important to practice for all disease states. Giving yourself grace as you navigate a healthy lifestyle that supports your underlying conditions is vital to staying successful. Food is medicine and mindset can directly […]

Esports Nutrition – Nutrition for Video Gamers

Esports Nutrition – Nutrition for Video Gamers

Confession: I love video games. While I don’t have as much time for them now as I once did due to the hectic schedule of being a full-time college student, working dietetic technician, and entrepreneur, I still enjoy them. Back in the day, dare I […]

The Powerful Benefits of Adaptogens

The Powerful Benefits of Adaptogens

Essentially, adaptogens are substances found in certain plants that improve the body’s ability to respond to stressors. A stressor can be anything that causes your body to respond in a manner that is outside of your body’s normal activity, like the tearing of muscle fibers when you are weight-training. So in this case, an adaptogen can help the body respond to the tearing of your muscle fibers in a more efficient manner.

Tap into your 2nd Brain – Intuitive Eating and Interoception

Tap into your 2nd Brain – Intuitive Eating and Interoception

Tap into your 2nd brain by intuitively eating! What is your 2nd Brain? Referred to as the body-brain axis, or interoception. It involves sensing the internal state of your entire body. Essentially, it’s the ability to sense and respond to all of your body processes […]

Antioxidants are Good for you Right?

Antioxidants are Good for you Right?

Health foods and natural beauty products alike claim that they’re antioxidative properties help keep you feeling and looking longer. Basically, we can assume that Antioxidants are good for you right? Well, there is more to antioxidants than just keeping us feeling and looking younger.