Tag: nutrition

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?

I Tried Intermittent Fasting and Here’s What Happened

I Tried Intermittent Fasting and Here’s What Happened

Why in the world would anyone let themselves stay hungry for hours at a time? Seriously, why would anyone choose to go into a state of fasting on purpose? Under the guidance of a Registered Dietitian, I tried intermittent fasting and here’s what happened!

Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Plant-based eating has been growing in popularity over the past few years. People have been swearing by eating a plant-based diet as a means to good health. As we all know, nutrition is a key aspect of overall health and wellness. With the United States…

Monthly Focus June 2018

Quote of the Month ” Health is a relationship between you and your body. ” -Terri Guillemets How it Relates to Nutrition: Our relationship with food and what we choose to fuel our body directly impacts our well-being. Working to build (or re-build) a positive…

I’m Not Following a Fad Diet – Celiac Disease 101

I’m Not Following a Fad Diet – Celiac Disease 101

I have celiac disease. This diagnosis means I am not following a fad diet by eating gluten-free. No, I am following a medically prescribed diet that helps ensure that I stay healthy.