Tasty Ways To Better Bone Health | Food Confidence
Eating foods that contain calcium and other key nutrients to bone health is the best way to improve (and maintain) your bone health.
The Pros and Cons of Every Way of Buying Herbs
Should you buy that potted basil plant at the grocery store? Or is it better to get basil in those plastic clamshells? Let's take a look.
Medicinal Mushrooms: Why They Should Be a Part of Your Diet | Food Confidence
Medicinal mushrooms are springing up everywhere! From superfood powders to lattes, learn why they're so good for you, how to use them & where to buy them.
Pre & Peri Menopause: Love Yourself Through It | Food Confidence
These are my 4 foundational practices to bring about balance and well-being. These are the things you’re body is asking for you to prioritize in your life.
The Science Behind Eating the Rainbow | Food Confidence
“Eat the rainbow.” Chances are, you’ve been told this countless times growing up. But what does “eat the rainbow” really mean? Why is it so important?
Should You Avoid Lectins? | Food Confidence
You're probably thinking to yourself: what in the world is a lectin? Maybe you also heard people telling you to stay away from healthful foods like whole grains, legumes, and some types of vegetables.
Lose Weight Naturally with Ayurveda | Food Confidence
A few weeks ago I was invited to Boone, North Carolina’s Art of Living Retreat Center to review their Living Light Weight Loss Retreat at the Shankara Ayurveda Spa.I had no idea what I was in for, but I had the most magical time.I wouldn’t have changed a thing about my trip, and I’m excited to share what I I learned with you!
I analyzed my DNA with PureGenomics. Should you? | Food Confidence
Thank you to Pure Encapsulations for partnering with me on this post. While I use and recommend Pure products, the opinions expressed here are my own. I love trying new stuff. I love learning new things and widening my network of knowledge. So when Pure Encapsulations offered me the opportunity to try out PureGenomics® I Continue reading >>
Tips For Having a Healthy Holiday | Food Confidence
Thanks to my friends at Love One Today for sponsoring this post. The holiday season is upon us and it’s right about the time my inbox and Facebook Group get flooded with questions about how to stay on track with all the parties, decadent dinners, and holiday treats. I don’t believe that holiday indulgences have Continue reading >>
3 Reasons You're Craving Sugar (& How to Fix it!) | Food Confidence
Most people (including myself!) crave sugar nearly every day. In fact, it's a chief complaint with most of my clients. This inspired me to take a step back and ask myself why. Why do people crave sugar? And because I'm a dietitian (aka nutrition detective) I also asked myself how I can help fix it. Here are three reasons you might be craving sugar and how to fix them:
Five Best Oils and Fats for Cooking - Mom's Kitchen Handbook
Based on practical use and nutrition, here are the five healthiest oils for cooking, including olive oil, butter, canola oil, grapeseed oil, and sesame oil. I've also included my two cents on coconut oil.
7 Nutrients for Eye Health Found in Everyday Food - Taste of Nutrition
Eyes work hard to provide us with sight. Work hard for your eyes by ensuring you are getting 7 key nutrients for eye health!
Omega-3s and Brain Health – from Infancy Onward - Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN
Research shows omega-3s are important for cognition (brain memory and performance) and behavioral function.
How to Stay on Track at Summer Cookouts | Food Confidence
How to eat healthy at summer cookouts.Staying aligned with your health goals and still having fun can be done, it just takes some thoughtful preparation.