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Is Milk or Dairy Good or Bad For You?

Is Milk or Dairy Good or Bad For You?

"Is dairy good or bad for you?" Post that question to social media and you'll find so much debate about this food group, that you might mistake it for a political campaign. On the pro-dairy side, you'll see answers such as: "I've been drinking a gallon of...

Workout Nutrition Hacks

Workout Nutrition Hacks

Exercise is merely a stimulus for change. The purpose of exercise is to induce stress on the body (e.g. mechanical stress, metabolic stress, nervous system stimulation). It’s not just to burn calories or to get our hearts pumping. Exercise is a tool...

Why a Calorie Isn’t Just a Calorie

Why a Calorie Isn’t Just a Calorie

Fat, carb, protein - does it really matter what form a calorie comes in?  According to the tidy little illusion of calorie math, no. We treat calories like currency – all totals being equal whether counted in coins, bills, or silver bars. Yet, is a...

Here’s What 30 Grams of Protein Looks like

Here’s What 30 Grams of Protein Looks like

Increasing your protein has been a longtime recommendation in the fitness industry. Fit pros have long known that a higher protein diet not only supports a lean body, it also improves satiety, increases overall calorie expenditure, supports lean-body-mass maintenance...

How to Stock a Healthy Fridge

How to Stock a Healthy Fridge

Here’s the thing — we all have great intentions. But when it comes to eating healthy and filling our refrigerators with the best foods, I’ve seen my clients make some common mistakes over the years. Most often, we use those good intentions and motivations...

5 Expert Meal Prep Tips That Save You Time

5 Expert Meal Prep Tips That Save You Time

Contrary to popular belief, meal prep doesn’t have to be complicated or laborious. The entire point is to simplify your life – making eating healthy easier to achieve. It can be easy to get overwhelmed as you are scrolling through your social media feeds...

How a Dietitian Does a Detox

How a Dietitian Does a Detox

If you keep up on health trends like I do, you’ve probably seen a lot of conflicting information about detoxing. Clients and friends often ask whether they really need to detox (“Doesn’t the liver do that?”) and if they should complete a fast or juice...

What To Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

What To Eat When You’re Craving Carbs

You know the feeling.  That intense craving for carbohydrates when all you are trying to do is eat clean and healthy. What do you do when this craving hits?  Do you avoid it completely?  Do you cave in?  Or, do you try your best to...