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  • Why is Protein Important?

    “Macros”. Ever heard of it? What does it mean? Macros is short for macronutrients. Macronutrients are the main nutrients that make up the foods we eat.  There are 3 macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. So when you hear people say they “count their macros” what they are saying is that they are counting the number […]

  • 5 Foods to Incorporate into Your Fall Diet

    Did you know recent research provides evidence that eating 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day is best in preventing chronic diseases and premature mortality? In 2015, 12% of adults in the U.S. met the fruit recommendation and only 9% met the vegetable recommendation.  
    The current dietary recommendations for adults in the United States are […]

  • Meal Plan Like A Dietitian

    By: Shaylyn Tinari, MS, RD, LDN
    Meal planning may seem like a daunting task. What do I eat? How much do I eat? When do I prep? How
    much should I prep?

    First step, take a deep breath. Meal planning does not have to be difficult. As a
    food and nutrition expert, meal planning has become a habit for […]

  • Benefits of Fiber

    By: Shaylyn Tinari, MS, RD, LDN
    Let’s be honest, carbohydrates have a bad reputation.  The south beach diet, Atkins diet, no-carb, low carb, keto, are just a few to name that put an emphasis around cutting out or limiting carbohydrates.  Did you know that there are healthy parts to carbohydrates?

    Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that […]

  • SHOP: A Dietitian’s Favorite Things

    Check out our corporate dietitian, Shaylyn Lynch’s top picks of her favorite food and kitchen products.

    Banza Products

    Seeds of Change Brown Rice/Quinoa
     Triscuits

    Siggi’s Vanilla Yogurt
     

    Rx bars

    Frozen Vegetables (any brand)

    Edamame Hummus

    Canned black beans and garbanzo beans
     
    Alexa sweet potato fries

    Kellogg’s Bran Buds

    21 whole grains and seeds Dave’s Killer Bread

    Reusable water bottle for tracking intake

    Dishwand – easy for washing pots […]

  • Oxygen Beet & Turmeric Smoothie

    Benefits of Beets

    Lowers blood pressure- Nitrates found in beets (and other plants like greens and rhubarb) have been studied to increase blood flow and oxygen to the body. When nitrates get converted into nitric oxide, it tells your blood vessels to dilate and improves blood flow.

    Improves cognitive function – Beet juice can also help increase […]