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  • 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 […]

  • Summer Watermelon Cocktail (No Sugar Added)

    Enjoy this refreshingly sweet, no sugar-added watermelon cocktail. Much of the calories here come from the alcohol. Only 20 calories come from the other ingredients. Watermelon is a wonderful sweet summer fruit to use as a natural sweetener. Make a large pitcher and invite your friends over!

    Recipe
    Serving: 1

    Ingredients
    1.5 oz (45 ml) white rum
    1 oz (30 […]

  • Throw a Healthy and Delicious Cookout!

    Guest Blogger Carly Waldman is a student at West Virginia University studying nutrition sciences. In her spare time, Carly volunteers at the fueling station for the D1 athletes at WVU and is also president of the soccer club.Memorial Day weekend kicks off the beginning of summer that is commonly celebrated with a barbeque. A BBQ […]

  • Chick-fil-A Restaurant Menu Review

    The Restaurant Menu Guide is a list of all of the healthiest menu options at a particular restaurant so you can enjoy dining out the Yummy Body Nutrition way.

    Chick-fil-A
    American fast-food

    Breakfast
    Egg White Grill
    Egg White Chicken Grill
    Greek Yogurt Parfait
    Fruit Cup

    Entrees
    Always order the “deluxe” sandwiches which comes with fresh lettuce, tomatoes and pickles for some added fiber. If […]

  • Alcohol: Which is the better option?

    Source: CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    When choosing between wine, beer, spirits and cocktails, which is the healthier option? There is a common misconception that alcohol is the enemy because it is a carbohydrate which is not true. Alcoholic drinks contain carbohydrates, but alcohol in itself is not a carbohydrate. A true carbohydrate molecule […]