Aug 13 2019
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 […]
Jul 01 2019
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 […]
Dec 29 2018
1.Understand that learning how to eat healthy is a process. It takes time and practice to overcome decades of a poor relationship with food.You can’t expect to change decades of bad habits in a week, but you can make one better decision at a time. When I say that eating healthy is a process, I’m […]
Dec 28 2018
Check out our corporate dietitian, Shaylyn Lynch’s top picks of her favorite food and kitchen products.
Seeds of Change Brown Rice/Quinoa
Siggi’s Vanilla Yogurt
Frozen Vegetables (any brand)
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 […]
Nov 20 2018
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 […]
May 23 2018
The best option here by a landslide is the salad at just 10 calories. The runner-up would be the tacos since it’s the second lowest in calories and carbohydrates.
10 cals I 2 g carbs
3 Hard Taco Shells
200 cals I 29 g carbs
3 Soft Flour Tortillas
250 cals I 40 g carbs
210 cals I 36 […]
May 20 2018
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!
1.5 oz (45 ml) white rum
1 oz (30 […]
May 18 2018
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 […]
May 10 2018
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.
Egg White Grill
Egg White Chicken Grill
Greek Yogurt Parfait
Always order the “deluxe” sandwiches which comes with fresh lettuce, tomatoes and pickles for some added fiber. If […]
May 05 2018
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 […]