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 referring to just trying to […]
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 and pans!
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 neuroplasticity, which means having the […]
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 g carbs
320 cals I […]
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 ml) fresh watermelon juice (blend […]
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 is known to have a […]