Feb 06 2020
Charles Duhigg, author of the book “The Power of Habit” identifies a habit as
Habit – a behavior that starts as a choice, and then becomes a nearly unconscious pattern.
The purpose of a habit is for your brain to work less. Think about the first time you drove a car: you had to adjust your seat, figure out how to […]
Jan 31 2020
This client came to us back in June and was referred by her primary care doctor. Her goal was to lose weight but to ultimately have a better relationship with food since she also struggled in the past with bulimia.
Below is an actual email that our featured client sent to a friend who was looking for advice.
Ok I may get […]
Nov 05 2019
“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 of grams of carbohydrates, proteins, […]
Oct 20 2019
By: Shaylyn Tinari, MS, RD, LDN
I’m sure by now you have heard the term “healthy fats” but what does that really mean? Let’s start with the basics. Fats do not make you fat. Any food consumed in excess can make you gain weight. Fats are a type of macronutrient. Macronutrients are the main nutrients that make up the food we […]
Oct 11 2019
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 1.5-2 cups of fruits and […]
Sep 01 2019
It is that time of year again! The end of summer, time to go back to school. One of the hardest parts about getting back to school can be establishing a new routine. Buying back to school supplies, getting to bed on time, waking up earlier, and figuring out what to pack for lunches are just a few of the […]