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  • How to Break a Bad Habit

    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 […]

  • 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 of grams of carbohydrates, proteins, […]

  • All About Fats (The Good and the Bad)

    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 […]

  • 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 1.5-2 cups of fruits and […]