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 […]
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 […]
May 27 2017
I want you to take a minute and think about what is in your refrigerator at this very moment. Some people may be able to recall everything in it while others may actually have no idea. What do you think this says about you? From personal experience in doing in-home visits with clients, I’ve seen it […]
May 26 2017
Black Bean Pasta
This Pasta is exactly what you’d think it is: spaghetti noodles made from black beans. That’s it. The beans are dried and ground into a flour like consistency. There are many different brands that create many different black bean pastas. Perfect for people who are gluten free, black bean pasta has no grains. […]
Mar 06 2017
So is a plant-based diet something like a vegetarian or vegan diet? Let me tell you.
A Vegetarian diet may include dairy, eggs, and sometimes fish.
A Vegan diet strictly eliminates any animal by-products including eggs, dairy and even honey (since it comes from bees, an animal).
A Plant-based diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts, and […]
May 07 2016
Protein has gained a lot of attention in recent years especially within the fitness community. People believe that a high protein diet can help build muscle. Is it just a fad or can a high protein diet really boost muscle growth? The truth is, your body can only utilize 20-25 g of protein at one […]