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 a lifetime of poor food habits. You can’t expect to something you’ve done over years to change in a week, but you can chip away at it little by little. Most of us eat 3 meals a day […]
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 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 […]
Mar 01 2018
Photo Credit: The Girl on Bloor
Buddha Bowls. What are they? Buddha bowls gained a lot of popularity last year mostly because these bowls were beautifully captured all over the internet by food bloggers. The Huffington Post even published an online article titled “2017 Is The Year Of The Buddha Bowl.” These bowls are bright and […]
Dec 19 2017
If you have a few events lined up, pick your battle: Which ones could you take a pass on the food and which ones would be so delectable that you anticipate really enjoying? It’s not necessary to indulge at all of them.
Ladies, wear a form fitting outfit and gentlemen, put your belt on a […]
Sep 01 2017
Sometimes, it’s not all about what you eat but it’s about HOW you eat it that affects your weight loss. Here are some reasons why you may not be losing weight.
Your portions are off. If you are using a calorie tracking app but aren’t measuring out your portions with appropriate instruments such as measuring cups, […]
Apr 19 2017
The snack industry is a vast one. I mean, just go into your grocery store, how many aisles are dedicated to snacks (chip aisle, candy aisle, cookie aisle, bakery aisle, etc)? Science however says there is conflicting evidence on the benefits of snacking. Yes, it can help in controlling appetite but at the same time, when […]
Jun 09 2016
Lack of sleep = weight gain over time It has been observed that more sleep can contribute to weight loss and less sleep contributes to weight gain. A NHANES study of 68,183 women over 16 years showed that women who had longer duration of sleep gained less weight over time (see figure 1 below). Various studies show that […]