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 […]
Aug 13 2019
By: Shaylyn Tinari, MS, RD, LDN
Meal planning may seem like a daunting task. What do I eat? How much do I eat? When do I prep? How
much should I prep?
First step, take a deep breath. Meal planning does not have to be difficult. As a
food and nutrition expert, meal planning has become a habit for […]
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 […]
Aug 15 2017
Breakfast is usually a veggie omelet, a smoothie, or a high fiber cereal with berries and milk or yogurt. In the winter months, I throw in steel cut oats to the mix. Typically, I choose 2 things to eat for breakfast each week. This week, it could be smoothies and omelets. Next week it could […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mar 12 2017
In honor of National Nutrition Month, I asked dietitians across the country why it’s personally important for them to eat healthy. “Healthy” eating comes in many different forms and I can tell you FOR SURE that not every dietitian eats the same. That’s right! We don’t all eat kale salads and green smoothies. The reason […]
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 […]