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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dec 28 2018
Check out our corporate dietitian, Shaylyn Lynch’s top picks of her favorite food and kitchen products.
Seeds of Change Brown Rice/Quinoa
Siggi’s Vanilla Yogurt
Frozen Vegetables (any brand)
Canned black beans and garbanzo beans
Alexa sweet potato fries
Kellogg’s Bran Buds
21 whole grains and seeds Dave’s Killer Bread
Reusable water bottle for tracking intake
Dishwand – easy for washing pots […]
Nov 20 2018
Benefits of Beets
Lowers blood pressure- Nitrates found in beets (and other plants like greens and rhubarb) have been studied to increase blood flow and oxygen to the body. When nitrates get converted into nitric oxide, it tells your blood vessels to dilate and improves blood flow.
Improves cognitive function – Beet juice can also help increase […]
May 23 2018
The best option here by a landslide is the salad at just 10 calories. The runner-up would be the tacos since it’s the second lowest in calories and carbohydrates.
10 cals I 2 g carbs
3 Hard Taco Shells
200 cals I 29 g carbs
3 Soft Flour Tortillas
250 cals I 40 g carbs
210 cals I 36 […]
May 20 2018
Enjoy this refreshingly sweet, no sugar-added watermelon cocktail. Much of the calories here come from the alcohol. Only 20 calories come from the other ingredients. Watermelon is a wonderful sweet summer fruit to use as a natural sweetener. Make a large pitcher and invite your friends over!
1.5 oz (45 ml) white rum
1 oz (30 […]
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 […]