August 20, 2014

Resolutions Re-vamped

Okay, so it’s 2013. A new year, and you are thinking, a new you? It’s never too late to get healthy and fit, so start NOW. All it takes is a little effort, a whole lot of motivation, and the ability to incorporate both good nutrition and regular physical activity in your life. The biggest obstacle my clients face is actually starting a program.  Many worry they don’t have enough time or money to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Foods You Should Eat (Everday).

I keep on seeing these articles about “Ten Foods You Should Never Eat”, or “Ten Worst Foods”, or “Top 10 Nastiest Nibbles”. You get my point.  And I’ve been thinking, hmmm…we always are telling people what they SHOULDN’T eat, but what about a top ten of what they SHOULD eat?  So here is my Top Ten Foods You Should Try to Eat Often: Blueberries - Packed full of anthocyanins and phenolics … [Read more...]

Fiber is Fiberlicious!

Fiber. What's so special about it?  EVERYTHING!  According to me (and research) fiber is good for just about everything that ails you.  A diet adequate in dietary fiber can prevent atherosclerosis, removing bad cholesterol (LDL) from our systems and increasing the good stuff (HDL).  It can prevent diverticular disease (inflammation of the bowel), it helps manage blood sugars (critical for … [Read more...]

This Winter, Eat Your Way to Healthier Skin!

What is the first thing people notice about a person?  Some would say eyes, or a smile, while many others agree the first thing they notice is skin.  Clear, blemish-free, radiant skin is an indicator of good health and what we as humans deem attractive.  So how does one get good skin? There are thousands of skin care products on the market, where does one begin? Well, this nutritionist will tell … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Foods

I keep on seeing these articles about “Ten Foods You Should Never Eat”, or “Ten Worst Foods”, or “Top 10 Nastiest Nibbles”. You get my point.  Anyway, during a nutritional counseling session recently one of my clients asked me, (clearly exasperated after we reviewed some foods she should be avoiding due to her recent diabetes diagnosis, coupled with current high blood pressure and high … [Read more...]