Let’s be honest, our bodies can be confusing. Especially when it comes to hunger. Some days, it seems as though we aren’t hungry at all, and then the next day it seems as though we eat and eat and eat, yet are never satisfied. It just doesn’t make sense. If our bodies burn a set […]Read More Nutrients and calculators
All over the internet people are boasting with advice about foods. It seems as though everyone nowadays has some type of expertise about what you are putting in your mouth, and they want to share. Often, advice comes from people with titles and letters after their names. However, not all titles and letters are created […]Read More What’s with the titles?
In these few days after Thanksgiving, many people face the temptation to drastically change the way they eat for a few days in order to “detox” their bodies and “cleanse” themselves from all of the junk food they may have eaten over the past several days. It’s seems natural that after you’ve eaten a lot […]Read More Toxic Detoxes
During this season of thanksgiving, life can often become so busy that we forget to actually be thankful. So, instead of filling your brain with a long post with nutrition information to go along with the recipes swimming in your head, I wanted to take a quick moment to appreciate some of the things we […]Read More What we forget to be thankful about
The major nutrients that make up our daily intake are fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. It is through these three macro-nutrients that we are able to get essential micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals. Although recently it has been a trend to adhere to a diet in which one of these three is eliminated, all three hold […]Read More Macro-importance
When most people decide to pursue a healthy lifestyle, the number they see on a scale is almost always a factor. Whether it is the driving force or a measurement tool, people care about their weight and expect it to change when they begin to live healthier. Although your weight is affected by what you […]Read More Weighing in on Weight
A blog about food would not be complete without addressing the way we get food (aka: the grocery store). Going to the grocery is unavoidable in today’s society. Even the people who buy most of their foods from local farmers market make a trip every once in awhile to get items specifically found in grocery […]Read More What’s in your cart?
There are dozens of diets on the market today, each advertising that they have the key to losing weight and keeping them off. However, most of these diets get a lot wrong in their recommendations. So, before jumping on the “Fad Diet” bandwagon, let’s take a little time to become educated about what they are […]Read More The Latest Fads
Upon scoping out your local grocery store, you can easily find the label “Gluten Free” pasted on food items in every aisle, even items that don’t even need a label (i.e. I found a gluten free advertisement on a bag of apples). People all over the country are jumping on the “Gluten Free Diet” trend, […]Read More What’s up with wheat (and barley and rye)?
**Disclaimer: this post is NOT only for athletes and people participating in sports.** (Okay, I’ll admit it, the title is a little cliche and a little misleading. But, hey, I just couldn’t think of anything more clever, so we’re going with it.) Instead of just athletes, this post is for people who are active and […]Read More Sports Nutrition for Dummies