It takes 20 minutes until your stomach tells your brain you’ve eaten enough. Myth or Fact? The answer? Sort of. A 20-minute countdown to relieve hunger pangs or achieve fullness from the time food first passes your lips isn’t the same for everyone and varies with how...
Would You Pass This Quiz?
What would your answer be if anyone asked you how many different foods you eat each week? 10? 15? 20+? Think of your foods each week, including spices, and get out a list (yes, seriously). Variety in the diet, especially with plant foods, will better your overall...
Mind Hacks for Meal Prepping!
Do you meal prep? You know, pictures that look like this for the week's meals? Meal prepping for the week (or half the week at a time) is something I suggest to many of my clients to help them stay on track and meet their health and nutrition goals. But, for some,...
Snacks vs Meals – What’s the Difference?
Whether it’s a meal or a snack, remember to balance your macros for slower digestion and more balanced blood sugar reactions. You’ll reap the added benefits of increased satiety with less overall hunger!
Vegetables vs Fruits: If You Had to Choose One
In the quest for wellness, one of the first action items that come to mind is eating more fruits and vegetables. How many? Which ones? They’re valid questions but let’s start by clearing this up: when it comes to fruits and vegetables, consider changing the phrase to vegetables and fruits.
Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First!
How up-to-date are you with your annual checkups? Does your car get better routine maintenance than you these days? In today’s climate is easy to forget to put on your oxygen mask first. Yet, there’s a reason for this saying.
Spring cleaning for your health
Have you been spring cleaning? What about a spring reboot for your health? It seems like just yesterday, New Year’s goals were set to shake off holiday overindulgences. If that didn’t go according to plan, don’t fret! Where to start? Good health begins with healthy...
Feeling Happy or Sad?
What do sugar and carb cravings, early evening fatigue, and just being a bit more crabby than usual this time of year have in common? It could be Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a mild depression associated with late autumn and winter and is thought to be...
Wait! What?? Coming OUT of quarantine?
When the pandemic started, people couldn’t see further than their hands in front of their faces. Schedules went awry, you were narrowly focused on whether or not you would get Covid-19, and how you could boost your immune function. This is one of the first times to...
It’s that time of year when we look to the future. A fresh start, a clean slate, no matter the past, no matter the present. Have you decided to set goals for this year? Think of a goal as an endpoint, and intentions are the daily movements needed to reach your goal.