Happy Earth Day! Today is such a beautiful day where we get to celebrate Mother Earth and all she provides for us. As humans we have a massive responsibility to take care of the place we live, not only for ourselves but for those who will be living on earth long after us. The concept […]

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April 22, 2020

18 Sustainable Swaps for More Eco-Conscious Living

Americans spend roughly 90% of their time indoors, even before COVID-19 hit. Growing research done by the EPA shows that air inside our own house can be more polluted than outdoor air even in the largest and most industrialized cities. That’s comforting news for those of us who are now spending what, close to a […]

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April 8, 2020

How Toxic Is Your House? And Why You Should Care.

#1 Starting Without Being Educated Before going plant-based, you should know your intention for this style of eating and have a heavy amount of nutrition knowledge. My hope for you is that your desire comes from a place of overall health and wellness, and not to reach a number on a scale or to fit […]

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March 10, 2020

5 Mistakes to Avoid Making After Going Plant-Based

Urine color and volume are two great indicators of hydration status. Since we know many athletes begin competition or play already in a dehydrated state, I thought I’d make it easy to do a quick check to see where you’re at. Now remember this tool is used as a guide, and there are many additional […]

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March 10, 2020

What Is Your Urine Saying About Hydration?

We hear these words being thrown around, but do you actually have a good grip on what they are? I break down all the terms and share how nutrition plays a part in them all! What Are Antioxidants?  Based off its name, we get good insight…Antioxidants are compounds that oppose oxidation or tries to prevent […]

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March 10, 2020

Antioxidants, Oxidative Stress, & Free Radicals Simplified

Do you have daily practices that keep you living full and intentional? I’ve chosen routines as my first topic to touch on since becoming a Registered Dietitian, because I truly feel it’s the most important to our health. Small daily practices add up to long-term habits, and if you are seeking to live a more […]

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March 10, 2020

5 Steps For Finding A Morning Routine That Works For You

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or active individual, eating for brain health should definitely be on the forefront of your radar! According to a Harvard Study, there are potential brain health risks with diets that are too high in cholesterol and contain the wrong kinds of fat. Dietary habits such as these may cause the […]

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March 10, 2020

10 Foods for Boosting Brain Health

When it comes to seasons of travel or busy on-the-go moments, sticking to habits, routines, and intentional decisions can be challenging. Like all things health related, the difference in outcomes begins with preparation. If we take the extra 10 minutes to back some snacks we reduce the odds of grabbing a candy bar between connecting […]

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March 10, 2020

8 Travel Essentials for Your Next Trip

Protein, protein, protein…how much do you really need? The biggest question I get asked as a dietitian is how much protein do I need? Well, the answer might surprise you… The RDA (recommended dietary allowance) for protein is 0.8g/kg of body weight for the average sedentary individual. This means that a 150lb person (68kg) needs […]

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March 10, 2020

Protein: Best Kept Secrets Straight From A Dietitian

Whether it’s with friends, family, or a large social circle, eating out constantly and trying to balance a healthy lifestyle can become challenging. I never want my clients to get suckered into an “all in” or “all out” mindset when it comes to health and nutrition, but instead realize they can have their cake and […]

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March 10, 2020

10 Tips for Healthy Eating Out