This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” and with yesterday being National RD day, I wanted to give a few pointers associated with my nutrition philosophies as a dietitian! These tips are my advice on how you can bite into a healthy lifestyle and keep moving forward.
Focus on what your body needs.
Foods offer so may nutrients that your body needs! Don’t be afraid to bite into foods that fuel your body. Focus on foods that meet your body’s needs for vitamins and minerals. While putting the emphasis […]
Want to run like a princess? Or dress like a princess and go for a run? Disney is the place to do it!
This year I did what is called the Glass Slipper Challenge: the 10K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday of Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend. In the days leading up to the races I spoke on stage in a panel of experts:
Leslie Kay, fashion blogger with Disney Bound
Elizabeth Comeau, editor of Zelle, Runner’s World running site for women
Betsy Hughes, co-owner of Track Shack Events
My niece Justina contacted me […]
You have to start a diet on a Monday or the 1st of a month, you expect to eliminate your favorite foods entirely, you describe food as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, and if you have a little slip up and indulge just once, you completely throw in the towel. Does this sound like you? Because if it does, you could be an all-or-nothing perfectionist dieter! But I am here to tell you, it doesn’t have to be that way! No human, no life, no situation, no experience is, or will ever be perfect so why do we think […]
Roasting vegetables can be a delicious and nutritious way to incorporate healthier foods into your diet. Take butternut squash for example, this orange veggie packs a ton of vitamin A (which is great for eyesight), vitamin C, and fiber in just one cup and it only has about 80 calories in that one serving! Check out the recipe below and let us know what you think!
ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH
Serves: 4 servings
1 large butternut squash, peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon coconut oil
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
freshly ground […]
If drinking regular water in the winter is hard for you, this tasty alternative will make it much easier, not to mention give you tons of extra vitamins and minerals.
If you are like my brave family that resides in New England, considering the ruthless winter they’ve had, the thought of ingesting anything that isn’t hot may seem downright undesirable. Hey, I get it. This time of year up there is miserable… so miserable that I even moved over 1,000 miles away just to avoid it.
But what shouldn’t be avoided, regardless of where you live […]