Diet & Health

Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
Birds are flying south. Bears are snuggling up in their burrows and hibernating the season away. Winter is coming. The dark, cold days make you want to follow suit. Unfortunately, sleeping away the winter and escaping to warmer climates isn’t a...
Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
You may have seen it on fitness websites or on your Facebook newsfeed: the laundry list of foods that registered dietitians “won’t eat.” The list is usually about a mile long and contains any food product that’s not a leafy green, an “ancient grain...
Blog entry | Nov 18 2015
No-Shave November is in full swing! Whether you have a handlebar mustache, Viking beard, or soul patch, the goal of every No-Shave participant is the same: to raise both awareness and funding for cancer prevention and treatment. So while you are...
Blog entry | Nov 17 2015
Can you eat healthy on a budget? It’s a question we get often, and many folks feel like it’s a virtually impossible task. Healthful food is perceived as synonymous with expensive, and with so much focus on ‘artisanal’ nutritious foods (hello,...
Blog entry | Nov 12 2015
The Road to No PHO: Here's How It TRANSPired from Food Insight Fats are a critical component of the diet, ranging from basic biological functions in metabolism maintenance as well as supporting glowing skin and shiny hair. Recently, partially...
Blog entry | Nov 10 2015
If headlines on your Twitter feed are telling you to cook with lard instead of vegetable oil, please don’t listen. Here’s why. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend limiting saturated fat...
Blog entry | Nov 09 2015
Saturated vs unsaturated. Partially hydrogenated vs fully hydrogenated. Monounsaturated vs polyunsaturated. With so many different buzz words circulating around fats, it’s easy to get these terms confused, forget the food sources where they can be...
Blog entry | Nov 09 2015
Believe it or not, Flotsam and Jetsam are not just the names of Ursula the Sea Witch’s eel cronies in the beloved children’s movie The Little Mermaid. Flotsam and Jetsam are actually names given to sea junk. You might be quick to put seaweed into...
Blog entry | Nov 04 2015
It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner. That means it’s time for some of my favorite fall foods including pumpkin pie! Not only is it a delicious treat, it packs a powerful nutritional punch of Vitamin A (in the form of...
Blog entry | Nov 04 2015
Every morning, Monday through Friday, after completing a yoga session, I make a green smoothie. It varies every day – sometimes I use apples and strawberries. Other days, it’s banana. If I’m feeling extremely adventurous, I'll cut up some beets and...
Blog entry | Nov 03 2015
While fats and carbohydrates often take center stage in media articles, the third dietary macronutrient, protein, has become somewhat of the forgotten child, often taking a backseat to their more "media-genic" siblings. While there has been...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2015
We’ve talked about the issue with ‘single study syndrome’- promoting the results of a single study without including the context of the full body of science. We’ve talked about when headlines are grossly out-of-step with a study’s actual conclusions...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2015
Good news: contrary to scary news masquerading itself as fact, there is room for sugar in a healthful diet! Chances are candy will find its way into your home this weekend, so we’ve put together some tips to help you take a balanced approach to...
Press Release | Oct 27 2015
Survey Provides Insight on Millennials’ Attitudes Toward Health and Wellness (WASHINGTON, DC, October 27, 2015) — It’s no secret that Millennials are a unique part of the population defined by events and characteristics that set them apart from any...

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