Why You Should AVOID 100% Juice

Why You Should AVOID 100% Juice

The majority of my fluid intake comes from either water, green tea, or my morning cup of Joe.  Oh, and I can’t resist an occasional glass of organic whole milk with a cookie or cornbread muffin…So delicious. I also have 2 little ones in the house so I do occasionally...

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Why Weight Management Isn’t About How GOOD You Eat

Why Weight Management Isn’t About How GOOD You Eat

People often sit across from me in my office and describe to me how they eat when they are “being good”.  Many times they are eating better than I do on my healthiest days.   Yet they are still in my office asking advice on how to lose weight and keep it off.  You...

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5 Mindset Changes to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

5 Mindset Changes to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

If you are serious about permanent weight management then waiting until January to "start your diet" probably isn't a good idea.  When you have the right mindset towards food, your weight, and body image then you don't have to do anything different during the holidays...

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Weight Loss and Motivation:  6 Tips for Success

Weight Loss and Motivation: 6 Tips for Success

“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘ I will try again tomorrow’.”- Mary Anne Radmacher Ever start a diet and have trouble sticking to it after a few days? You tell yourself you will start on Monday, while...

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Halloween Treats Under 100 Calories

Halloween Treats Under 100 Calories

So Halloween is right around the corner.  Halloween candy is going to start showing up in the break room at work, at parties, and even in your own home.  Though I know the damage sugar can cause I would NEVER deprive my kids (or myself) of the fun and excitement that...

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3 Simple and Fun Healthy Halloween Recipes

3 Simple and Fun Healthy Halloween Recipes

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  It is the one time of year we can pretend to be whoever or whatever we want and even dress to fit the part.  It also reminds me of being a kid and getting to stay up late on a school night. There will most likely be no...

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The Anti-New Year’s Resolution

For years I was completely against New Year's Resolutions.  After all, if there is something that we want to change about ourselves, our habits, or our situation, is there a better day than today?  Why does it have to be at the first of a new year?  However, over the...

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Nothing but the Tooth

Good dental hygiene is imperative to good health.   Though I hope you are already doing it, here is one small thing you can do to reap huge health benefits: Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss at least once a day Many people associate good...

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Break The Fast

Break The Fast

Eat Breakfast Everyday! Most of my posts to this blog are things that you may already know.  However, I understand that knowing and doing are two different things.  I also know that making today's fast paced lifestyle a healthy one can be a challenge.  That is why it...

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Is Food Meant to be That Color?

I bet when health experts say to eat a rainbow they aren't referring to skittles®.  While this blog is about making small changes, this change may be a bigger challenge than we expect: Cut Out the Artificial Colors!! Growing up my brothers and I would have to beg our...

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Another Meaning to Going Green

  Mom always said to "eat your greens" For generations we have heard that we need to eat our green vegetables.  Most people who told you to eat your green vegetables growing up probably didn't even know why they are so important to eat.  We are continually...

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Distance To Go

Distance To Go

Although I am a Dietitian this blog is about more than just healthy eating, it's about helping create a healthy lifestyle.  Making a daily caloric balance is not only about calories in but calories out.  In other words, limiting what we eat isn't always enough, we...

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Go The Distance

Go The Distance

Although I am a Dietitian this blog is about more than just healthy eating, it's about helping create a healthy lifestyle.  Making a daily caloric balance is not only about calories in but calories out.  In other words, limiting what we eat isn't always enough, we...

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Hydration is key

Hydration is key

Got Water? Most everyone knows that drinking water is healthy.  Now I'm going to ask you to actually do it.  Drink at least 3 liters (about 13 cups) of calorie free fluid per day if you are male and 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) if you are female.  While this is in line...

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Squasharrific or Pastarrific?

If you are like most people and think in order to control your weight you need to cut out pasta, then I have a pastarrific surprise!   Add Spaghetti Squash to Your Spaghetti Since this blog is all about simple changes that are easy to make, rather than ask you to cut...

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