Boosting Metabolism

Boosting Metabolism

No matter where you are or what you are doing, nutrition and diet always seems to come up in the conversation (especially when people find out I’m a dietitian lol). I get asked the question all the time on how to boost metabolism. Everyone wants a faster one, but do...
Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated

As humidity and temperatures begin to rise, staying hydrated can be challenging, especially if you spend any length of time outdoors. We lose water every day through our breath, sweat and urine. It is critical for the health of our bodies that we take in enough water...
The Benefits of Probiotics

The Benefits of Probiotics

Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the...
Combating Chronic Disease

Combating Chronic Disease

The History of Medicine 2000 B.C. “Eat this root” 1000 B.C. “That root is heathen. Say this prayer” 1850 A. D. “That prayer is superstition. Drink this potion”. 1940 A.D. “That potion is snake oil. Swallow this pill”. 1985 A.D. “That pill is ineffective. Take this...
Dangers of Food Dyes

Dangers of Food Dyes

It’s Easter which, although a religious holiday, is also the time of the Easter Bunny. This means fun and colorful candy, cakes and other treats. My two daughters, although adults now, still request their name written in jelly beans on Easter morning! We love those...