Sports Nutrition

Everything you need to know about - protein powders

Everything you need to know about - protein powders

As protein powders continue to grow in popularity, it’s important to educate yourself first on the “do’s” and “don’ts” before adding them to your diet. Do you know what’s inside your protein powder? How to use it effectively? In this blog, I answer all these questions and more to help you decide how, when, and if you should use protein powder. As the title states, here is everything you need to know about protein powder. 

New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

As the new year approaches and you begin to think about your "New Year's Resolutions", I've developed a short list of ways to improve your health over the next year. 

Ultimate Guide to Healthy Snacking

Ultimate Guide to Healthy Snacking

Snacking can be a very healthy habit, however, mindless snacking can lead to unwanted weight gain. I’ve created this guide to provide you with the information you need to make healthy choices, along with a lengthy list of my top recommended snacks.  

Everything You Need To Know About - Bread

Everything You Need To Know About - Bread

The problem is not bread itself, but the TYPE and AMOUNT of bread that can be harmful to health and lead to unwanted weight gain. Having a solid understanding of what bread is best can help you include it as part of a healthy diet. Here is everything you need to know about choosing the healthiest bread.

Planning Ahead: The Key To Success

Planning Ahead: The Key To Success

If there’s one “secret” I have to living a healthier lifestyle, it’s the importance of planning ahead. Have you ever heard the saying “if you fail to plan, plan to fail?” I can’t stress enough how true this statement is. Here are some tips to help you perfect the art of meal planning. 

Everything You Need To Know About - Energy Bars

Everything You Need To Know About - Energy Bars

With so many types of energy, granola, and protein bars on the market, it's difficult to determine which is best for you. Read this blog to find out everything you need to know about choosing healthy energy bars.

Everything You Need To Know About - Nut Butters

Everything You Need To Know About - Nut Butters

I'm so fortunate to have clients that ask me several excellent nutrition questions daily. This blog is inspired by my clients questions and contains everything you need to know about nut butters. All of your questions are answered from "which nut butter is healthiest?", "what ingredients should I avoid?" "should I eat PB2 peanut butter instead?" "what are partially hydrogenated oils, and mono- and diglycerides?" Stay tuned for my new blog series - "Everything You Need To Know About" - I will be posting a new food topic each week!

Post-Workout Nutrition

Post-Workout Nutrition

Fueling after workouts is one of the most important pieces to sports nutrition, yet I often times see it as the most neglected. Fueling your body with the carbohydrates, protein, and fluids it needs will help you recover fully and prepare you for your next workout. Prolonging post-workout refueling stalls your body into a "breakdown" mode, taking longer to recover once you actually do eat.

Top Food Choices for Runners

Top Food Choices for Runners

Whether you are new to running or an avid marathon runner, the foods you eat before, during, and after exercise are crucial to optimizing your performance and recovery. These are some of the top food choices I recommend for runners and endurance athletes. 

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide

Due to popular demand from my clients, I've created a guide on how to eat healthy over the holidays! Enjoying the holiday season does not have to mean gaining weight. These tips and recipes will help you avoid unwanted weight gain and stay healthy throughout the holiday season.

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

Healthy eating begins at the grocery store. If you keep good foods in your fridge and pantry, you will eat good foods! Grocery shopping can be a stressful and difficult task for many because of the endless amount of choices offered. Here are some tips to help guide you in selecting the healthiest choices: