Nutrition

Gastroparesis Nutrition Strategies Part 1.

Gastroparesis is a chronic condition characterized by improper functioning of the muscles of the digestive tract, causing delayed stomach emptying and certain symptoms such as nausea, a feeling of fullness after eating only a small amount of food, vomiting undigested foodโ€” sometimes several hours after a meal, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), abdominal […]

 

Go Further with Food

March is National Nutrition Monthยฎ, an education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme is “Go Further with Food“, which could not come at a better time and represents all the things I care about. Choosing nutritious foods to fuel us through […]

 

Great Gift for Snack Lovers

I can’t believe I have waited soย long to post about this. A good friend of mine ordered me a few Love with Food boxes as a gift for my birthday back in October. Love with Food is a monthly box delivery service that delivers a variety of organic or all-natural […]

 

Healthy Office Snacks

Most people spend 8 to 9 hours at work so having a healthy snack or two during the workday provides the opportunity to increase energy, improve focus, and enhance productivity. Having healthy options available will decrease trips to the vending machine or cafeteria, which can save money and help you […]

 
Friendsgiving

Five Healthy Tips for the Holidays

1) Get enough sleep. Aim for at least 7-8 hours per night. Sleep deprivation will not only increase fatigue but can lead to increased food cravings. Studies have shown lack of sleep can cause increased levels of ghrelin, a hunger hormone, and decreased levels leptin, satiety/fullness hormone. So get that […]