Healthy is the New Skinny

Healthy starts with balanced intake…  Lean Protein, Whole Grain Carbohydrates, Healthy Fats, load up on Fruits and Veggies! Have Breakfast & Snacks  Spread your meals out all day long to keep you from over-eating in one setting. In a hurry? You can drink a smoothie or pre-mixed protein drink and carry snacks for between meals…

Manage Cravings

Managing food cravings can be a real struggle for many folks. Two main reasons I see people having pitfalls when it comes to healthy intake: 1) Unplanned Nutrition 2) Stress I have a common discussion with patients, clients, and students that focus on you choosing your food and prevent foods from choosing you. What do…

Chocolate, the Sweet Truth

Have you heard that chocolate can be beneficial for your health?  Is there such a thing as healthy chocolate? Chocolate’s reputation is changing. Many studies suggest that it can be a heart-healthy choice…in moderation. Several beneficial health compounds found in cocoa are flavanols, theobromine, and antioxidants.  Flavanols are the main type of flavonoid found in cocoa…

Protein! A Super Choice

Protein – Why do I need it?  Helps build muscle mass. Important for hair, skin, and nails. Can help prevent infection. Involved in the creation of some hormones. Important building block for blood and bones. How much do I need?  60-90 grams of protein per day for men. 50-80 grams of protein per day for…