Nutrition

Nutrition

Our nutrition team covers several topics including healthy eating, food trends, diets, and more. They also put together in-depth product and service reviews. Wondering where to start? Check out our posts on food portion sizes, fat facts, and the DASH diet. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

Sun Basket Review
As a registered dietitian and self-proclaimed foodie, I thoroughly enjoy and look forward to the time I get to spend in the kitchen each week. In fact, I love preparing meals with nutrient dense ingredients to nourish my body. From searching for recipes to selecting ingredients at the market, to the time spent over the stove, I take pleasure...
To be honest, I've only been using one meal delivery company for the past 3 years. Therefore, I was really excited to branch out and try something new for this review. In this article, I’ll provide you with an honest review of HelloFresh that includes pros and cons, key features, nutritional highlights, and my personal experience. What is HelloFresh? HelloFresh is the...
Natural Flavors in Food - 5 Critical Questions to Consider
If you read food labels, odds are you’ve stumbled across the ingredient natural flavors It is, after all, the fourth most common ingredient following salt, water, and sugar. Kind of crazy, right? I mean, salt, water, and sugar are basic, recognizable ingredients. Natural flavors, on the other hand, is a different story. This stirred up my pot of curiosity...
RXBAR Review
The protein bar industry is booming as the desire for healthy convenience continues to rise! Many grab-and-go “nutrition” products contain a hodge-podge of strange ingredients - foreign to everyone except a chemist or food scientist. This brings about the question: what’s healthy and what’s not? Enter RXBAR - the protein bar for minimalists. Owned by Kellogg, the company shamelessly...
Blue Apron Review
My friends and clients have asked me for years about my professional opinion of food delivery services. Since I've been using Blue Apron for almost 3 years, and have become very familiar with their food delivery service, I didn’t have to go far to bring you this review. In this article, I'll provide you with a complete review of...
Home Chef Review
Recently, my family and I tried Home Chef on a recommendation from a co-worker. I was a bit hesitant because I have become accustomed to doing my own grocery shopping and thinking up dinner on my way home from work. Choosing what to have for dinner a week in advance, and having the ingredients show up at my door,...
a2 Milk Review
You may have noticed a new brand of milk while doing your grocery shopping called a2 Milk. If you are wondering how this product is different than other milk products on the shelf, look no further! In this review, I will discuss what makes a2 Milk unique, who may benefit from this product, and other important things to consider. How is a2 Milk...
Important Nutrition Tips If You Are Taking Warfarin (Coumadin)
Did your doctor recently prescribed you Warfarin (Coumadin)? Are you interested in learning more about how this drug interacts with the foods you eat? In this video I will talk about how your diet affects Warfarin and what you can do to ensure your medication is working properly. https://youtu.be/VXRrUvMQAu4 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What...
Ripple Pea Milk Review
When searching for non-dairy milk, there are the usual suspects: soy, rice, almond, and coconut or a blend. A relatively new product is giving shoppers a vegan, nut, gluten, and soy-free, dairy alternative: pea milk. Green peas are legumes that contain protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. A nutrition-packed food, to say the least. When made into milk,...
10 Alternatives To Candy For Your Trick-or-Treaters
Sometimes I feel like there is candy, cookies, and cake around every corner. In fact, school birthdays, family parties, team snack bags, and all the holidays seem to drown our children in sweets. Eating excess amounts of added sugar not only contributes to the obesity epidemic but also can damage your heart. So, this Halloween, instead of grabbing a...