Nutrition

Nutrition

Our nutrition team covers several topics including healthy eating, food trends, diets, meals, snacks, and more. They also put together in-depth nutrition-focused product and service reviews. Wondering where to start? Check out our posts on food portion sizes, fat facts, and the DASH diet. To shop all of our favorite nutrition products, visit our Amazon store!

Martha & Marly Spoon Review
Martha Stewart is iconically known for turning her passion for all aspects of everyday living - like gardening, decorating, entertaining, crafting, and perhaps most notably cooking - into a thriving business empire that has made her a household name around the world. From numerous best selling books to an award winning television show and magazine. Martha has...
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Let’s face it, in our modern world, being healthy is hard! With demanding and fast-paced schedules, fast food restaurants on every corner, and jobs that keep us sedentary and leave us with little time for leisure…it can easily feel like the odds are never in our favor. As a registered dietitian, I work with...
Splendid Spoon Review
In a time where we are seeing a surge in demand for delivery services, choosing the right meal kit for you is more important than ever. I recently was given the opportunity to sample Splendid Spoon, a plant-based meal delivery service that promotes clean, delicious meals that are low in sugar and sodium.
Will Intermittent Fasting Improve Your Athletic Ability?
In the world of nutrition, there is always a new, “hot” idea that people believe will solve all of their weight, athletic, or disease issues. The ideas are often recycled from an old diet or just a new spin on an old way of thinking. By now, most of you have heard about intermittent fasting and the...
Are Organic Fruits and Vegetables Worth It?
Concerned shoppers fill their carts with organic fruits and vegetables worrying that they will put their family at risk if they buy the regular produce. Other shoppers skip the produce all together because they worry about pesticides, but can’t afford the organic varieties. Unfortunately, in the hype of organic foods, many of us have lost sight of the fact...
Territory Foods Review
I first learned about Territory Foods through an advertisement mailer. After reviewing the company’s website, a few things caught my eye. Beyond the photos of delicious looking meals, I was intrigued by their partnership with local chefs, the large variety of menu items to suit different lifestyles, and delivery options focused on convenience and freshness.   If you are considering a...
Nutrition for Longevity Review
Increase longevity, lower cholesterol, control blood sugar, maintain gastrointestinal health, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, and maintain a healthy weight are all commonly recognized as fundamental aspects of health promotion and disease prevention. These are the principles that have fashioned the framework for The Longevity Diet, a program designed by Dr. Valter Longo Director of the...
Nutrition for Migraines (Including Triggers and Dietary Management)
Picture this: there’s a small man inside your head. He has an ice pick in his left hand and he’s jabbing it into your right temple. Over and over again, he won’t stop. Then he moves behind your eye. Jab jab jab. You’re trying to work but the sharp, debilitating pain won’t stop. You start to feel nauseated. You...
Vegetarian Pregnancy - 6 Nutrients You Could Be Lacking
Nutrition plays an essential role in fetal growth and development. I hope to encourage pregnant women that they can eat well on a variety of diets while pregnant and in this article I will focus on vegetarianism. Many women choose vegetarianism for environmental, humane, or health reasons. Vegetarian diets are able to meet 100% of recommended daily intakes for macronutrients...
PlateJoy Review
When I am preparing my grocery list I can spend hours looking up recipes on Pinterest and nutrition blogs. I've discovered searching for meals that are creative, appetizing, and healthy is not an easy task. When I don’t have time to do this, I find myself in a rut of cooking the same meals, or not planning at all...