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!

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...
Fat Facts - The Good, the Bad, and the Truth
Have you ever wondered if fat is healthy or unhealthy? If so, then this article is for you! It is true that fats are a very dense source of calories. In fact, there are 9 calories in one gram of fat. For comparison, carbohydrates and proteins have only 4 calories per gram. Regardless, this does not mean that eating...
a2 Milk products
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...
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...
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.
Multivitamins for Children - Exactly What You Need To Know
Multivitamins are supplements that can be purchased over the counter. To our benefit, they mimic specific vitamins and minerals found naturally in whole foods. In my experience, many parents want to know if a daily multivitamin is necessary for their children. My answer to them depends on a few factors.  In the video below, Amanda Haney unveils what you need...
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...
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,...
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...
Raw Generation Review
In the past few years, the concept of using certain foods to detoxify and cleanse our bodies has rapidly grown in popularity. As a consumer, you may be wondering does it work? Can food really cleanse our body and does it have any long-term effects? How do the cleanse company's claims stack up against the science?