Happy Sunday everyone! I think this is such an important topic to talk about today. I'm not just talking about how stress can effect your food intake or food choices, but I also want to share how it can effect your body in general. I'll also share some ways I've learned to manage stress through food … Continue reading STRESSED
This is going to be a fun post... really! I think ya'll are going to like! Now, I know everyone may not be on the same page here so if you are like me and look forward a refreshing cocktail Friday after a long work week then you should probably keep reading. If that doesn't … Continue reading Controlling the Cocktails
This post comes from a few things that have been swirling around my mind recently, so I thought I would share a few of them. Good health is not always about what you are eating or how much exercise you do in a week (although these are definitely valuable players!), it is also loving yourself … Continue reading Finding Your Own Self-Love
I commonly talk about food, eating healthy, and filling your body up with nutrient-dense foods while still taking time to indulge every once and a while. Occasionally, you will catch me talking about exercise or sharing some things that I like to do to keep myself physically active. One thing I want to emphasize a … Continue reading Why diet and exercise work better together!
Trends in dieting and desire to lose weight can cause emotional struggles in even the most confident people. In my last post, I talked about why weight loss can be so grueling, but do you ever actually think about eating too little? Are you counting calories for general weight management or to lose weight? How … Continue reading 4 Signs You Actually May Not Be Eating ENOUGH
Happy Friday ya'll!! I'm spending my morning off with my pup and hub before I head to an afternoon conference, so I thought I'd get at the snack post I mentioned this week. I have always been a huge snacker. Usually when I am training or running a lot, my snacking gets a little out … Continue reading Gimme the Snacks!!
Ok, so I announced a few weeks ago that I was doing the Whole 30, but I never mentioned if I finished or how it went. All of these thoughts and feelings are my own. You or someone you know may have had a completely different experience. To answer the first question of did I … Continue reading What did I think of the Whole 30?
This time of year is the best time if you are living in Arizona. Chilly mornings followed by sunny afternoons with blue skies create the perfect setting to be out and about. Everyone is friendly and enjoying all the wonderful things Phoenix has to offer this time of year. The more time I spend in … Continue reading Things I’m Loving in Phoenix
Ok, anyone else feeling a little sluggish today? I'll be the first say that I love celebrating with family and friends, but sometimes I hate the way I feel coming off a holiday weekend. A little extra indulgence in sweet treats, decadent holiday dishes, and a few too many sips of my favorite red wine … Continue reading Bouncing Back From Holidays
You know, sometimes I wonder if we have created our own problems with obesity, morbid obesity, the increase in Type 2 diabetes, and the high prevalence of eating disorders that torment so many teens to the point of depression. As a practicing dietitian, I sometimes find myself slipping into the commonality of talking about "healthy … Continue reading Food for thought…