What is it? Created by Dave Asprey (a technology entrepreneur and businessmen) Bulletproof Coffee, which contains three ingredients: unsalted grass-fed butter, Brain Octane oil (extracted from coconut and palm kernels), and coffee made with mold-free, lab-tested beans, has health claims that include curbing hunger, burning more fat, weight loss, and optimizing brain function. Asprey Claims: The … Continue reading The Bulletproof Coffee Trend
Here we go, continuing with me being transparent and honest in EVERYTHING I eat this week. Another disclaimer.. I get free meals at work so sometimes when there is something crazy unhealthy on my food log, I will bet its due to it being the only option at work. Who isn't a fan of free … Continue reading Day Two Food Log of a Dietitian
ATTENTION, ATTENTION! What do dietitians eat? After many requests for meal plans this week and not enough time in my life to attend to these requests I decided to document my 24-hour intake daily for a week and post it for everyone to view! Disclaimer: my diet is anything but perfect, I have treats too … Continue reading 1 Week Food Log of a Dietitian
I present monthly super-food education talks with the assisted-living community I work with and it is one of my favorite things to do. The ladies love learning unique nutrition facts about foods and they especially love sweet potatoes since they are associated with anti-aging benefits - good thing we have sweet potatoes on the menu every day!. Nutrition Facts: Sweet potatoes are … Continue reading Super-food of the Month: Sweet Potatoes
Recently I have been asked about my thoughts on the up and coming Flexitarian Diet, I thought this was another great opportunity to share with you guys (who might have similar questions about this new diet term). "A flexitarian or semi-vegetarian diet (SVD) is one that is primarily vegetarian with the occasional inclusion of meat or … Continue reading Flexitarian Diet and the Research Behind It
Distribute your calories throughout the day. Eat a larger breakfast and lunch, and a smaller dinner. Add some bran or extra fiber to your diet. Fiber slows the rise in blood glucose and therefore helps to extend the energy of the meal or snack. Combine a carbohydrate with a protein for your snacks. A piece … Continue reading Weight Loss Tips from a Registered Dietitian
Everyone seems to think they know the importance of water but did you know that humans can only survive 2-4 days without water? Did you know that water makes up about 60% of our body weight? Did you know that some research shows that increased water intake can decrease the risk of obesity … Continue reading How Important is Water Consumption? How Much Water Do you Need?
Does Processed = bad? Not Always ________________________________ Processed food tends to be viewed in a negative light, but the bad press isn’t always deserved. While some processed foods contain items that we should be limiting for better health, some are actually very good choices. What Does Processed Mean? Processing is a huge category that includes … Continue reading Does Processed Always Mean Stay Away?
My sister had some questions for me about herbal supplements and the benefits vs. cons of them. Are they really worth the money? Will they really benefit me? Here is my low down on three of the new "superfoods." Disclaimer: I always recommend that if you are on multiple prescription medications that you consult with … Continue reading Dietary and Herbal Supplements
Hello Readers! I have a friend who recently ended her engagement and reached out to me for some expert advice on weight loss and healthy eating. She stated that she no longer felt confident in her body and her Doctor had placed her on metformin for blood sugar issues (pre-diabetic). While coming up with information … Continue reading Quick, On the go, weight loss tips.