The Food Marketing Institute recently reported that 71% of us are cooking at home more often these days and using real foods to do so. That’s great news! It also means more people are buying fresh produce, meat, and kitchen staples in the grocery store. How can you make a trip to the store […]
Proper portion size means proper balance of macronutrients- protein, carbohydrates and fats, and control of caloric intake. A portion – as opposed to a serving size, which is stated on a Nutrition Facts Panel or in the Food Guide – is the amount of food you actually eat in one sitting. Determining portion sizes helps […]
If you’re like most people you’ve had a few too many treats this holiday season, it happens to the best of us, including me. A week or so into the holidays I can feel my clothes getting a little snugger and my motivation to get to the gym waning. I remind myself that’s it’s okay, […]
I love the start of a New Year- there’s so much possibility and excitement that surrounds this time of year. If you’re like me, you’ve reflected on the things you want more of in your life and have created some resolutions around them. Whether you’ve created a one-word theme for the year (thank you Gretchen […]
Happy New Year! Like the beginning of the school year signals the end of summer and a return to routine, the New Year is synonymous with a time to make changes in one’s life. These changes are often centered on the idea of self –improvement in the area of health, relationships, finance, or fitness. The […]
It’s holiday time! This time of year we’re all tempted (even me) to indulge and eat too many things that taste good but leave us feeling bad. Often we promise ourselves to begin a clean eating plan or diet right after the holidays.