Thoughts on diet, health and wellness

Posted on March 02
Nutrition Myths Dietitians Want You to Forget

There is an abundance of nutrition information just about everywhere and it seems everyone has an opinion about the latest food trend. Let's clear something up, nutrition is a science, not an opinion.

Posted on March 02
Exercising More and Gaining Weight? Increase Intensity and Length

One of the main reasons why people start/continue to workout is to manage their weight, but a new study suggests the intensity and length of workout could derail your fitness goals of losing weight.

Posted on March 02
Can Cheat Days Negatively Affect Your Training Days?

Do you find yourself “eating clean” by restricting “bad foods” during the week, but then binge on said “bad foods” on the weekend? Do you meticulously track your eating, training, and sleeping d...

Posted on March 03
What's the Difference Between Dietitian and Nutritionist?

So what's the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist? Why does it matter and why should I care?

Posted on March 02
Fast-Food Restaurants and What to Order from Each One

Fast-Food Restaurants and What to Order From Them Let’s just take a moment to think about how much fast-food places have evolved. The rising rates of obesity have put fast food places in the spot...

Posted on November 09
What's the Deal with Intermittent Fasting?

What is it?  Intermittent fasting (IF) is a diet trend that has been around for some time, and while some fad diets come and go (we are looking at you celery juice and the master cleanse), IF has ...

Posted on January 31
Different Types of Protein Powders Explained

Protein powders: When it comes to meeting our protein goals, protein powder can be a great supplement. But with thousands of different protein powders on the market, choosing the right one can be d...

Posted on February 02
Beta-alanine supplementation: What is it and should you be taking it?

Beta-alanine supplementation: If you are familiar with the big gym scene, then you or someone you know has probably mentioned taking pre-workout …  Now as dietitians, we typically think of pre-wo...

Posted on February 13
Fueling for Endurance Events

Endurance events like marathons, half marathons, triathlons, and adventure races are popular ways people challenge themselves to stay in shape and reach new goals. Training for an endurance event t...

Posted on February 21
Hydration Basics

We all know that we need to be drinking water every single day. And let’s be honest, how many times do we hear things like “drink more water!” and “you need to be staying hydrated!” It is easier sa...