Today I had quite the experience, battling my own body and mind over good food choices. It's so important to listen to our bodies and once we refocus and realign our bodies, they are great at telling us when, and even what, to eat. I've been working hard on refocusing my food intake, so here … Continue reading What Happens When Life Gets in the Way?
I am lucky enough to get to work with school aged kids on nutrition somewhat regularly. Sometimes this is a blessing because they don't have that internet nutrition knowledge I face with adults. Other times it can be hard to get the kids to focus, especially since nutrition isn't always something they can see. I … Continue reading Sugary Drink Suprises
Health and wellness can be exhilarating, but it can also be exhausting. One week (or day) you're feeling on top of the word- your sleep is on point, you have energy to take care of literally everything you need done, you love the way your clothes fit and people notice. But then suddenly you get … Continue reading Inspiration Cycling
I try really hard not to hate something my body does, because I understand that it does these things to help me in some way, shape, or form. That being said, I HATE BLOATING! Seriously it drives me crazy! It makes me feel lousy and I don't like the way it makes me look (which … Continue reading Beat the Bloat
Sometimes I think the universe played a grand joke on me when I decided to study nutrition. Since taking on nutrition as my career choice I have been diagnosed with two conditions requiring restrictive diets. It's like the universe wanted to give me tests to see how well I truly understood my career choice (FYI: … Continue reading An Introdution to Veganism
This weekend, after working so hard on focusing on me and my health, I went a little crazy. I had a good friend in town for a few days, and while we spent one day exploring the waterfalls of Yosemite, most of our activity was based around food. There were ice cream sundaes, treats, chips, … Continue reading Getting Back on Track
Over the past few years my experience with student-athletes has expanded (primarily high school aged, but also younger). These individuals can be so complex your begin to lose your mind. At this age they are still growing and need vital nutrients to support their growth. They are also facing body-type issues and stereotypes that can … Continue reading Sports Drinks: Performance Enhancing or Damaging?