Being a parent is hard work! I’ve officially made it two years as a parent and I’ve had to really shift priorities during these two years. I, just as I’m sure you do, want my family to be a...
In this blog, you'll learn what Kombucha is, the health benefits of drinking it, and how to brew your own at home. A healthy gut is the first place to start for curing many ails. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is fermented tea....
Is your training and athletic performance being compromised by an unhappy gut? Whether it's traveling, antibiotics, dining out or intense training, there are many triggers for GI issues. These “issues” may include stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation or a combination...
I had a very sad experience recently that reminded me of the power and importance of being a positive role model. A 6 year old told me she needed to get skinny! Yes, a 6 year old little girl!! After...
Have you considered what your sweat rate is, and how it can easily cause dehydration? You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing. It's this time of year that I ask myself why I...
This blog shares how you can have a realistic approach to eating healthy on vacation, without depriving yourself. Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least. The day before...
Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes. You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...
This guest post by Hannah Giangaspro, Exercise Science and Nutrition Intern shares how she overcomes sugar cravings, plus her recipe for Banana-Nut Cookies. Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian....
Well, whether we are ready to accept it or not, it’s beach season! With bathing suit weather upon us, it’s time to pull out our razors, tan our pale skin, and burn off all those Christmas cookies that have...
Although everyone can benefit from physical activity, individuals with diabetes can significantly improve their overall health by exercising regularly. Studies have shown that exercise can actually reduce the impact of diabetes on the body and prevent diabetes-related disease and...