Do you avoid snacking between meals because you think it’s unhealthy or will cause weight gain? Done properly, mindful or ‘smart snacking’ can make all the difference to having optimal energy levels, improved performance and higher brain functioning. As an important...
Did you know that carbohydrates are king when it comes to fueling your performance? Most people don't realize we need more than just protein for muscle building and energy, and that carbohydrates play a critical role as fuel for brain...
In this video clip, I reveal the 3 top reasons your metabolism is suppressed, and how to turn it around. As a dietitian for over 10 years, specifically in sports dietetics, my passion is working with athletes, active individuals and...
As an endurance athlete and Exercise Science major, I started hearing quite a bit about this high-fat, low-carb diet within the past few years. The theory behind it is strong: eat as little carbs as possible (less than 50 grams...
Really, how is your relationship with food? Have you ever thought about it? Anytime a new client walks through our doors this is a question I ask. Why? Because it helps the client and I learn where exactly they are...
Can a healthy diet include alcohol? That's the question of the day! So you are aware of the obvious effects of alcohol on the body, it alters our judgment and makes us slower to reflexes. You may be wondering how much...
The first home Gamecock Football game is right around the corner! Don't ruin your diet by munching on wings, chip, and burgers all day! Try this healthy tailgate recipe: pork tenderloin...guaranteed to be the star of the tailgate! Chorizo-Stuffed Pork...
Are you getting the most out of your training? Learn why pre-workout fueling is essential for an effective training session. A good training session allows your body to positively adapt to the training stimulus. Think better results, faster! How does...
Healthy Eating On a Budget Whether you are a broke college student like I am, or a busy parent trying to balance bills, saving money is a top priority! Instead of using excuses to not eat healthy, like the infamous...
How-To: Eating Healthy While Dining Out I can't even tell you the number of times I broke my healthy eating streak because I couldn't resist a night out to dinner with the girls or with my family. Not only would...