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Question: What is the difference between soluble fiber and insoluble fiber and how much do I need?   Answer: There are two types of fiber found in fiber-containing foods. Soluble fiber is the type of fiber that helps control blood sugars in people with diabetes and may also help lower cholesterol levels. It does this Read more
Did you know that your heart beats over 100,000 times in a day and as much as 35 billion times in a year? The heart is hard-working and resilient. With every heartbeat, oxygen and nutrients are delivered through the bloodstream to your muscles, brain, and other vital organs to keep them functioning well. Simultaneously, wastes Read more
During a hard workout, muscles break down and the best way to stop the breakdown mode is to eat as soon as you can post-workout, ideally within 45 minutes or within two hours at most. The purpose of recovery nutrition is to nourish, repair, and build muscles. An effective post-workout snack should contain carbohydrates combined Read more
January is the month that many of us want to get healthier, lose weight, be stronger, more regimented. As an Exercise Physiologist with 30 years in the fitness industry, I want to share ten easy-to-follow fitness tips that will help you with your goals: Schedule workouts on your calendar. Our smartphones make this easy plus Read more
Question: There are so many different milk varieties to choose from now, which one is best? Answer: When choosing any food, you want to consider the total nutrient package being provided. To put things in perspective, apart from fortified soy “milk”, plant-based milk alternatives, such as almond, coconut, rice, and oat, are not included in Read more
Whether you love them or hate them, a new year is a new beginning and an opportunity to start fresh. Often, good intentions for a better year lead to unrealistic expectations, and, by the time Valentine’s candy comes around, goals are either forgotten or just given up on.  This year, give yourself the best shot Read more
It’s that time of year again – how quickly the year seems to pass!  It feels like only a few weeks ago that people were talking about their New Year’s resolutions for 2019. And now with the New Year here, I hear many people telling themselves they’ll “start” [eating clean, working out, saving money, etc.] Read more
Dec 02 2019

How to Fight Fatique

Question: Lately, I have been feeling sluggish. Can you provide nutrition tips that could improve my energy level?    Answer: There could be many reasons why you feel tired. Here are a few reasons and ways on how you can fight fatigue: Make sure you are drinking enough water. It is estimated that 75% of Americans are Read more
Looking for a new a reason to eat healthy this holiday season? How about beautiful skin? It shouldn’t be a surprise that what you eat can influence how you look. After all, skin is the largest organ in the body. The most effective way to look your best starting this holiday season is to nourish Read more
If you ask the average person what they love about the holidays, they’ll most likely respond with two or more favorite things like, holiday music, parties, dinners or spending time with friends, family and loved ones.  And if you ask them what they like least about the holidays, they’ll be quick to answer… gaining weight Read more
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