Nutrition 101

With the vast amounts of nutrition information available today in the media it can be hard to know what to believe. There are new fads, super foods and diets emerging every day. Everyone is looking for the next magic trick that will change their life. We read something and think, now THAT is why I … Continue reading

FAQ’s

This post answers some of your burning nutrition questions. Is it true I shouldn’t eat after 7pm? No. This is a myth. When it comes to weight maintenance or loss, it is calories in, calories out so you can eat at any time. Some people feel better when they eat their last meal earlier in the … Continue reading

Yoga For All

This week marks the 8th annual DC Yoga Week! DC studios are offering free or $5.00 classes at various times throughout the week and the final event is a yoga session on the Mall. Below is a link to the event and participating yoga studios in the area. DC Yoga Week I started this week … Continue reading

Freezer Friendly

The freezer. It is, in many cases, home to unhealthy foods. Ice cream, processed dinners, frozen waffles… But the freezer can actually be one of your biggest aids in healthy eating! It can help you save food, save time, and preserve important nutrients. Have you ever had fruit going bad that you were about to … Continue reading

Changes

In February I made a big move and changed jobs. I am now the Registered Dietitian for Georgetown University! (Don’t worry Syracuse, you are still my #1 🙂 ) I learned so much at my last job, but am excited for this new opportunity where I work closely with the students and different organizations on … Continue reading

Give Carbs a Chance

Carbohydrates. As a nation we love to hate them. They are the first thing to be eliminated from our diets and the first thing we blame for weight gain. Yes, carbohydrates can lead to weight gain, but like most foods it isn’t because they are bad for you but because of the amount that we … Continue reading

Healthy New Year!

People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.  ~Author Unknown (Source) For many, New Year’s is often about new resolutions and reinventing ourselves, but how many of you have made resolutions that you’ve … Continue reading

My Favorite Meal

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast – John Gunther I think we all knew this was coming.. I ❤ Breakfast. (Photos from Flickr) A lot. Breakfast is by far my favorite meal of the day. Why? I often wonder and decided it’s because Breakfast is: Quick Easy Healthy Tastes good and Can be enjoyed … Continue reading

There’s No Place Like Om

A healthy body and soul come from an unencumbered mind and body~ Ymber Delecto 40 minutes of complete silence. Focus only on your breath. Don’t think. I’m sure we can all agree this sounds almost impossible. There’s too many emails, too much work, too many people to catch up with. Is it really possible to … Continue reading

The Good Life

Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.  ~Marcus Valerius Martial I am on a mission. It started the other day while I was doing homework for my critical issues class. The assignment was to study the effects of stress on a person’s health. I went to the library and found a … Continue reading