Let’s talk water and hydration! Did you know that most Americans are living in a state of constant dehydration?! Not only do caffeinated beverages, including energy drinks and sodas, make up a disproportionate amount of our fluid intake, they are diuretics. Fun (geeky) fact: I always thought that a diuretic just made you urinate more,… Continue reading Why You Are Likely Dehydrated…
So far, we have discussed a number of topics including digestion, blood sugar regulation, and fatty acids. Today I want to talk all about minerals and why they are so important. They are always important, but as we approach summer, they become crucial to sports performance. Let’s start with the basics – what are minerals?… Continue reading Mineral Balance For Performance and Recovery
I promise I’m working on a new recipe post and its coming soon! But Im just taking a minute to promote my Nutritional Therapy Practicioner (NTP) services. 🙂 Last year I was certified through the Nutritional Therapy Association as an NTP and have slowly been taking on 1-on-1 clients. It is something I truly enjoy!… Continue reading Still Struggling with your New Year’s Goals?
Let’s talk dietary fat, yep the fats we eat. For decades the media has demonized fat, telling us that too much fat would give us a heart attack and make us gain weight. Well, it turns out they based this on limited studies and inaccurate statistics. The truth is that processed carbs are the bigger… Continue reading Why Fat is so Crucial to Your Health and Recovery
This is part 2 of a series of educational nutrition topics that I’m putting together. This time, we are talking blood sugar regulation. In my opinion, this is the biggest reason people have losing weight and keeping it off! In the past few years, as low carb diets have gained in popularity, blood sugar regulation… Continue reading Why is Blood Sugar Regulation so Important to My Health?
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