Blogs about Nutrition

Substitute dessert with fruit...

Love dessert? Satisfy your sweet tooth with fruit instead of desserts that are loaded with calories, carbohydrates, and fats. Switch things up by cutting up an apple or pear, sprinkling it with cinnamon, and microwaving it for 1-2 minutes for a healthy treat. Or put a dollop (or three) of fat-free whipped cream on a bowl of strawberries. Not only will you increase your daily servings of fruit, but you’ll cut some calories, too.

Something to think about

Something to think about for those who want to lose weight. Demonizing carbohydrates by the media and popular blogs is fashionable and partly wrong. Here is why - known as reductionist reasoning to single out one nutrient - not consider other factors such as activity level, how many calories ingested over time at a surplus, environment(how easy we make calories available to ourselves)

My War On The "War On Carbs"

For those that love carbs, you’ve been taking a beating lately. Don’t eat carbs, they make you gain weight say the “experts”. Lately, there has been a complete war on carbs and as someone who loves their carbs…it’s time to start a war on the “war on carbs” 

The Best Way to Lose Weight in Bethesda

The best way to lose weight in Bethesda is by making changes to your lifestyle. Some people take extreme measures to lose weight like not eating for days or exercising for three hours everyday. You may lose weight from them, but, they are not sustainable nor healthy. There are two healthier ways to properly lose weight and they include: changing your current way of eating and exercise.

The Triad: Are you at risk?

Whenever you think about nutrition in the United States, chances are you wonder why Americans consume so much food.  When you read the government’s 2010 statistics, which show that one in every three Americans is obese, the seriousness of the problem is quite obvious.1  Dancers are generally not affected by this problem because of the frequency and intensity of the mere act of dancing.  From a young age, you have studied and learned the details of form and technique - you've slowly developed a unique, personal style that helps you express your

Superfoods That Will Help with Everything!

So, since I got you attention with that silly title, just want to let you know there are no such things as superfoods. Sorry to upset you about that. There are foods that we know that are good for us though. Veggies anyone? Also, this post is about what the media relays as "research" and then there is research and totality of evidence. So, don't fall for the latest and greatest media article on "superfoods" or this food will cure your weight loss woes. How to help yourself understand nutrtion better? Here are some tips 

Summer time delight for the mind and body - Smoothies

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Avocados the Super food

Avocados......contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals

Muscle Soreness Recovery

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Wellness in Youth and... Shoelaces?

Loop, swoop and pull or two rabbit ears? It’s something most of us do every day and something we have been doing since we started school. Every day as we get ready for our day, we put on our shoes and tie our laces. We all have this one habit in common, a habit that was taught so young, we never thought anything of it. There are many ways to complete the task; however, we all must secure our shoes. Now I am sure you are wondering why I am rambling on about different ways to tie our shoes, but I have a point. Most habits are acquired young.