As I have explored my passion for health, I have mainly explored nutrition science and less of my luxury of access. To test, purchase, and enjoy healthy food on an everyday basis is a privilege many people in the country can not enjoy. Food Deserts: "Geographic areas where residents have few to no convenient options … Continue reading Power Of Population: The Underserved and the Overwhelmed
Brands market to create trusted customers, get their products in stores, and promote their products. But don't let it fool you! Keep reading for some tips and tricks to buy and feel better. Though we are ultimately responsible for what we put in our stomach, many brands' clever marketing and healthful advertising play a large … Continue reading Don’t Be Fooled By Marketing!
Stress influences many parts of human behavior, including tendencies regarding food. I have been studying stress in a couple of my classes this semester and learning about different aspects of it, including the correlation between stress and integrative nutrition. Even if it does not seem like it, what you feed yourself will alter your stress … Continue reading Eat Your Stress Away!
How are we supposed to eat healthy if we don't have the foods at home to do so? An essential step in leading a healthy lifestyle is having a well-stocked kitchen. You know that you should not be ordering/dining out for every meal. So build a kitchen that you can walk into and find it … Continue reading Healthy Eating Kitchen Essentials
Happy new year! What a year 2020 was. Some good and some bad... Regardless of how your year went, it is over and time to create some new resolutions. The beginning of the year is a great time to reset your mind and body and improve on your lifestyle. A new year does not have … Continue reading 2021 Wellness Resolutions
Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? I know I am thankful for this chocolate pie! It is such a delicious holiday treat. Although Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, that does not mean we should lack dessert. I am usually not a huge fan of fruit flavored pies, so this chocolate pecan … Continue reading Chocolate Pecan Pie
Are you in need of a guilt-free snack? Here is a great option! Sometimes I crave something like chocolate rather than veggies or fruit. Although we should be thinking about the five food groups most of the time when we snack (fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, and grains), this is totally okay! These cravings are a … Continue reading Brand Recommendation: HU
Because we are in the last stretch of summer and tomorrow is Labor Day, I made this summer pesto pasta to enjoy some of my favorite vegetables during their prime time. This is a pretty straightforward recipe and makes for the perfect light dinner. It does not take a lot of time, but it is … Continue reading Summer Vegetable Pesto Pasta
This berry chia seed jam is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. It is refined sugar-free, and it tastes better and more fresh than store-bought jams. Especially in the heat of the summer, berries can be so refreshing. They are packed with antioxidants and they provide a lot of health benefits. Traditional … Continue reading Berry Chia Seed Jam