The Benefits of HIIT vs. Steady State Cardio

By Dana Yarn, RDLD Are you doing cardiovascular exercise every day and not seeing any results in terms of weight loss and or performance?  If you are performing steady state cardio for a certain period of time as… Read More

Do You Need More Than Plain H2O?

Jodie Parus, RD, LD Nutrient-enhanced water and sports drinks may contain any of the following: calories, sugar, electrolytes vitamins, minerals or supplements. When do you need one of these and when will plain water be sufficient? Sports drinks… Read More

The 80/20 Principle of Nutrition

By: Dana Yarn, RDLD The number one reason why people cannot stick with a healthy eating plan is because they feel restricted and deprived.  It can be difficult to lose weight if you feel like you are missing… Read More

Hydrating Foods

Jodie Parus, RD, LD Staying hydrated during the scorching summer months is vitally important. Doing so will help you avoid exhaustion, dizziness, muscle cramps and headaches, while contributing to a beautiful summer glow for your skin. You’ve probably… Read More

Non-Food Rewards For Kids

Jodie Parus, RD, LD Rewarding children when they do something desirable is a great way to encourage them to repeat the behavior. Unfortunately, the reward is often a sweet treat, such as candy or ice cream. There are… Read More

Tips On How To Reduce Cortisol Levels

By: Dana Yarn, RDLD It has almost become a cliché to be diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency or similar term. Adrenal insufficiency is related to excessive, sporadic, and/or low cortisol production. Some health professionals say that some practitioners use… Read More

Fueling Up For A Road Trip

Jodie Parus, RD, LD When you begin packing for your vacation or road trip this summer, don’t forget to plan for fuel along the way…for your body that is! Traveling can be exhausting, so you will want to… Read More

Summer Grilling Tips

By Dana Yarn, RDLD Grilling is a great way to prepare food at home, at a park, camp site or at a bonfire.  Grilling controls the fat content, maintains flavor and is a quick way to prepare a… Read More

Are You Getting In Enough Protein?

By Dana Yarn, RDLD We have become a very “protein aware” society, it seems like every diet book and blog emphasizes the importance of getting adequate protein.  It is hard to believe that some of us still do… Read More

The Stevia “Low Down”

By: Dana Yarn, RDLD When I meet with clients and we go over their current food logs I typically discover a vice or two.  One of the vices typically involves sugar or artificial sweeteners.  Stevia is my only… Read More