The Energy Balance in Nutrition

The Energy Balance in Nutrition

To recharge my phone, all I need to do is plug it into an electrical outlet. If I were to put my fingers in the electrical socket, however, all I would accomplish is risking an electrocution. As we already learned, our only option to ‘recharge’ ourself is eating food. Every day we need to spend […]

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Promoting Health and Preventing Disease with Optimal Nutrition

Promoting Health and Preventing Disease with Optimal Nutrition

Over the last two centuries, extraordinary progress in medicine, hygiene and technology gave us the gift of living much longer lives than our ancestors. But as things are right now, unfortunately, for many of us, and the people who care for us, living a longer life is less of a gift and more of a […]

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A Nutritionist’s $50 Whole Foods Grocery Haul

A Nutritionist’s $50 Whole Foods Grocery Haul

We’re here at Whole Foods and today I’m going to show you what you can get at a supermarket for fifty dollars and under! Onward to nuts! Thank you, have a good one! Here’s my grocery haul! Whenever I go to the supermarket I start in the produce section and try and load up on […]

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Check-Up: Meal Planning for Diabetics (Jessica Heckman, RD)

Check-Up: Meal Planning for Diabetics (Jessica Heckman, RD)

The diet is composed of three main nutrients – carbohydrates, proteins, and fats and carb is the nutrient that affects the blood sugars so all carbohydrates are broken down, turn into sugar, and absorbed into the bloodstream. Just because you’re a diabetic, you don’t have to buy any special foods. What we talk about is […]

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