Category Archives: Nutrition

Katlyn’s Korner

It’s spring! A change in seasons means many things but one of the most important things is a shift in the “in-season” fruits and vegetables. One of the spring seasons’ highlighted vegetables and one of my personal favorites is…asparagus! Asparagus, scientifically known as Asparagus officinalis,…

Healthy Food Obsession

New Dietary Guidelines – What do they mean?

Every five years, the federal government publishes a set of recommendations, known as the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs).  These guidelines offer nutrition and health advice about the best known ways to prevent disease and stay healthy.  In January, the new 2015-2020 guidelines were released. …

PCOS Blog

Potluck Friendly PCOS Meals

As the winter chill sets in, many people may notice that it becomes harder and harder to be motivated to get out and socialize. While staying in can be relaxing every once in a while, being social and making the most of the winter is…

PCOS Blog

Hunger and Fullness with PCOS

Have you ever stopped to think about how your body tells you that you need to eat or that you have had enough and should stop eating? It might sound like a funny concept, but some people report feeling very “in tune” with their body’s…

The Science of Grocery Shopping

Whether you dread it or love it, grocery shopping is probably part of your family’s, or your, weekly to-do list. The grocery trip can help you get ready for days of planned healthy meals and snacks. On the other hand, your grocery trip may leave…

No, I don’t only eat vegetables

When people find out that I’m a vegetarian their first question is always “are you sure you’re getting enough protein?” As an avid runner and equestrian I’m extra careful to make sure I’m nourishing my body properly so that I’m able to continue to practice…

Food Surprises

When you hear the ingredients “sugar and wheat,” you might assume that the food being made is cookies, or maybe a cupcake but what about candy or salad dressing? Many of us would like to believe that we know what we are putting into our…