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Mainstream Weight-loss Ineffective for Health & Lifestyle?

I’ve been hesitant to write this post, as I know many of my friends are dieting and/or embrace the weight-loss supplement trend. It’s never my goal to offend anyone, undermine someones success, or spark a nutritional war. But nutrition, health, lifestyle, and food are important to me, in fact it’s my life and this is […]

Healthy Snacking 101

I’ve been getting some requests and concerns about healthy snacking. Specifically healthy snacking on the go! There’s so many snacks on the market today but not all are created equal. When you walk down the grocery store aisles and are faced with 100 calorie packs, fat free cookies, berry blast this, and chocolate chip that, […]

Vitamin D- Why You’re not Getting Enough

Why Vitamin D you ask? We get that from the sun and from milk, there’s no way we need to supplement it too. But here’s where you’re sadly mistaken! Vitamin D, could quiet possibly be the most important Vitamin that you’re not getting enough of! This past semester in my Nutrition and Human Development class […]

What’s your Alcohol Hiding?

This topic was actually requested by one of my great friends. At first I thought it wouldn’t be that great of a topic to write about, just because I figured most people already knew all about it. But I decided to step back and look at the big picture. I’ve promised to dedicate my posts […]

The Honey Scandal You NEED to Know!

You go to your local grocery store and you see a shelf full of honey. So which one do you add to the cart? Many non honey connoisseurs go for the cute plastic bear with the squeeze top, right? He’s cute, non messy, and for some strange reason a honey filled plastic bear just makes […]

Pico de Gallo a Fresh Salsa

Original Pico de Gallo

Pronounced: Peek-OH deh Guy-OH Also known as “Fresh Salsa” is a delicious appetizer, snack, or topping. Its not only delicious it’s also guilt free and very healthy! No need to strictly enjoy this delicious salsa just when you go out for Mexican cuisine. You can make Pico at home very easily with some simple ingredients […]