Artificial sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?

Artificial sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?

Artificial sweeteners have been all over the news this month. A new study took a look at how four common sweeteners (aspartame, saccharin, stevia, and sucralose) influence our health. This is one of the first studies to look at their effect on human metabolism and the...
Improve Your Mood with Food: The Gut-Brain Connection

Improve Your Mood with Food: The Gut-Brain Connection

What is the gut-brain connection? Let’s unpack some of the exciting new research about the link between gut health, mood, and stress. We’ll be talking about your friendly resident gut microbes, probiotic foods, and supplements. There are some simple recipes to...
Healthy Eating in the Cafeteria: A Guide for College Students

Healthy Eating in the Cafeteria: A Guide for College Students

College is a time where most people for the first time, are on their own meeting new people, exploring a new campus, and it is most people’s first time making all their meal and snack choices. One thing that I wish I had when starting out at college is a guide to...
Improve Your Hydration with These Summer Drink Recipes!

Improve Your Hydration with These Summer Drink Recipes!

When the body needs water our brains send the signal of thirst – an essential survival mechanism that maintains fluid balance. Having a full water bottle on hand is one of the best habits to make sure you stay hydrated. But even with all of the high-tech water bottles...
Are Detox Diets and Cleanses Healthy?

Are Detox Diets and Cleanses Healthy?

Do You Need to Detox? Detoxes and cleanses have been buzzwords for a while now. Regardless of what they’re called, they are always advertised with many health claims and compelling testimonials. A lot of the time—even when they don’t explicitly say so—“cleanse” is a...
What Exactly IS Intuitive Eating?

What Exactly IS Intuitive Eating?

Intuitive eating, as developed by registered dietitians Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, is based on ten principles that include making peace with food, exploring emotional eating, and respecting your body. Tribole and Resch’s Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary...