So, you’ve decided to make a change in your life and finally work on achieving your health goals. Whether this goal is your typical New Year’s resolution or a “I need to change now” realization, you’re probably riding high on motivation. However, you’ll need more than just motivation to hit your goal. While motivation canContinue reading “Why you can’t rely on only motivation to achieve your health goals: Tips for building and maintaining new health habits”
Category Archives: Nutrition
How Can I Stop Overeating?
Did you grow up as part of the clean plate club? I am with you! However, growing up as part of the clean plate club, you may have found yourself (like I have) overeating and being uncomfortable after meals. I do want to be clear that it is completely normal to overeat sometimes, because weContinue reading “How Can I Stop Overeating?”
What Should a Healthy Diet Include?
Oftentimes when a person decides to begin eating more healthy, they often end up following a “clean eating” diet. While a “clean eating” diet focuses on fruits and vegetables, it also often creates a list of “good” and “bad” foods. When you begin to divide foods into “good” and “bad” categories, you can begin toContinue reading “What Should a Healthy Diet Include?”
Good Foods vs. Bad Foods
“But isn’t X bad for you?” Fill in X with any food you can think of and I’ve probably gotten asked about it. Eggs, soy, bread, bananas, diet soda, mac n’ cheese….honestly you could Google any food you can think of and someone on the internet is going to be bashing it in one wayContinue reading “Good Foods vs. Bad Foods”
Karina Nwoko, MS, RD, LDN When it comes to understanding how to fuel our bodies, it is important to fully grasp what a calorie is. Calories are simply a unit used to measure energy in food. If you think of our body as a light bulb, calories are the watts we use to stay lit.Continue reading “Calories 101”
The Beginning: Learning to Break the “Quick Fix” Cycle
Karina Nwoko, MS, RD, LDN The best. That’s what we all feel we should strive to be in all aspects of our life. Unfortunately, because of this we often fall for “quick fixes”, particularly when it comes to diet and exercise. I see this all too frequently as I work with a range of clientsContinue reading “The Beginning: Learning to Break the “Quick Fix” Cycle”