JUST START: WHY THERE IS NO PAUSE BUTTON ON YOUR HEALTH Undertaking new health endeavors can be intimidating for even the most seasoned fitness veterans. Changing the way we eat, rearranging the daily routine to allow for more exercise, altering our evening schedule to try to get more sleep--it’s certainly not always easy.
NEW ENGLAND FARMERS' MARKETS Now that June has arrived, it’s safe to say that most local farmers markets are officially open. The opportunity to eat locally grown, in-season produce is a valuable and fun way to supply our bodies with deep nutrition. Local, organic produce tends to have greater nutritional profiles--with increased
STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND: NUTRITION SCIENCE AND FOOD CULTURE Navigating the modern food environment is not a task for the faint of heart. Throughout the day we hear varying food opinions—whether on social media, at lunch with coworkers, or around the dinner table. People are debating which macronutrient groups to eat, or
WANT TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE? TAKE THE LESS IS MORE APPROACH Changing your eating and lifestyle habits can be difficult. Often, people get overwhelmed as they consider the myriad things they’ll need to change in order to reach their goals. They take on lifestyle changes with an all-or-nothing attitude that, more often than
DIET PARALYSIS - STOP OVERTHINKING AND START ACTING “What are your thoughts about the Paleo Diet?” “I heard about this new Sugar Detox Diet, should I try it?” “Should I go vegan?” As a nutritionist, I often see clients who endlessly spin their wheels in search of the “best diet.” They start one,
NUTRITION FACTS You have probably noticed some changes in the Nutrition Facts label recently. That’s because the Food and Drug Administration has decided to update the Nutrition Facts label to reflect new scientific information and make it easier for people to make more informed food choices. In today’s nutrition quick tip
SUPER SHAKE Do you want to eat healthy foods but are short on time? If so, shakes are a great way to stay on track when you’re on the go. They’re easy to transport, require little preparation, and are packed with nutrients. But you have to be careful of premade, store-bought
Are you tired of calorie counting? Want an easier way to estimate your portion sizes? We sure think so! In today’s nutrition quick tip video, Pure Performance Training registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), Ryan Maciel, will show you how to estimate your portion sizes and build a well-balanced meal by using your hand.