126 million! That’s the number of results that came up on Google when I searched the words “inflammation and diet”. Is inflammation a good thing or a not-so-good thing? When talking about your body, it can be both. Inflammation is good when it’s short term such as when you cut yourself
Mindset is a very interesting word. How do you see yourself? How do you think about the foods that you choose to eat? How do you perceive your lifestyle? You may need to change your mindset. Change Your Mindset About Food and Stay On Track This is a very loaded question.
Our bodies contain more bacterial cells than actual human cells. Therefore, it is probably not surprising that our gut microbiome plays a role in many different body processes – likely more than we are even aware of. While it is well known that our microbiota plays an important role in
B vitamins are water-soluble, meaning any abundance of the B’s will be released through urine during the day. It can cause your urine to be a bright, neon color at times. Therefore, supplementing daily is vital to avoid deficiencies or shortages. B Vitamins As you consume a high protein diet,
Carb Myths Debunked by a Registered Dietitian: Carbohydrates (aka carbs) don’t have a great reputation, especially in the weight loss world. Many of my clients’ fear eating carbs and feel the need to cut them out of their diet completely to be successful. This only leaves them feeling deprived, low
The Importance of B12 Vitamins: B12 is another B vitamin that is water-soluble. Small traces of it are absorbed and stored in the liver, some utilized, and the rest is urinated out. It has an important role in maintaining cardiovascular health, DNA synthesis and assists in red blood cell growth.
Working the night shift is becoming more common in our 24/7 society. Research shows that working the night shift does make managing weight more challenging. Studies have shown shift workers are 1.3 times more likely to be overweight than day workers, so the challenge is real with maintaining weight loss
I hear this from patients all the time: “I am good all day and then I snack all evening.” Snacking, grazing, nibbling, or noshing after dinner can be problematic if it gets out of control. For bariatric patients, snacking is how you eat around your surgery. Weight loss surgery stops
Whether you are pre or post-bariatric surgery, the importance of planning is key to your success and to overall weight loss. Meal prep is key for weight loss. Being mindful and taking steps to determine what and how much you are eating is imperative to sustain weight loss. Life can be
According to the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. In the DSM-5, BED is described as regular episodes of consuming large quantities of food (often to the point of physical discomfort), and more than a person may