Sugar. Humans are hardwired to love it. Research shows that when we eat it, our brain’s pleasure centers light up like a Christmas tree. If you experience persistent sugar cravings, there may be more at play than just your sweet tooth though.Read More
As October comes to a close, we conclude our Breast Cancer Awareness series with nutrition and self care tips for caregivers. Caregiving is a round the clock job. In order to provide support, comfort, and help to your loved ones, it’s important to take your own wellness into consideration. That starts with a Wellthy Plate!Read More
You have wrapped up treatment, now what?
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the aim to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research and treatment options, globally. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the US with one in eight women being diagnosed in their lifetime.Read More
What is wellness? To us, it’s not just the absence of disease. It’s the balance of physical and mental wellbeing.Read More
September is self-care month. As wellness practitioners, we are certainly advocates of self-care and we believe that can come in many forms. As dietitians, we think nutrition is one of the best and most impactful ways to practice self-care.Read More
While we know college life doesn’t inspire the most balanced nutrition habits, here are our quick tips on how to bring your nutritional A game to dorm life. Check it out.Read More
It’s that time of year again. As summer ramps down (where did it go!?) and kids are heading back to school, that means parents are back to frantically? packing those brand new lunch boxes.
Quick question: When you’re out to dinner and you’re feeling full, are you able leave that last, lonely meatball on a plate by itself? Or do you insist on eating it despite your fullness? Leaving that meatball is hard, man. We know!
Ah, vegetarianism. While I’ve actually never sworn off meat completely, I’ve toyed with the idea. The urge comes and goes, but it never sticks for various different reasons. Learn more about why I’m not a vegetarian.Read More