By: Matt Luongo, MAEd, RDN, CSSD, CDN There is a lot of nutrition misinformation in the world, and carbs in particular often get a bad rep. Carbohydrates are often portrayed as unhealthy and even unnecessary in the diet. Today, we dispel some of these myths and teach you how to use carbs as a tool […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

October 18, 2021

Why Carbs are Important in Exercise

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By Erin Laverty Right on schedule this year as usual, everything seems to be picking up the pace. It can be hard to enjoy the beautiful weather, changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and Fall decor on every porch step. Whether it’s practicing for playoffs, marathon training, projects at work, or preparing for holiday events, you […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized, Women's Health

October 14, 2021

Healthy Tips for a Hectic Schedule

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What do healthy snacks look like? Snacking is SO underrated. Regularly snacking can help you meet your nutritional needs, avoid over-snacking later on, and can help you stay focused and energized. Snacking is so essential, that it is often one of the most common healthy eating habits that we work on with clients.  Why Snacking […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

October 12, 2021

What Makes a Healthy Snack?

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Sports nutrition is not just for competitive or pro athletes. No matter what sport you play or even just as someone who likes to exercise regularly, what you eat and how your fuel your body makes a difference in your overall performance and health. When fueling for exercise, we pay more attention to timing of […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

October 4, 2021

Sports Nutrition 101

By Erin Laverty RDN, HAES Dietitian w/ENW If you’re just starting (or contemplating starting) your intuitive eating journey, you may feel a little confused, worried, or completely overwhelmed. One of the most wonderful things about intuitive eating also makes it the trickiest to navigate— intuitive eating is free of rigid food rules. The Core Principles […]

Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition

September 20, 2021

Breaking Down 3 Common Thoughts You May Have When Starting Your Intuitive Eating Journey

This is a tricky question because there isn’t one straight answer for every person. Yet, we know active women and athletes have high energy needs and not eating frequently can take a toll on your body.  Wondering how often you should eat? Here is what you need to know. Meal frequency is a hot topic […]

Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition

September 13, 2021

How often should I eat?

Just when you think you’ve figured out your periods, something happens. It’s easy to jump to conclusions when you experience changes to your menstruation cycle. Yet, some of the most common reasons for irregular periods are diet choices and exercise routines. Here we look at how the effects of exercise and your eating habits may […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Women's Health

September 9, 2021

How Eating and Exercise Impacts your Period

We get it. Your life is busy and the last thing you need to be doing is spending hours meal planning, making a grocery list, and meal prepping. The good news? This doesn’t have to take up your whole Sunday. You can hit the gym, go for a hike, spend time with your dog, and […]

Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Recipes & Meal Planning

September 6, 2021

Our Top 5 Meal Planning Tips

By Ashley Dimon, Dietitian & Sports Nutrition Volunteer Are you constantly thinking about food? Do you often feel tired or irritable? Do you often have stress fractures or injuries that won’t heal? Hair loss? Irregular or loss of your menstrual cycle? These are all symptoms of RED-s, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, or Low Energy […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

June 29, 2021

Signs your Relationship with Exercise may be Leading to Overtraining and/or Under Fueling

A combination of overtraining and underfueling is the most common cause of low energy availability.

By Ashley Dimon, Dietitian & Sports Nutrition Volunteer Summer’s here, and you’re ready to trade in your mittens and snow shovels for sandals and shades. But are you feeling the pressure of the wellness culture? If you’re like me, your social media accounts are being inundated with “health and wellness” tips and videos from celebrities […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

June 9, 2021

Sh*t Wellness Culture Tells You…