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 Matt Luongo, MAEd, RDN, CSSD, CDN Many have begun to question if intuitive eating for athletes is appropriate. Proper nutrition for athletes is one of the most crucial pieces to success in sport. Good nutrition provides more energy to the active individual and can help the Olympic athlete finish first in their event. No […]

Health at Every Size, Sports Nutrition

September 27, 2021

Intuitive Eating for Athletes: Building The Plate That Works for You

By Emma Hesse, Intern & Dietitian Student Life as an athlete is hard, but life as an athlete when your time of competing is over is harder. For most, everything you do is to get better at your sport. Every time you step into the weight room or run a mile you usually aren’t just […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

August 31, 2021

How to go from Athlete to Intuitive Exercise

Nutrition is essential for fueling your body and exercise. Knowing what to eat before and after a workout, in addition to regular meals throughout the day, can help. The right choices can help you feel more energized, increase stamina, and boost brain function during your workout. Well-fueled exercise can also help your body recover quicker, […]

Sports Nutrition

August 30, 2021

What to Eat Before & After a Workout

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…

No time for post workout recovery snacks? Think again! Here are 5 quick and easy smoothies to aid in your post-workout recovery by boosting your energy and protecting your muscles. 1.) Strawberry Banana Smoothie 12 ounces of liquid (milk/milk alternative, water or 100% strawberry banana fruit juice) 1 cup of strawberries 1 banana 2.) Mixed […]

Sports Nutrition

April 5, 2021

5 Quick & Easy Post Workout Shakes