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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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

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

By Kayla Abella, Sodexo Dietetic Intern The way we digest food can have a huge impact not only on our health but our mental wellbeing. If we aren’t digesting food properly we can experience overall discomfort, pain and disruption in our daily lives, and this can lead to feeling isolated and frustrated. What and how […]

Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Women's Health

August 25, 2021

Struggling with Bloating and Gas? This is How your Diet can Affect Digestion

By Erin Laverty, RDN, HAES Dietitian w/ ENW  So you’ve decided to say goodbye to chronic dieting & counting calories, you’ve deleted MyFitnessPal off your phone & are excited to finally make peace with food. A HAES (health at every size) dietitian can be an amazing asset in your journey towards food freedom- but it’s […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Women's Health

August 5, 2021

5 Reasons Not to Fear Weight Gain… When Working with a HAES Dietitian

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 Lexi Moriarty, MS, RD, CSSD & Ashley Dimon, Sports Nutrition Volunteer Depending on your circles, you may have heard these terms thrown around or even whispers about them around the internet, but you may not be sure exactly what it means. So I want to take a few minutes to break it down for […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

March 2, 2021

What Every Active Female (and Male) Should Know about Low Energy Availability and RED-S.