Bone health is often something we don’t pay much attention to when we’re young. We don’t typically think about the importance of it until we age and the consequences become our reality. Unfortunately, in contrast, the majority of the impact that we have on our bone health occurs at a much younger age. In fact, […]

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

November 29, 2021

Bone Health and Injury Prevention

It is about to be the most wonderful time of the year! It is also the time of year where “health” coaches promote their challenges, plans, and programs in full force. In addition to these messages, we are also bombarded with “tips” such as: “to burn off _____ you need to do ____ squats/burpees/sprints”. Food […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Women's Health

November 15, 2021

You Don’t Need to “Burn Off” Your Food

Fad diets and social media have popularized the low-fat diet and often support avoiding fats wherever we can. You may have also heard terms like “healthy fat” and are unsure if you’re meeting the recommendations for a healthy diet. In today’s blog, we break down the myths about dietary fat and how much fat active […]

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

November 1, 2021

Dietary Fat Myths and How Much You Really Need in Your Diet

image of various healthy fats in a heart shaped bowl including avocado, olives, nuts, seeds, and salmon

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

calendar or planner, clock, and pen on a pink background

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?

Image of healthy snack or meal packed with a variety of nutrition foods on a wooden table

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.