No Bones About it!

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By Carla Schuit- MPH, RD, LDN There are a lot of food trends out there, some we have discussed together. One big trend is bone broth. So what is this all about? Is it worth it? Should you be drinking bone broth? I think it first important to define what is broth vs stock. This is a trivial technicality but …

Breakfast Anytime

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By Carla Schuit- MPH, RD, LDN Having the correct balance of macronutrients is key to ensuring proper, healthy and balanced nutrition. I, like many, have a crazy busy schedule so I need to plan my meals ahead. I usually pick one or two days a week to cook for the next few days. I need recipes that are easy, nutritious, …

Food For Your Health

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By Carla Schuit   – Registered Dietitian The holidays’ are over and now is the time to start the New Year off right. After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is the time to take care of our selves. Hopefully you have been sticking to some work out schedule and haven’t totally derailed your diet. But if …

Happy Healthy Holidays

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By Carla Schuit   – Registered Dietitian Cheers to the 2015 holiday season!! I can’t believe the year is ending and the holidays are finally here. Tis the season for family gatherings and holiday parties filled food, friends and beverages. Hot chocolate, egg nog, bloody mary’s , wine and other cocktails are a major part of the holidays season. Whether stopping …

Bad Foods

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Everyone enjoys to overindulge in unhealthy foods. For individuals working out and eating well, the idea behind a cheat meal is to eat clean for a period of time, execute workouts as usual, and then reward the body with something unhealthy. Tim McComsey, “a registered dietician specializing in weight-loss programming shares his eight foods to avoid at all costs. This …

That Gut Feeling

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By Carla Schuit   – Registered Dietitian We eat when we are happy. We eat when we are sad. We eat when we are bored. We eat when we are mad. Many of us experience that 3pm craving for something to eat. Whether it being true hunger or just needing an escape from work for a moment. There are hundreds of …

No Dairy, No Problem

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  By Carla Schuit   – Registered Dietitian About 65% of the adult population has some difficulty digesting lactose, the protein in milk, after infancy. It is thought that as we age our dependency on milk for nutrition decreases. Our diets vary more and the bodies lactase production (the enzyme that breaks down lactose) decreases. This makes it harder for our …

Why So Hangry

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Have you ever been so hungry that you became angry? What your feeling is called “Hangry” Recently, Oxford Dictionaries add this word: hangry (adjective): bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger. The simple answer is that your body needs food. But why does this happen? Here is the science behind why we get Hangry. “The carbohydrates, proteins and fats …

Salad Bar Strategy

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By Carla Schuit   – Registered Dietitian I thought this month it would be fun to turn the article into a fun challenge. These days most meals are eaten away from the home and grocery stores are becoming more than just a place to fill the cupboard. Grocery stores now offer cappuccinos and or glasses of wine to enjoy while walking …