Category: "Diet" Articles

January 24, 2023
Are you an ectomorph, endomorph or mesomorph? These aren’t alien names but rather the most common body types that shape our structure – including muscle mass and body fat levels. In the 1940s, Dr....
January 18, 2023
Fitness and nutrition can seem confusing and complicated, in no small part thanks to the abundance of information and misinformation inundating our social media and news feed daily. With the impatience and short attention...
January 12, 2023
As “natural” and holistic practices have increased in popularity, figuring out how to approach detoxification of the body hasn’t been left out of the equation. In fact, you can naturally detox your liver by...
January 1, 2023
How far is too far to get the perfect body and mindset? Plastic surgery can change your appearance, sleeping pills can help with insomnia and Tylenol can ease chronic pain – but what if...
January 1, 2023
Not all fats are created equal; some are better than others. There hasn’t always been the question of which fats to eat — at one time, the only fats available were found in virgin...
December 30, 2022
We were always raised to eat enough veggies, but how much is too much? Plant foods, such as spinach, potatoes, peanuts, almonds and chocolate, contain oxalates, which can be overconsumed, leading to the development...
December 1, 2022
Do you ever find yourself going for a second helping of a meal and later realizing you ate too much food? Overeating can feel miserable for several reasons — it's uncomfortable, it can drain...
December 1, 2022
Temperatures drop, nights lengthen and mashed potatoes become a dinner staple — welcome to winter.  As the weather changes, so does your appetite. The winter appetite can be caused by a combination of many...
November 9, 2022
Fueling your body with proper nutrition while undergoing physical therapy for an injury may not be a thought that comes to mind initially, but according to the American Physical Therapy Association, nutrition is crucial...
November 1, 2022
Is soup considered a “healthy food”? Why do people recommend eating soup when we’re sick or injured? To understand how healthy food works, it's important to know our bodies are made up of cells...
November 1, 2022
Last year, I surveyed my Instagram followers on which quarter of the year is the most challenging to stay on track with taking care of their bodies. The overall consensus was the last quarter...
October 1, 2022
Since 2005, you could say this has been Amy Nelson’s focus — the connection between one’s gut and brain. In a past life, Nelson was a nuclear chemist who wanted to change careers and...
September 1, 2022
Throughout my life, I’ve tried countless diets including, but not limited to, paleo, carnivore, keto, Whole30, bodybuilding, master cleanse, vegetarian, and vegan. But one of the greatest journeys was going raw vegan for an...
August 24, 2022
For those with thyroid issues, everything from menstrual cycles to hair texture can be affected While fitness and nutrition are vital in alleviating symptoms, there are unbeknownst secrets about them (i.e. fitness could possibly...
August 16, 2022
If you’ve been to a grocery store in the last 10 years, you’ve probably seen something about the newest fad diets, thanks to diet culture. Today’s food labels are filled with terms like “paleo-...
August 13, 2022
You may have heard the words “food allergies,” “intolerances” and “sensitivities” used interchangeably, but they are very different from one another. Food allergies are the least common but most dangerous and affect 1 to...
August 1, 2022
Diets are becoming an increasingly popular trend, not only in Austin but across the country. However, are these diets safe to follow on a regular basis, especially for children? Many think diets like veganism...
July 30, 2022
Understanding macros and how to count them can seem confusing and daunting but it doesn’t have to be that complicated. Here is a breakdown of what macros are, how to count them and how...
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