Category: "Nutrition" Articles

Why You Should Be Thinking Long Term
September 15, 2022
Why is it that so many people rush to get in shape as soon as it gets warm outside?  Human beings are great at thinking in the short term. After all, when we lived...
The Benefits of Farm-Fresh, Pasture-Raised Eggs
September 1, 2022
You know the saying, “When Momma is happy, everyone is happy”? This lends itself to be true, whether that momma is a human or a chicken.  Is it true that free-range, pasture-raised hens produce...
My Experience Going Raw Vegan For a Year
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...
A Nutrition Guide For Alternative Pets in Texas
September 1, 2022
Everyone, for the most part, knows what dogs and cats eat. But what if you have a less common animal, like a ferret or chinchilla? Here are some nutritional tips to care for those...
Recipe of the Month: Savory Zucchini Breakfast Waffles
September 1, 2022
Makes 4 Servings 228 calories, 18.6g carbohydrates, 10g fat, 15.4g protein INGREDIENTS 1 medium zucchini, grated ¼ onion, grated 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp turmeric  ½ tsp salt ¾ cup oat flour 6...
Fitness and Nutrition Tips For Those With Thyroid Problems
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...
Everything You Need to Know About the Pegan Diet
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-...
All About Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities
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...
Smoothies For Kids in Austin
August 8, 2022
Does the brutally hot Austin summer have you desperately searching for a cool and satisfying, yet healthy, treat for your kids? Smoothies are a great way to beat the heat and get some fruits,...
Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition and Hydration for Adolescents
August 6, 2022
The heat of summer is still in full swing, but school is about to start, which means the fall sports activities are getting back to practice. I love fall — being back in the...
Recipe of the Month: Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl
August 1, 2022
Servings 6  298 calories, 39.4 carbohydrates, 8.5 fat, 19.9 protein  Ingredients:  18 oz sweet potatoes, cut into small pieces  24 egg whites  6 tbsp almond butter  3 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries  1...
Are Plant-Based Diets Safe For Your Kid?
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...
Tips and Snacks for Kids Who Are Picky Eaters
August 1, 2022
Promotional packaging and efficient marketing techniques make healthy eating for kids a bit complicated. Fruit chews featuring “Paw Patrol” will make your son scream for Chase’s gummies.  On the other hand, this can be...
5 Local Organizations Dedicated to Ending Child Hunger
August 1, 2022
With the lack of access to affordable, nutritious diets, food insecurity has been a continuing problem across the country. According to the Food Research & Action Center, over 38 million Americans lived in households...
How to Count Macros
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...
Things to Know about Alcohol and Nutrition
July 3, 2022
Can you drink alcohol and still reach your body goals? The short answer is yes. However, it’s crucial to understand how alcohol isn’t exactly helping. 1. Alcohol takes priority! Alcohol is a toxin, so...
How Do Your Genes Impact Your Metabolism?
July 1, 2022
Genetics is the answer to many questions about how a body looks and functions. Understanding your body’s genetic predisposition gives great insight into how to work with your body to reach your desired goals....
Recipe of the Month: Mediterranean Baked Cod
July 1, 2022
Serves 6 130.2 calories, 4 carbohydrates, 3 fat, 21 protein Ingredients: 1.5 lbs cod (or other white fish like halibut) 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon, juiced and separated 8 oz cherry...
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