Category: Nutrition

Recipes, Nutrition, Snack Choices

8 Healthy Snacks to Fuel Physical Activity

I received free samples of GoGo squeeZ and Peatos mentioned in this post. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! When it comes to activities like sports, hiking, backpacking, or working out– it’s important to stay fueled appropriately. In particular, carbohydrates and protein are important for sustaining physical […]

Nutrition

Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

The Mediterranean diet has been acknowledged as one of the healthiest ways to eat. Not only is it associated with some delicious meals but it’s also been linked with improved heart health and weight loss. Generally speaking, this diet focuses on eating fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and healthy grains, while limiting red meat, unhealthy fats […]

Nutrition

Weight Watchers for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Successful weight loss program or just another fad? This is the question I was sought out to answer by giving this program a try with a free week trial. Weight Watchers has been around for more than 50 years with over one million active users. It is a program that many of my friends and family have discussed with me. Since nutrition is my field of study, people are always asking for my opinion on the program.