The Ketogenic Diet has been in the spotlight for quite some time now as a featured diet for weight loss and athletic performance. But did you know the diet started as a treatment for epilepsy in the 1920s? Doctors noticed that some epilepsy patients who fasted had fewer seizures, so they created a diet meant […]
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.
Another week, another diet. This time I decided to try out the Paleo diet for a week. If you haven’t read my previous post on diets, I believe diets can be used as an approach to help individuals realize which foods make them feel better and which foods could be limited or completely cut out […]
I’m not typically one for diets other than the Mackenzie Burgess diet. What’s the Mackenzie Burgess diet? It’s my personal eating habit that consists of enjoying life, eating in moderation, and setting certain healthy guidelines to my eating habits. I think everyone should have a diet named after themselves because the focus should be more […]
It’s summertime and that means it’s the perfect time to blend up a delicious, fresh smoothie! Even if you’re a leafy green hater, this recipe might just make you love them! This basic smoothie template is one that I’ve used at several cooking demonstrations and have surprising turned green smoothie skeptics into believers. The mix […]
May is National Salad Month and there’s no better way to celebrate than with this colorful and crunchy Maple Balsamic Kale Chip Salad! These easy kale chips add the perfect sweet crunch on top. And the best part? No oven required. Just a microwave and 3 minutes of your time! Try throwing these kale chips […]