Nutrition and Mental Health: A Missing Link?

Why is nutrition not often linked with mental health? With more and more education abounding about the prevalence of mental health, it’s surprising that the link between our nutrition and mental instability hasn’t become common knowledge. For decades, we’ve known that mental health has various expressions and that the biochemistry of the body plays an […]

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Carbohydrates: The Misunderstood Macro

Are Carbs the Bad Guy? Let’s admit it, carbs have gotten a bad reputation over the last few years.  But are they really that bad?  In fact, no!  Carbohydrates are an important macronutrient in the body.  They provide you with the fuel you need to have a fabulous day.  The problem we face is not […]

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Brown Bag It!

May 25th is National Brown Bag Day! Every year in the US, on May 25th, we take the time to observe the National Brown Bag Day.  This is a day where it is encouraged for people to pack their lunch for school or work. Did you know… in 2015, the average cost of eating out […]

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The Big Deal with Beans

Beans, beans are good for the heart.  The more you eat, the more you…. …need to know about their health benefits.  Right? For years we’ve heard about the benefits of high fiber.  Why?  Because fiber has been shown to stabilize blood sugar, help with weight loss and improve symptoms of diverticulitis and IBS.   Fiber also […]

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