Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein

Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein If you follow the latest in health and nutrition, you’ve likely heard some conflicting opinions over the years about what you should and shouldn’t eat. One thing [...]

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight  If you’ve ever downed an entire pint of ice cream in one sitting or made an extra trip (or two) at an all-you-can eat buffet, chances are you [...]

Top Foods to Fight Breast Cancer

Top Foods to Fight Breast Cancer If you notice a lot of pink during October, from advertisements to product packages to football uniforms, it ‘s for a good reason—October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately [...]

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men Change is a fact of life as we age, and nowhere is that more evident than around the waistline. The days of being able to eat whatever [...]

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet There’s no magic solution to losing weight and maintaining a healthy waistline, but there is something that comes pretty close—protein. Protein has been proven in [...]

Dietary AGEs—What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Dietary AGEs—What Are They and Why Do They Matter?   We all know that the foods we eat directly affect our health. But did you know that the way you prepare your food also matters? [...]

Eating the Right Protein on the Ketogenic Diet

Eating the Right Protein on the Ketogenic Diet When selecting a diet, the first question you should ask yourself is, “Is this healthy?” With diets that range from borderline healthy to downright bizarre, finding a [...]

7 Easy Ways to Up the Ante On Your Protein Smoothie

7 Easy Ways to Up the Ante On Your Protein Smoothie Whether you want to fuel your muscles post-workout, add more protein to a vegan diet, or start your day with a healthy meal, protein [...]

6 things to Avoid for Better Health

6 things to Avoid for Better Health   And we don't mean pizza and burgs--those are actually ok once in a while. There are a few activities however that you should limit if you are trying [...]

Tweet Chat Recap: Yogi Meets Dietitian in Honor of National Yoga Month

A recap of the tweet chat on 9/23 with Kathleen Uhran of SheRocksFitnesstx.com: Q1: How can yoga help you achieve overall better health? The benefits of yoga are never-ending! It helps mentally, physically, emotionally. Yoga can help [...]

6 Ways to Prevent Sarcopenia (Age-Related Muscle Loss)

6 Ways to Prevent Sarcopenia (Age-Related Muscle Loss) Though you might not feel it or see it, muscle loss starts to occur (slowly but surely) after age 30.  This process is known as sarcopenia  and it has [...]

Sarcopenia 101: Muscle Loss Starts After Age 30

Did you know that you can start to lose muscle mass as early as the age of 30? This could explain why some men are bound to start forming "dad bods" around this age and [...]

How Much Protein Do You Need Each & Every Day?

How Much Protein Do You Need Each & Every Day? Every day we need to restart our protein intake but the question is how much do you need each day? The exact number of grams depends [...]

Protein Intake Helps to Prevent Muscle Loss during Aging

Sarcopenia is defined as the age-associated loss of skeletal muscle mass and function.  After age 30, people lose approximately 3%-8% of their muscle mass each decade. This occurs due to many factors, but is commonly [...]

What is Protein and Why do You Need it Everyday?

 What is Protein and Why do You Need it? Protein, protein, protein. You’ve probably heard this term quite a few times by now or seen it increasingly promoted in food products at your grocery store. [...]