Fermented Foods to Aid with Gut Health

So what exactly is fermentation and why is it beneficial? Fermentation is the breaking down of the natural sugars in food by bacteria and yeast. This process creates a food naturally abundant in probiotics as the foods contain many live bacteria. There is also a lot of emerging research that has found potential connections between…

8 Ways to Remember to Drink Water

We have all been told that hydration is important – here are 8 ways to not only remember, but to encourage you to drink more water. Hydration is important regardless of the season. Water is needed throughout the body to function properly as it plays a role in metabolism, digestion, temperature regulation, cellular function, and…

Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables for Autumn

Looking to eat with the seasons? Here are the fall fruits and vegetables you should look for at farmers’ markets and in the produce aisles. Not only are the crops generally more affordable in season, they also taste significantly better and are more nutritious. However, the specific crops and harvest dates for autumn produce will…

Stop Dieting and Start Creating a Lifestyle

I am not sure if I have ever mentioned this, but I am currently a dietetic intern in my master’s program and on my way to becoming a registered dietitian. For the most part, I generally like to let people test the waters with diet to see what they do and do not like and…