Local Honey and Seasonal Allergies, Does it Help? + Other Benefits of Honey

While I commonly hear that local honey can help seasonal allergies from friends, patients, and influencers alike, it is unfortunately a myth as it has not been found to be scientifically backed. However, I can see the good intentions behind the idea that eating local honey will aid with the pollen that you are allergic…

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…

The Marvelous Mediterranean Diet

As a college student, I have noticed many college students and young twenty-somethings like myself think we are invincible. This is not the case, but consuming a healthful diet can help us to live longer.  As a college student studying nutrition and dietetics with plans of becoming a dietitian in the future, people tend to…

Ground Meat and Veggie Bibimbap Recipe

This has become a recipe I am absolutely obsessed with. I actually made is three times this past week aka I have problems. It is also super simple and because I prep individual ingredients on Sunday night I can throw this together super quick. Enough with my rambles, here is the recipe: Makes 2 medium-large…

My Side Hustles + Why You Need One

I’m a college student, and for the majority of us, that means debt and a crap ton of it! I was fortunate enough and worked hard enough in high school that I did earn myself a small scholarship, but that still leaves thousands of dollars in books, and food, and course fees. So I have…

How to Get Over a Sickness

It’s starting to look a lot like sickmas… excuse me Christmas. With the cold weather rolling in so are the colds and other sicknesses that can make it break the season. I’ve been sick on and off for about a month now (yayy for that college life) and I’ve happened to pick up some tips…