Tag: health

Weight Loss Drugs: Are They Worth It?

Written by Michael Reavis Jr. MS, RD, LDN It has been a very interesting start to 2023 in the world of nutrition. In 2022 as RDs we saw a lot of controversy and confusion regarding supplements, new trends in diet patterns, and so much… Continue Reading “Weight Loss Drugs: Are They Worth It?”

Getting Started with Positive and Sustainable Change

Written by Michael Reavis Jr. MS, RD, LDN I get versions of this question all the time: “So where do I start?” That is a great question, is it not? When I am working with a client I see these kind of questions as… Continue Reading “Getting Started with Positive and Sustainable Change”

Why Diets Don’t Work

Written by Rachel Bailey • Reviewed by Emily Fultz, MS, RD, LDN I said it once and I’ll say it a million more times: Diets don’t work. This is not a new finding, but it is an important one to keep sharing. Diets are… Continue Reading “Why Diets Don’t Work”

Meal Prepping 101

Written by Michael Reavis MS, RD, LDN and Fit with Food LLC If you have ever googled how to lose weight, if you ever went to a gym, or if you ever simply mentioned wanting to make healthier choices I am sure someone mentioned… Continue Reading “Meal Prepping 101”

Anorexia Nervosa

Written by Raina Zaman. Reviewed by Emily Fultz, MS, RD, LDN What is Anorexia Nervosa? Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is an eating disorder that surrounds a person having a distorted image of their body, which causes them to indulge in unhealthy diets that lead to… Continue Reading “Anorexia Nervosa”

Intermittent Fasting

Written by Ashley Fitzgerald & Emily Fultz, MS, RDN Intermittent fasting is alternatively cycling between periods of fasting and eating. Typically people do this overnight and rather than eating breakfast when they first wake up, they wait until late morning or early afternoon to… Continue Reading “Intermittent Fasting”

Keto Diet – Stating the Facts

Written by Emily Fultz, RD, LDN & Ashley Fitzgerald You’ve probably heard of the latest fad diet, the ketogenic diet, which has recently increased in popularity. The keto diet is a high-fat low-carbohydrate diet with moderate protein. Generally, those following a keto diet get… Continue Reading “Keto Diet – Stating the Facts”

Choosing the Right Plant Based Protein Powder

Written by Ashley Fitzgerald & Reviewed by Emily Fultz, RD, LDN Protein is an essential macronutrient needed in our diets to help with many functions including  building, maintaining, and repairing body tissues. To learn more about protein check out my previous blog on this… Continue Reading “Choosing the Right Plant Based Protein Powder”

Becoming an Athlete Post Bariatric Surgery

Emily Fultz, MS, RD, LDN Exercise and nutrition play a big part in the life of an individual who recently had bariatric surgery. The super inspiring part is that many people are getting into competitive sports after surgery. Unfortunately there is not too much… Continue Reading “Becoming an Athlete Post Bariatric Surgery”

Benefits of Sports Nutrition

Do you feel tired, sore, lightheaded, or even unmotivated while working out? Have you hit a plateau when it comes to the amount of weight you can lift or how fast you can run? Does your weight fluctuate or drop quickly during the sports… Continue Reading “Benefits of Sports Nutrition”

Athletes and Supplements

Some common questions that I hear are “what protein supplement is the best?” and “which pre–workout should I choose? My response – “Well, first let’s talk about your diet.” This is an important question to ask, because yes – taking supplements may be beneficial… Continue Reading “Athletes and Supplements”

Fat in our Diet

We often think “cut back on fat to lose fat.” This is not necessarily the case as fat plays an essential role in our body. It is more important to become aware of the types of fats that you are consuming. Cut back on… Continue Reading “Fat in our Diet”

Truth about Carbs

Last week’s post about protein brought up some good conversation about carbohydrates. There are many fad diets that emphasize a low to no carb diet for our health. These fail to mention that carbs are an important macro-nutrient that our body uses to function.… Continue Reading “Truth about Carbs”

Let’s Talk About Protein

Protein is essential to build and maintain muscle mass, but it is important to remember that muscle gain will only occur when protein intake and exercise are combined. ALSO – more is not always better. A diet high in protein but low in carbohydrates… Continue Reading “Let’s Talk About Protein”

Immune Health During the Colder Seasons

This time of year is filled with sneezing and sniffling. Unhealthier eating habits during the winter months may increase our chances of catching cold/flu symptoms. Nutrition plays a big role in our immune health, so it is important to keep the well balanced meals… Continue Reading “Immune Health During the Colder Seasons”

Surviving the Holidays without the Stress and Bloat

When it comes to the holidays, we have enough to stress about. Between scrambling last minute to purchase gifts, finalizing the guest list for the holiday party, and working over-time to pay off the credit card bills – food should be the least of… Continue Reading “Surviving the Holidays without the Stress and Bloat”

My Nutrition Journey

It is only fair that I share my health journey with you, before you choose to dive in and share yours with me. I remember days of extreme stomach pain beginning at the age of four years old. No one was able to pinpoint… Continue Reading “My Nutrition Journey”