Category: food

Reasons to Visit a Dietician

Beginning in childhood, we are taught the importance of a healthy and nutritious diet, and as challenging as it is, the benefits cannot be debated. Healthy food gives the body the fuel it needs to function properly and at optimum performance. Nutrition and food science can be a complicated subject, and there are times that the general knowledge taught about food and nutrition may not be enough for every individual’s needs, and therefore a dietician should be consulted.


Dieticians are medical specialists licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat dietary and nutritional problems. They are trained to use nutrition and food science to improve overall health and well-being. A dietician can customize eating plans for weight loss, managing food allergies, treating diet-related chronic diseases, treating food disorders, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and educating individuals to understand food labels…


What is the Mediterranean Diet?

When someone considers going on a diet, they usually think of it as simply cutting back on food and exercising more often to lose weight. However, there’s more to dieting than meets the eye.

There are many types of diets that can keep a person healthy without losing valuable nutrition. One such diet is the Mediterranean diet. Here’s everything you need to know about the Mediterranean diet…


Alternatives to Sugar

Though everyone enjoys indulging in dessert or eating the occasional treat, an increasing amount of research has shown the negative effects that sugar has on the human body. Sugar consumption has been linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and inflammation. Keep the sweets and say no to sugar with these healthful alternatives.

Coconut Sugar

Coconut sugar is derived from the sweet flesh of coconuts. Though it has the same number of calories as sugar, it doesn’t have the same negative effects on blood sugar levels. This means that diabetics can safely incorporate it into their diet without their blood sugar levels rising. Additionally, coconut sugar is unrefined and retains all of the vitamins and minerals found in raw coconut…


6 Ways to Lower Your Monthly Grocery Bill

One of your biggest monthly expenses is food. It’s a necessary item we all need to buy, and the grocery store is cheaper than a restaurant. If you want to lower your monthly food expenses, you’ll need to find tips and tricks to lower your grocery bill.

Luckily, there are many little changes you can make that will make a big cut to your monthly food budget.

  1. Sign Up For Your Grocery Store’s Mailing List

The first way to save money on groceries is to sign up for all the places your grocery store is advertising their deals, including their online newsletter. There are often coupons and deals there. Many grocery stores now have apps where you can save weekly coupons and apply them at the register…