Is Coconut Oil Going to Kill You?

The American Heart Association says coconut oil is bad for heart health, others say it cures everything from obesity to Alzheimer's. Today we're dissecting the science on this greasy debate. *This is a long, science-heavy article - if you want the … [Read more...]

I Tried a Fasting Mimicking Diet

Fasting has profound health benefits but who wants to go days without eating?! Introducing the Fasting Mimicking Diet — a novel approach to promoting longevity. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that last week I embarked on something a … [Read more...]

The Best of Expo West 2017

My favorite new products from this year's Natural Products Expo West 2017. Enter below to WIN every single one of them! Remember last year, when I gave away a TON of amazing new products from the Natural Foods Expo West? Well, it's that time … [Read more...]

5 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail – And How to Overcome Them

One of the most important things I've learned on my journey to become a dietitian is that the reason people are often unable to achieve their goals is not due to a lack of knowledge, but rather an inability to overcome behavior-related … [Read more...]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is less than two weeks away, but it's not too late to scoop up something that will bring health and happiness to your loved ones. This gift guide is a compilation of amazing products that I've hand picked for each of the important people … [Read more...]

The MIND Diet

Want to support your brain health? The MIND diet is a delicious dietary pattern shown to slow dementia and preserve brain power. Cognition is something a lot of us don't pay too much mind to (pun intended) — until it's too late. It's like … [Read more...]

4 Surprising Facts About Hydration

One of the most common questions I hear as a soon-to-be Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a personal trainer is, "How much water should I drink a day?" The go-to answer (which I think everyone has heard) is eight glasses a day. But it's … [Read more...]

A Peek Inside My Travel Bag

For a person who is pretty stuck in her ways, it's amazing that I lasted five weeks abroad. Though I absolutely love to travel, two weeks away from home is usually my limit. After that, I start to desperately miss my bed, my yoga classes, my … [Read more...]

The Best of Expo West 2016

Guys, I seriously can't overemphasize this  — today's giveaway is the BIGGEST EVER. But first, let's talk about Expo West :) Every year, throngs of healthy food enthusiasts flock from all over the west coast to the Anaheim Convention Center with … [Read more...]

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My food philosophy is simple: eat real food. When you eat real food, you know you're getting the good stuff without any "junk" added in. You don't have to worry about hidden sugar, excess salt, preservatives, etc. You also don't really have to … [Read more...]