The Best of Expo West 2017

Best of Expo West 2017 Giveaway

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

why new years resolutions fail

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

The MIND Diet - what to eat

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

Expo West 2016 Giveaway

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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Win a Tasty Giveaway!

Larabar Healthy

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...]

The Truth About Microwaves

Are Microwaves Dangerous?

Microwaves get a bad rap. At least once a week, I stumble upon a "wellness blog" where a science-butchering, fearmonger is talking smack about this incredibly convenient kitchen appliance. The laundry list of offenses committed by the modest … [Read more...]

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+ a Nutrition Talk with ME!


Have you heard the saying, "Weight loss is 20% exercise and 80% diet?" It's mostly true. What you eat plays a HUGE role in your ability to lose weight. You really can't outrun a bad diet. Think of it this way — you burn around 200-600 calories … [Read more...]