5 cooking tips to give you everyday cooking

Think about all the problems in today's world. Perhaps all of us together in a feast, we can do some practical solutions, many people sometimes think that making food acts is one of the fundamental roots of all relationships. Now let’s look at some of the ways we can make a great simple and healthier food!...more

Simple Changes to Reduce PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month. One of the most important steps a woman with PCOS can take is changing her lifestyle to include sensible eating and regular exercise. Here are some reasons why....more

30-Day Healthy Living Challenge: Day 1 Rearrange Your Kitchen

**This post appeared on January 1st, but feel free to join in on the challenge at any time at www.nutritionalanatalie.com...more

30-Day Healthy Living Challenge: Day 1

**This post was published before January 1st, but you can start the challenge at any time!...more

Nutrition Questions Answered! (+ a FREE session for readers!)

 Disclosure: this post was originally published on the fitness & healthy lifestyle blog, In Fitness and In Health.  I was provided a free 30-minute session with an American Well registered dietician through my ambassadorship with FitFluential.  All opinions about the service and questions asked are my own - just like always!  Now let's talk nutrition!...more

What To Feed A Child Athlete

It’s back-to-school time in NY and that means that many children and their parents are gearing up for school sports. My cousin, being one of these parents, recently texted me to ask about hydration for her 8 year old son who plays baseball in the Florida heat. She said that many of the other parents were sending sports drinks to practice with their kids, and she wasn’t sure that this was appropriate. The tricky part about child sports nutrition (and really nutrition in general) is that parents aren’t sure how it should differ from adult sports nutrition....more

Nutritious Smoothies to Start Your Day

There is no doubt that starting your day by doing something healthy for your body, not only makes you feel good, but it leads to you making healthy choices throughout the day. One of the best ways to start your day on a healthy note is to drink your morning meal in the form of a smoothie. They are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up snack, or sometimes, as an alternative for a calorie-heavy dessert because there are so many different “recipes” to make your smoothies that meet your dietary needs....more

What You Need to Know if You're Going Gluten-Free

My life changed when I went gluten-free. I remember being in this semi-rundown Safeway (that I hope has been remodeled in Santa Cruz by now). I was perusing the aisles searching for a snack, any snack, that I could eat on busy work days. I looked for granola bars, trail mixes, you name it. I can just remember everything yummy-looking having gluten, or some other "interesting" (to say the least) ingredient that I had never heard of before. Depressing. I didn't really understand how it would work. I didn't know that conventional grocery stores by default were no longer my snack go-to places. I did not understand that my new "corner store" would have to be Whole Foods or Natural Grocers. I felt lost. ...more
hbksloss Wow! What a great story, and thank you for sharing. It is amazing to think that after ...more

Because I Could Not Accept my 'Chemical Imbalance' as an Unalterable Part of Who I Was, I Healed Myself of Depression

I feel a lot of apprehension around the concept of identity… specifically the idea that identity is static: that you are who you are, and that’s it. It just doesn't make sense to me. I've never been able to accept that sort of dreary finality. I was diagnosed with Depression when I was in grade 7.I started counselling and was put on anti-depressants for almost all of Junior High and High School. ...more
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