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Let’s Talk About Water

For some it is easy, for many of us, drinking enough water can be challenging. We know we need water, but why and how much? Water makes up more than two-thirds of our body. It’s used to regulate temperature, lubricate joints, aide in metabolism, keep your eyes moist, and so much more. How much is enough? We’ve all heard about eight glasses of water a day. This can be a …

10 Foods You Didn’t Know Are Amazing Sources of Protein

When it comes to protein, your first thoughts might be meat, poultry, eggs, or whey protein. . Many people think that in order to get adequate protein, they need to bulk up their diet with these foods. What you may not realize is that you are probably already getting a fair amount of protein from other foods in your diet So here is a list of 10 (often underestimated) high-protein …

New Mom Nutrition

Having a baby is overwhelming, wonderful, and stressful. Even though I have had 3 babies, each time was a unique experience and brought its own challenges. One of these challenges was navigating my post-baby body. I felt pressure to fit back into my clothes quickly, to get back in shape, all while caring for and nursing a baby. By my third child, I stopped putting so much pressure on changing …

What to Eat When Expecting

When you’re expecting, it’s an exciting and slightly terrifying time of life. I have had three babies, and each time brought mixed emotions of joy and fear. Along with wondering how your body will change, what life will be like with a new baby, and what products you should be purchasing, many expecting moms also wonder about nutrition. At your pregnancy appointment, your doctor probably shared foods you should avoid, …

Meatless Mondays

Did you know that only about 5% of Americans are vegetarian or vegan? While that number may seem miniscule, statistics show that a lot more people are looking into making their diet more plant-based (according to a 2018 poll), as it can be greatly beneficial for both your health and the environment. According to this study, it’s estimated that one pound of protein from kidney beans requires 18 times less …