Nutrition News

Posted 01/26/17

Hack Your Morning Coffee Routine for Energy and Focus

By Heather Pratt, MNT, BCHN and Karen Falbo In Tibet, you’re likely to observe people drinking butter tea as a staple food throughout the day. Traditionally made by churning black tea, yak butter, yak milk and salt together, it tends to be somewhat of an acquired taste. But this tea...

Posted 12/21/16

Have the Holidays Derailed Your Digestion?

by Jonathan Clinthorne, PhD We’re in the middle of the holiday season and it’s a time of celebration, happiness and togetherness, but also a time where people often indulge and happen to suffer a little digestive discomfort. Top that with the fact that you are likely eating foods that you...

Posted 12/14/16

7 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Mood

by Lani Jacobs-Banner About a month ago I noticed the first festive lights go up in my neighborhood and I realized that the holidays were right around the corner. In the coming weeks, our relaxed family weekends would be replaced with events and parties, and the overscheduled, emotionally demanding season...

Posted 06/22/16

Why Every Vegetarian Should Consume Turmeric… Today!

by Jonathan Clinthorne You’ve likely heard of omega-3 fatty acids before, also known as “omega-3’s,” or often referred to as “fish oil.” They are one of the most intensively studied nutrients on the planet, and for good reason. Omega-3 fatty acids are crucial nutrients for health, especially eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)...

Posted 06/7/16

Bulking Up Your Protein Shake

By Trevor Bennion Are you looking for some sports nutrition supplements to help you bulk up, but don’t know where to start? It can be tricky to discern which products are right for you, right for your workouts, and right for your goals. That’s why I’ve whipped up this blog...

Posted 05/16/16

Research Alert: Calcium Supplements, Are They Safe?

by Jonathan Clinthorne Seeing how calcium supplements are one of the most commonly consumed dietary supplements in the United States, I have some very good news: recent studies confirm that calcium supplements are incredibly safe. Why is this even newsworthy? Well, interestingly enough, there have been occasional questions raised about...

Posted 05/9/16

Turmeric with a Twist!

By Trevor Bennion Turmeric does amazing things for our immune system, brain health, and muscle tissue. Its primary ingredient, curcumin, is largely responsible for most of turmeric’s health benefits. Research has shown that curcumin can help modulate inflammation throughout the body, help to manage a healthy body composition and metabolic...

Posted 03/15/16

Resistant Starch May Just Help You Resist Those Sugar Cravings

by Jonathan Clinthorne Resistant starch is a topic that is making waves in various health and nutrition communities, especially in the weight-loss sphere. Bicycling magazine recently published an article about this unique starch; meanwhile, paleo and primal health experts have also promoted resistant starch due to its unique effects on...

Posted 02/22/16

Follow Your Heart … All the Way to the Gym!

By Trevor Bennion Our bodies are meant to move. With today’s busy schedules, it can be difficult to make time and find the motivation to maintain the fitness our bodies crave. While ignoring physical activity might seem innocent enough, it is actually one of the most dangerous health risks we...