Protein: Should You Double the Van-Damage?

A recent headline from the New York Times says yes: Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40.¬†This is based on a review of the evidence published this month in The British Journal of Sports Medicine. What Did the Study Find? The researchers looked at 49 studies including 1683 participants, lasting at least…

Are You Eating too Much Sugar?

We all know that sugar is bad for your health, and yet it isn’t necessary for most of us to avoid it altogether. How much is ok to eat? Health experts have different opinions- like many nutrition topics- about recommended limits on sugar intake. A simple answer is the less the better. There’s nothing healthy…

Top-Rated Diets of 2018

U.S. News and World Report creates an annual ranking of the 40 most popular diets based on evaluation¬†from doctors, dietitians, psychologists, professors, and other nutrition and health experts. Their panel evaluates diets in seven categories including: prevention and treatment of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease ease of following the diet likelihood of weight…

Engage with Your Food

What if there was a way to enjoy your meals more and eat healthier? Sound too good to be true? Well, some research out of Harvard indicates you can do just that. What the Researchers Did The studies focused on the effect of following a pre-meal ritual. They found that if done correctly, a simple…