If you're like me, you spend more than a few minutes on social media daily. But you may not think about how Instagram and other social networks are impacting your health. I make a point to follow like-minded foodies and supportive friends so social media is a positive space for me to share what's on my plate. Who are you following on social media—and are they helping or harming your wellness goals?
Going to bed with a rumbling tummy isn't fun, but is a bedtime nosh the right answer? Large meals could lead to bigger problems like acid reflux, but a light snack rich in carbohydrates and protein could be just what the dietitian ordered! I like to keep a few snacks at the ready for nights when bedtime hunger strikes. Wondering what my favorites are to have on hand?
Even as a registered dietitian, I love treating myself to pizza, ice cream, and candy on occasion. I don't feel guilty after I eat these foods because I know they're a completely normal part of living. If you're currently setting aside a 'cheat day' for eating the indulgent foods you love, you may want to consider switching up your strategy—and your mindset. I use a few simple strategies, like adding in more physical activity, to stay healthy while indulging without any guilt!
When losing weight (and keeping it off), there's no need to miss out on your favorite foods! Small changes add up to big results when it comes to weight loss, and there's no reason to deprive yourself of your favorite foods! Learn more about the simple swaps you can make for better health in my latest FoxNews.com post.