Is your head about to explode from all the supposedly healthy food trends you're seeing all over social media? If you're having a hard time separating bogus from awesome, you're not alone. I can't tell you how many confused clients, friends, and family My dietitian colleagues and I spend just as much time sharing science-based information as we do debunking nutrition myths and calling out unhealthy diet trends. Now, let's look a little deeper at some of the major trends.
If you're like me, you'll always have a reason to save on food dollars. Whether you're putting money away for holiday gifts, a dream vacation, or a wedding (like me!), you probably don't want to spend all your extra bucks on healthy food. I hear over and over that it's so expensive to eat healthy. But it's actually really not. That is, if you follow a few stellar food-buying secrets!
Backpacks are stuffed, classes are in full swing, and fall break (YES!) is in sight. Now it's time for you to really shine! Back-to-school season is very different for each of us, but one thing remains the same: You have to eat. Having a few go-to recipes on hand can mean a world of difference during crunch time. When temps start to drop, I lean toward hearty, flavorful meals I can whip up in no time. . Make healthy meal prep a breeze and find your new favorite back-to-school recipe.
We all have our favorite food (or foods!). I seriously love Greek yogurt, mushrooms, and passion fruit. But I wouldn't want to eat those foods every day. Nutritionists often recommend eating a variety of healthy foods for good reason: Your body needs an assortment of nutrients to stay in top shape. So I invite you to rock your weekly menu with new recipes. Hop on over to Instagram to check out my favorite foodie travel inspo and to enter a free giveaway for an awesome kitchen tool!
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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?