Are you treating your belly to the bacteria it needs to be healthy? I stock my fridge with yogurt and kefir to get my daily fix of probiotics, and I also take a supplement when I need an extra boost of healthy bacteria. Want to know which probiotic products I recommend trying out first?
It seems like there's a dietary supplement out there for everything these days. How do you know if you should be adding any of them to your day? As a fruit- and veggie-loving dietitian, I try to get most of my nutrients from food. (Breakfast smoothies are an easy way to get ahead!) But what if healthy eating isn't enough? Could a daily vitamin or two help you fill in the gaps?
When it comes to the perfect pregnancy diet, you hear so much conflicting information about a diet plan during pregnancy. So what are the best foods to eat and nutrients to get for pregnancy? There are so many that are important for your prenatal diet. One in particular is choline, a prenatal nutrient that's super beneficial. Read on for natural sources of choline and more.
Wondering how to add more protein into your diet? Despite the fancy labels, protein powders aren't any healthier than protein-rich, whole foods like edamame, nut butter, and beans. I usually get more than enough protein from natural foods—but when I really want to amp things up, I add just egg white protein powder to smoothies and oatmeal. Want to learn more about the dos and dont's of protein powders?
What are the top vegetarian sources of omega-3s? This list covers the best vegan and vegetarian omega-3 supplement options, as well as the best food sources of vegan and vegetarian DHA and EPA. If you're looking for a vegan alternative to fish oil, here you go!
As a vegetarian, eggs are one of my go-to foods. While it's common knowledge that they supply protein, they're also a fabulous source of a nutrient you may not know much about. This nutrient is choline, necessary to help keep your body in tip-top working order. Because close to 90 percent of American don't get enough of the nutrient, I'm bringing you info about what choline is and the foods you can get it from. The best part: I'm delivering nutritious and delicious choline-containing recipes.