Did you know the average American consumes about 400 calories from sweetened beverages each day, but typically does not drink enough water? Sugar-free alternatives can cause stomach upset and set a really high tolerance for sugar, which in the long run, is not healthy either. Even though the body requires about 64 ounces a day […]
Omaha Nutrition experts educate you on healthy nutrition solutions and the importance of quality nutrition on our overall well being.
Omaha nutrition experts share information and resources to help you eat whole nutritious foods that positively impact your health and quality of life. Our experts make healthy nutrition doable with tasty, quick and easy solutions. You will learn about the healthy alternatives for many foods in the American diet.
Summer is right around the corner. It is the perfect time to get those gardens started. What if you could garden with no dirt and no weeding? You actually can with the Tower Garden: A vertical, aeroponic garden developed by the world leader in aeroponic food farms, Tim Blank. Whether indoors or outdoors, whether at home or […]
Sugar. Saturated Fat. Salt. It’s no surprise that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, released just a few weeks ago, target the three things that we hear the most about in relation to the rising rates of obesity and chronic disease. According to research, in general only 25% of the American population is eating enough fruits and […]
Did you set a resolution to eat better? Most people do. But what if I told you something different. For most, New Year’s resolutions tend to be short-lived and expensive. I do believe in goal setting, but I don’t embrace the whole “resolution” idea. Through my own trial and error, I’ve had as many errors […]
As the holidays fall upon us, we tend to throw our healthy habits out the window and succumb to unfamiliar habits of eating and drinking. To make matters worse, we take sabbatical from the gym. Bad idea. Then, when January comes along, we join a million of our closest friends in making resolutions that we […]
Sugar is sweet and so are you. Eat too much and you’ll turn blue. How many times have we heard that old saying? Well it is true. The food and beverages that you consume become the building blocks for your body. So if you eat nothing but toxic waste, then your body becomes a toxic […]
When public speaking, regardless of what nutrition topic I am presenting to the group, I inevitably am always asked the same question at the end: “How do I get my kids to eat healthy foods?” As a mom, I can say that feeding kids is one of the MOST frustrating things that I have ever […]
In my practice I have encountered a multitude of examples of disordered thinking. This could be anything from obsessive thoughts/behaviors to unrealistic ideals and expectations. However one of the most pervasive and dangerous thought patterns is that of an Eating Disordered (ED) patient. While the community at large may use the language of eating […]
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES! CHOCOLATE CAKE! ICE CREAM! These are my favorite treats. I love them. If I could pick any dessert it would be those three, and in that order. You see, my late grandmother taught me to bake the most rich, moist chocolate chip cookies in her motorhome that she and my grandpa would […]
In a world of quick and convenient food choices, there is an important need to bring dinner, or any meal for that matter, back to the table. Any table will do. It is not the location that is important. Instead, it is the idea of being mindful when we eat, which happens best at a […]