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5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

Oh yes, that day is right around the corner. The day where, whether you like it or not, you’re expected to chow down with reckless abandon. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, a holiday meant to celebrate the harvest and express our gratitude, but one that often turns into … continue reading

Postpartum Recovery with Real Food

It’s common knowledge that pregnancy increases your nutrient requirements, but did you know that nutrient needs are actually higher during early postpartum? That’s right. Your body has done the amazing feat of growing a brand new human being and its work is not done yet. … continue reading

End Food Waste Over the Holidays

End Food Waste Over the Holidays

For better or for worse, the holiday season has arrived. While most nutrition writers are busy drafting articles about how to avoid gaining weight over the holidays (been there, done that), I want to talk about another important issue that rarely gets air time: food … continue reading

Movement Matters Retreat Recap with Katy Bowman

Movement Matters Retreat Recap with Katy Bowman

I spent this past weekend at Katy Bowman’s Movement Matters Retreat in the lush Olympic Peninsula of Washington state (an area I’m lucky to currently reside in), soaking up as much insight as I could from her. Like thousands of others, Katy’s work has had … continue reading

Undereating and Infertility

Undereating and Infertility

Nutrition is rarely black and white. Discussions around nutrition for fertility are a perfect example of this. Infertility can happen for dozens of reasons. Based on the current state of affairs in the western world, where ⅔ of us are overweight, the focus is often … continue reading

What’s Healthier: Raw or Cooked Vegetables?

What’s Healthier: Raw or Cooked Vegetables?

Have you ever heard that you should eat more (or only) raw vegetables? Proponents say they retain their vitamins and antioxidants. Cooking “kills” the good stuff, they say, rendering them nutritionally useless. Or, perhaps, you’ve been told you should focus on cooked vegetables. They argue … continue reading