View this post on Instagram A post shared by Paige Foote, RD, CPT (@yeahgirlnutrition) on Oct 5, 2019 at 12:04pm PDT Aaaaand just like that, fall is officially here! This means summer is behind us, the holiday season is just around the corner, and the New Year is quickly approaching. With all this excitement, it's easy to focus on things like "What to wear for Halloween!?" "Who's hosting Thanksgiving this year?" and "When should I start holiday shopping?" As a registered dietitian and personal trainer, I think people should also ask themselves, "What's a health goal I'd really like to master?" We...
In today’s blog, we’ll tackle these kinds of questions along with other topics related to eating in college. Grab a notebook and a pencil, because class is in session.
Do you ever waltz into the ice cream aisle at your grocery store only to gawk in amazed wonder at the seemingly endless options? Keep reading if your first thought in these situations is, “Where do I even begin!?" Vegan, high-protein, low calorie, soy-free, dairy-free, organic, artisanal....the list goes on. In this post, we’ll cover 3 factors to consider before purchasing ice cream + we'll also review some of the most common ice cream/frozen dessert options available. After reading this blog, you’ll be on the right path to finding your perfect scoop.
Hiking through the mountains, lounging on a beach, or pounding the concrete in a big city- no matter where your vacation takes you, it's important that you fuel up to create awesome memories. That's why today I'm sharing with you some of my favorite travel-friendly snacks to pack along for all the fun adventures. Bon voyage! * = refrigerate, keep in an insulated lunchbox, or toss after 2 hours Produce Of course I recommend enjoying all the yummy foods your destination has to offer, but that doesn't mean I won't tell you to load up on fresh fruits and vegetables, too. After all,...
Runners: I’m about to share with you your secret weapon for your next race.
While high-tech watches and epic playlists may give us the motivation we need to push through, it’s important that we don’t forget the ultimate necessity: FUEL!
How we fuel our bodies before, during, and after a run can make a huge difference in regards to our performance, attitude, and overall peace of mind. That’s why today I’ve partnered with The Eugene Marathon to share the basics of fueling for our fastest, strongest runs (keep reading to find out how you can save $10 on the 2019 race entry). “Runners, on your marks...get set...go!”
During this time of year, the holiday treats that fly by make us feel like we're in a food fight. Halloween candies, pumpkin pies, sugar cookies, candy canes, and gingerbread men seem to all come hurtling towards us at the speed of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
This can be especially overwhelming for those of us who may feel like a "crazy person" around anything sweet and easily "overdo it" until we're sick. I've totally #beentheredone that, and that’s why today I'm sharing a few strategies you can use to instead feel empowered, rational, and in control when presented with holiday treats.
Sugar, in the form of desserts, candy, and other sweet foods, has become a sort of “forbidden fruit,” in our society. It's tantalizing and sexy, yet also off limits. You can look, but you can’t touch. It’s no wonder phrases like “guilty pleasure” and “sinful” are used to describe a cookie.
But does sugar really deserve all this hype? Today I'm sharing why research shows the fear of sugar may be more dangerous than sugar itself
Let’s start off this blog by all answering a true or false statement. True or false: “I am guilty of preparing the same meals week after week.”
Was your answer true? (Mine was!!)
Is it wrong to eat the same meals every week? Not necessarily. If anything, it’s a great strategy for when you’re short on time and energy. You know exactly what to get at the grocery store, you know how long each meal will take to cook, and you know the recipe like the back of your hand.
The only trouble, of course, is that your taste buds may start to feel severely underwhelmed. “Oh yay. Chicken, rice, and broccoli…again…”
Hey, all my busy friends out there! This post is for you! Whether you're working crazy long hours, taking on a huge course load this semester, or juggling lots of kiddos, it can be downright H A R D to prepare yourself a decent meal.
I feel you, sister. That's why today I'm sharing 5 tips for maximizing nutrition without sacrificing time. I know this is something everyone can appreciate, especially those of us who are extra short on time. Let's get started!
The idea of using only a mini-fridge and a microwave to prepare a decent meal can be daunting, but I’m here to tell you that it’s totally possible to enjoy satisfying and nutritious food from the comfort of your dorm! Today I’m sharing 18 healthy meal ideas for college students that I know you'll love. Let's eat!