Category: nutritionist

Your Life in Balance

April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Your Life in Balance

By Betty Murray The types and amounts of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins you take in on a daily basis matter. But ultimately, what matters when it comes to weight loss and weight management is calories. Balancing how many calories you take in with the number of calories your body burns is the secret to losing weight […]

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Supplementing with Supplements

April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Supplementing with Supplements

By Betty Murray In a perfect world, we would get getting all the nutrients in our diet that we need to keep our body in tip top shape. Unfortunately, most Americans are missing out on vital nutrients in their daily diet. That’s where supplementing comes in. Supplements help improve overall health and there are thousands of […]

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Are You Getting Enough Potassium in Your Diet?

March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Getting Enough Potassium in Your Diet?

By Betty Murray Potassium is a mineral that is essential to the function of all of the body’s cells, tissues, and organs. It is also an electrolyte and is crucial to heart function, the skeletal and muscular systems, and digestion. Potassium is found in many foods, including all meats, some fish (salmon, cod, and flounder), many […]

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What to Eat for Breakfast to Lose Weight

November 26, 2014 0 Comments
What to Eat for Breakfast to Lose Weight

By Betty Murray Healthy eating is important all day long, but breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day. Just like your car needs fuel to get you where you want to go, your body needs fuel to make it through the day. Start your day with a healthy breakfast for energy and concentration […]

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Battling Vitamin D Deficiency During Winter Months Ahead

October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Battling Vitamin D Deficiency During Winter Months Ahead

By Betty Murray Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for strong bones and teeth. Working with other vitamins, minerals, and hormones, vitamin D promotes bone mineralization. A deficiency in vitamin D increases the risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures. It has also been associated with an increased risk for depression, diabetes, certain cancers, autoimmune disorders, high […]

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The Link Between Nutrition and Breast Cancer

October 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Link Between Nutrition and Breast Cancer

By Betty Murray October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is dedicated as a time to spread the word about breast cancer and prevention. About one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. This year alone, and estimated 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be […]

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The Great MCT Oil Hype

August 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Great MCT Oil Hype

By Betty Murray Many times, people avoid eating any kind of fat because they have fallen prey to the belief that all fat is bad fat. In reality, there are some types of fat are good for your brain, and may even help with weight loss. Do you know what kinds of fats to look for? […]

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To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

August 11, 2014 0 Comments
To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

By Betty Murray The Paleo diet is a growing trend, but is there more to this diet than other diet fads that have come and gone? What is Paleo? The Paleo diet is considered a lifestyle more than a diet. It isn’t so much about eating foods to lose weight, but eating the right food to […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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