By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine February is heart health month so over the next few weeks we’ll be giving you helpful suggestions and information on how to live a heart healthy lifestyle. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. There are numerous … Continue reading Heart Health Month: Identifying The Risk Factors Of Heart Disease
By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD Fresh 'N Fit CuisineThe average person eats more than 3,400 mg of sodium a day. However, the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends having 2,300 mg a day. According to the American Heart Association, 70% of the sodium Americans eat comes from packaged, prepared and restaurant foods, not … Continue reading Shake The Habit: How To Lower Your Sodium Intake
By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD, Fresh 'N Fit Cuisine Are you trying to eat less carbs? It can sometimes be tough trying to come up with healthy alternatives for foods with a high carb count. Here’s a list of some great substitutes! And trust me…you won’t even miss the carbs. Spaghetti Squash or Zucchini … Continue reading 5 Quick & Easy Low Carb Swaps
By: Julia Lott, RD, LD, MS, Fresh 'N Fit CuisineAre you considering a low carb diet? Eating low carb means limiting starchy vegetables, grains and sugar intake. How many carbs you should have daily really depends on your calorie needs. Generally speaking, low carb means getting 20% or less of your calories from carbs. Protein … Continue reading Low Carb Diet: Is It Right For Me?
By: Julia Lott, MS, RD, LD The holidays are right around the corner. This means spending time with family and friends, spending time cooking and baking as well as attending gatherings. Most holiday celebrations are centered on traditional foods; Thanksgiving usually has turkey and all the sides, a customary Hanukkah menu celebrates the miracle of … Continue reading Staying Healthy During The Holidays
Does the thought of Sunday meal prep cause you to get anxious? Shopping, washing, chopping, planning and preparing your food just send you over the edge? You have goals and macros you must hit daily but you’re not sure you can handle all that comes with getting there? Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine is here to … Continue reading Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine Nutrition Coaches: The Benefits Of A Meal Plan
There can be several benefits to eating gluten free foods. Gluten can sometimes cause inflammation, fatigue, and worsen autoimmune disorders. Gluten is found in grains such as bulgur, semolina, and spelt. However, you can find gluten hidden in many different types of packaged foods; for example, dressings, sauces, and gravy. Some individuals who avoid gluten … Continue reading Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine Nutrition Coaches: Considering A Gluten Free Diet?
A vegetarian diet means consuming foods only from plants; which means fruits, vegetables, legumes, (beans and peas), grains seeds and nuts. Some vegetarians (lacto vegetarians) will consume cheese and other dairy products. In addition, lacto-ovo vegetarians will consume eggs. Eating a vegetarian diet can be very healthy. It is low in cholesterol, high in fiber, … Continue reading Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine Nutrition Coaches: Considering A Vegetarian Diet?
By: Natalie Logan, RD, LD No matter where you are in your fitness journey we can’t stress how important it is to keep moving! The older we get the more we tend to slow down and not be as active. Maybe you don’t get to play sports like you did in high school or college. … Continue reading Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine’s Dietitian Corner: Just Keep Moving!
By: Natalie Logan, RD LD, Fresh 'N Fit Cuisine Finding balance can be tough these days with so many demands from work, home, and family to name a few. We’re not getting any younger and we all know that things definitely don’t get any easier! Taking charge of your health is a big part of … Continue reading Finding Balance in The Workplace