August 29, 2014

About Intern Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a Registered Dietetic Technician, who graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.S. in Dietetics and Biomedical Sciences. She has always enjoyed eating, baking, flipping through cook books, watching cooking shows.... and well, just about anything that involves FOOD!! After seeing the improvements in her own life from eating a healthy diet and participating in regular exercise, she knew she wanted to pursue a career that would allow her to help others make the same healthy changes! She looks forward to sharing with you the nutrition information she has learned throughout her schooling, while also incorporating her own tips & tricks that will allow you to use this information in your everyday life.

Love Your Food Day #4: Showing All Foods Some Love

It’s day 3 of our Love Your Food series! How are you doing? Are you loving the food you eat today? Be sure to get caught up on Days 1-3 before reading today’s article. Perhaps it was in a quest for organization that foods got divided into  “good” and “bad” categories. Unfortunately, the world of […]

Finding the Balance Between Sleep and Physical Activity

We’ve all been there before. It’s [insert ridiculously early time here] in the morning and you have to make the decision to sleep or workout. You’re comfortable  warm, and cozy in your bed. Waking up would not only require getting out of that comfort zone, but also missing out on valuable sleep.  On one hand, getting […]

Eating Healthy While Traveling

People travel for all sorts of reasons. They may be taking a family vacation, traveling for work, or just visiting friends and family. While being on the road can be fun and all, it’s often difficult to eat a well-balanced diet when you’re always on the go.  Although sticking to a healthy diet may not […]

Creamy Avocado Hummus

It’s football season and you know what that means- game day snackin’! Although there’s plenty of variety when it comes to a fully-loaded Super Bowl feast, game day and dips just seem to go hand in hand naturally.  Unfortunately, nutritious dips aren’t always the first to arrive at the party.  Thankfully there are plenty of […]

Intern Elizabeth’s New Year’s Resolution: To Become More Organized

Need a little help setting a resolution that will last this year? We’re here to help! Throughout the month we will be sharing healthy resolutions from our team members, community members, and a few nutrition and health experts along the way. Want to share your New Year’s resolution with us? Send us your answers to the questions below and we’ll share your resolution with […]

Healthy Eating on the Weekend

Sticking to a healthy eating plan isn’t always easy… especially on the weekend!  After all, when you’ve been good all week long don’t you deserve to indulge on the weekends?  Does that thought process sound familiar?  We’re all about indulging every now and then, as long as it’s kept in moderation.  Oh there’s that pesky […]

Crazy Fitness Trends: What Would You Do to Get in Shape?

You may have heard before that you need to frequently change up your workout routine.  This is not only so you don’t get bored with what you’re doing, but also to continually challenge your body to improve.  Luckily, there is plenty of variety offered in the world of fitness these days.  Some of the classes […]

How to Keep Your Eating Plan on Target with a Little Honest Thinking

Most people don’t like to think of themselves as a liar.  Yet if you take into account all the little ‘white lies’ we tell ourselves about our diet, we may be far more dishonest than we’d like to admit. This is a shame too because even the best eating plan in the world will fail […]

The Joys and Benefits of Peppermint!

The presence of peppermint seems to increase around this time of year.  It is featured in seasonal beverages at coffee shops.  It is used to flavor baked goods for gift giving.  And of course, we can’t forget about candy canes that are traditionally flavored using this minty extract.  You may be very familiar with the […]

The Power of Positive Thinking

Living a healthy lifestyle is no simple task.  Actually, that’s probably the biggest understatement ever.  Living healthfully is FAR from being a simple task- it’s just down right difficult.  It’s often hard to find the time for physical activity, eating a balanced diet, and on top of all of that STILL manage to do the other […]