More and more we are hearing that inflammation is the root of disease, but what is inflammation & how can we avoid it? There are two types of inflammation. Acute, which is normal and occurs … [Read more...] about Three Foods You Should Avoid
First off I’d like to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! It may seem silly to be getting your cocktail recipes from us here at Dietitians of Palm Valley, but the truth is we have a drink every … [Read more...] about Holiday Cocktail Hacks
The question at hand has an easy answer, “turkey because it has tryptophan.” I think I’ve heard that statement said at least once every year on Thanksgiving day. But tryptophan is not the … [Read more...] about Which Thanksgiving food actually makes you sleepy?
Thanksgiving is all about the food, family, and fun…. but especially about the food! It’s been reported that on average, Americans tend to consume more than 4,500 calories at Thanksgiving dinner alone … [Read more...] about How many calories do you really eat at Thanksgiving dinner?
If you have ever had a happy hour turn into a hangover the next morning, you know that alcohol and working out don’t mix. BUT, can one night of drinking affect more than your pounding head in regard … [Read more...] about Is Happy Hour Wrecking your Gym Efforts?
I love to bake during the holidays. It has been a passion of my as I’ve grown up that gets to be extra special during the holiday season. Not only because it is a time when everything you bake can be … [Read more...] about Butternut Squash Oat bars
Halloween is here and you know what that means: CANDY, CANDY, CANDY! 1.) Have your CANDY, and eat it too! Restriction is the number one indicator of binging. Think of a bow and arrow. The bow … [Read more...] about Fear No More; It’s Just Candy
Coughs, sneezes, cold and flu are not fun, especially when the holidays are right around the corner. Right now ironically we are dealing with flu season, colds are being spread due to the weather … [Read more...] about Arsenal of Food vs. Arsenal of Meds
There’s a good chance you’ve heard that nitrates/nitrites are bad for your health. But some of you may have also heard that they can benefit your performance, so which is it? Let’s talk about what … [Read more...] about Are Nitrates Boosting Your Performance or Causing Cancer?
Muffins that will actually help you GAIN MUSCLE!?!? Let the weekend baking begin!!! Baking is one of my favorite things to do over the weekend. While some may say "you can't eat this or that … [Read more...] about HIGH PROTEIN CHOCOLATE MUFFINS