Macro and Micronutrients
The term “macro” is short for macronutrient. Macronutrients are the energy-giving components of food that fuel our body. They include carbohydrates, protein, and fat; this is where your dietary calories come from.
Cooking with Healthy Fats
This week is all about cooking. We want people to feel empowered in the kitchen. No need to be a master chef, just feel competent to prepare meals that you find nutritious and delicious. But we know, that’s easier said than done.
Gut Health Effects on Skin, Weight Loss, and Immunity
More Salt, Please
“The salt of the earth.” “Worth one’s salt.” “Salt away” savings. These age-old expressions illustrate the value humans have placed on salt for eons. More recently, however, salt has gone from something treasured to something feared.
Inflammation Out of the Kitchen
This week we are working towards making low-carb, anti-inflammatory meals next week (and there after). It’s gonna require some changes. And will result in delicious and nourishing foods being a staple of your everyday.
Your Cycle and Nutrition
The food you eat and your menstrual cycle have a complementary relationship. Your diet can affect how your reproductive system functions, while menstruation affects your need and use of micronutrients (i.e. vitamins and minerals).