The quick answer is: it depends. Are you getting supplements that contain a potentially dangerous combination of fillers and questionable ingredients? Then yes, these might not be helping you reach your health goals… and what a waste of money! This is what happens when regulation laws aren’t … [Read more...] about Are Supplements Doing You More Harm Than Good?
(originally posted by Andrea Nakayama) When it comes to a Paleo diet, nuts can be a paramount part of the protocol. They provide us with good fats, complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber. The key minerals that nuts contain include magnesium, zinc, selenium and copper — all of … [Read more...] about Paleo Chock-Full-O-Nuts Granola
Okay, I’m just going to be honest and tell you all that I get overwhelmed sometimes with everything I think I need to do. I usually manage it pretty well, but lately I’ve had a little voice in my head that sounds something like this: “There is no way you’re going to accomplish what you need to … [Read more...] about How I’m Quieting the Voice in My Head With Minimalistic Living
If you've been loving matcha lately, you'll love this matcha latte recipe! It is creamy, with the faint bittersweet green notes of tea and a touch of vanilla. A little honey goes a long way to sweeten this latte, while collagen peptides and spirulina give it a boost of nourishment. Whip this … [Read more...] about Vanilla Bean and Matcha Tea Latté
In the last post I discussed everything carbohydrate. Now, we’re onto the next…. MACRONUTRIENT #2: Protein Proteins are made out of amino acids, which are simple organic compounds that combine to form hormones, enzymes and neurotransmitters (brain chemicals). They’re essential to life and aid in … [Read more...] about Part 3 of the MACRO-trio Plan: Healthy Fats & Proteins
When anxiety is running high, meditation can feel impossible. Thankfully, meditation isn't the only method for reducing stress and reclaiming your calm. Here are some alternatives to meditation you can learn in our Philadelphia office. You’ve heard it before. Meditation is the next big thing. … [Read more...] about Can’t Meditate? Try These Other 5 Stress Busters
This is part 2 in our series about the MACRO-trio lifestyle diet plan, brought to you by Philadelphia nutritionist Olivia Neely, RDN, LD. See part 1 in our series offering a whole-food alternative to Philadelphia weight loss! In Part 1 of this series, I introduced my lifestyle diet plan that can … [Read more...] about Part 2 of the MACRO-trio Plan: Bad, Good & Best Carbohydrates
By Olivia Neely, RDN, LD Plenty of weight loss programs in Philadelphia center on severe calorie restriction, appetite suppression through medications, and exercising 'til you drop. Introducing the MACRO-trio plan: a baseline diet that can benefit everyone, and the best part is you might need to … [Read more...] about Part 1: Finally! A simple diet plan that can benefit everyone!