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Contributor Bios

Meet Willow and Stephanie

Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are registered dietitians and the dynamic duo behind…

Meet Jennifer Grayeb

Jennifer Grayeb, also known as “She’s a Fit Chick,” is a certified personal trainer and healthy…

Latest articles

Five Foods That are Not as Healthy as They Sound

Multi-Grain Bread: It may sound healthy, but bread and other baked goods with this name, or a version of it (7-grain, 12-grain, etc.) are often refined and not 100% whole grain. The “multi” refers to the fact that there is more than one grain used; however, the grains used are often refined grains. Whenever you see multi-grain, or any other name that isn’t “100% whole wheat/grain”, be sure to check the ingredients list first. If the first word of the flours used isn’t “whole”, as in “whole grain” or “whole wheat flour”, it’s not a completely whole grain food. Refined…

Interview With: Sharon Palmer RDN, the Plant Powered Dietitian™

You probably know that you should eat more veggies. Getting at least 2 1/2 - 3 cups of veggies per day is what’s recommended for optimal health, but most people don’t quite meet the mark. To help, we interviewed our friend Sharon Palmer, RDN, a registered dietitian and nutritionist who has great advice on packing more veggies into your diet in tasty and easy ways. Her new book, “Plant-Powered for Life”, is loaded with 125 veggie-packed recipes. You can find out more about Sharon, all of her books, and her delicious recipes on her website. Read on for Sharon’s veggie…

Building a Healthy & Convenient Salad

BeeWell for Life® registered dietitian, Willow, discusses the simplest way to build a healthy salad for at home or on-the-go. Watch the video below . . .     http://youtu.be/7edsjmub3LI?list=PLA55A92A88581B77E  

Diet Hip or Hype: Carb Cycling

We were recently out with friends when someone mentioned that they could eat carbs that evening because it was their “carb day”. They were following an eating method called carbohydrate cycling with the goal of losing weight. This piqued our curiosity about carb cycling as a method to boost weight loss. Here’s what you should know:   The Basics: The concept of carb cycling seems to have originated in the body building world, where people would eat more carbohydrate rich foods on days they worked out and skip higher carb foods on rest days (i.e. eating less than 100 grams…

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