kale benefits

4 Ways Kale Benefits Your Body

Shelly Kramer Nutrition Leave a Comment

Look at any list of superfoods, and kale is on it for sure. And yet, despite the fact that kale is clearly healthy, not everyone consumes this leafy green on a regular basis. Why? Well, let’s face it. Kale can be kind of intimidating, especially if you don’t know what to do with it. Plus, nutritious, green foods can be …

5 Superfoods You’ve Been Neglecting

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Nutrition Leave a Comment

Superfood ingredients like kale, acai, maca, and spirulina are pretty standard vocabulary now, but they haven’t always been at the forefront of every health-conscious cook’s cabinet. There are plenty of less-than-trendy foods that still deserve a spot on your plate. These foods pack a nutritional punch, and often cost less than the “it” superfood of the moment. Here are 5 …

5 Food Combinations That Pack a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

We all know that drizzling olive oil on tomatoes or lemon juice on spinach salads make for great tasting food – but what you might not know is these pairings can actually make your food healthier, too!  Certain nutrients in food are more easily absorbed when they have a sidekick, so you get more bang for your buck when you …

10 Superfoods Every Runner Needs

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health, Lifestyle Leave a Comment

Whether you’re a novice runner or training for a marathon, pounding the pavement can take a toll on your body if you’re not nourishing yourself properly. Being active, especially in a high-impact way like running, is great for your health, but it’s important to make sure you’re getting all the nutrients necessary for strong muscles, bones and more. Thankfully, it’s …

7 Superfoods for Women Over 50

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health 1 Comment

As we age, our body goes through periods of change directed in large part by hormone fluctuations. These changes effects our energy level, mood, sleep, and overall outlook. Although you can’t prevent the effects of aging, there’s plenty you can do with your diet to make sure you feel young and vibrant for as long as possible. In fact, what …

The Top Superfoods Every Breastfeeding Mom Needs

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

If you’re breastfeeding, you know that eating well is vitally important. Plenty of nutrients get passed through your breastmilk to your baby, so eating a nutrient-rich diet means you’re passing on lots of good stuff to your little one, too. There’s no blueprint for a “perfect” breastfeeding diet. The general recommendations are to take in an extra 300-500 calories per …