dietetics, wellness

Flex(itarian) Zone

In diet culture, a lot of “facts” are presented in a very black-and-white fashion. Avocados are good for you, but white rice is bad for you. Keto will help you lose weight, no questions asked. Intermittent fasting will banish bloating forever.  The list goes on and on.  I’ve made it super clear to anyone who… Continue reading Flex(itarian) Zone

Uncategorized, wellness

Incorporating Health Into the Holidays

It’s my favorite time of the year, and if you’re reading this I’d bet there’s a good chance it’s yours too. As a self-proclaimed foodie, one of my favorite things about the holidays is obvious-the food. On the opposite end of the spectrum, as someone who tries to live healthfully 80% of the time, the… Continue reading Incorporating Health Into the Holidays


Let’s Talk Dessert

I’ve always been a HUGE dessert gal. When I was little, my favorite dessert was an oreo brownie hot fudge sundae at Dairy Queen. My aunt always jokes about the time when she asked me if she could have a bite, and I responded with “Sure, as long as you don’t take any oreo, brownie,… Continue reading Let’s Talk Dessert


Opting Out of the Food Competition

Living in a small (but lovely) town of about 400 people means there can be limited opportunities for activities to do. Because one can only go to so many movies, and I’m past the point of hanging out in the Walmart parking lot (thank God), I’ve gone out to eat a lot in my 20… Continue reading Opting Out of the Food Competition


Intuitive Eating: the Basics

On busy days, my meals consist of me throwing together a bunch of random veggies, a protein, and a carb option while I sit at my laptop and scroll mindlessly through school emails, assignment postings, and all of my Facebook groups for clubs I’m in. After what seems like 5 minutes, I look down at… Continue reading Intuitive Eating: the Basics