Tag: nutritionists

9. Exercise Resources

Your Exercise Toolbox
With a little searching, you probably can find many physical activity experts and community resources to help you on your fitness journey. Whether it’s an exercise class to inspire you or a personal trainer to give you one-on-one instruction, there are a lot of options. Community fitness programs,

UHN Blog: What Is Nutrition? Our Practical Diet Guide Explains

UHN Blog: What Is Nutrition? Our Practical Diet Guide Explains

The term “nutrition” has a variety of definitions, some more scientific than others. For the purposes of this blog, my answer to “What is nutrition?” is simple: the foods and beverages you consume to keep your body healthy and functioning. The nutrients in those foods and beverages are what provide you

How to Find a Good Doctor: Integrative Medicine Doctors Are Best

How to Find a Good Doctor: Integrative Medicine Doctors Are Best

Finding a good doctor near your home can be a daunting task – especially if you are looking for a physician who will support your own “natural medicine” beliefs of limited pharmaceuticals, treating the root cause, and using nutrition and other natural therapies as the first line of attack on

4. A Closer Look at Key Nutrients

Your Diet Vs. Chronic Disease
It’s estimated that half of all U.S. adults—about 117 million people—suffer from preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Shifting to healthier eating patterns that contain the nutrients your heart and brain require can help bring about lasting improvements in individual health, according to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for

Newsbriefs: Omega-3s; Fiber; Oats

Omega-3s decrease risk of heart disease.
Increasing your consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, found in seafood and fish oil, flaxseed, vegetable oils, and some nuts, will decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to a recent study by Penn State nutritionists. Omega-3 fatty acids derived from seafood contain heart-healthy eicosapentaenoic

How to Use a Calorie Counter

How to Use a Calorie Counter

What’s the best way to lose weight? Nutritionists often recommend reducing the number of calories consumed. As such, an online calorie counter can be extremely helpful. Today’s technology—computers, the Internet, smartphones—helps make calorie-counting an easy task.
One key to counting calories is to use reliable sources of information. Equally important

Memory Maximizers: Trans Fats; Blood Pressure

Memory Maximizer: Avoid Trans Fats for a Better Memory
Trans fats may help preserve foods, but they appear to do the opposite for memory function. A new study suggests that consumption of these unhealthy fats, found primarily in processed foods, is associated with memory impairment. Research involving 645 healthy participants found

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