the female athlete triad

The Female Athlete Triad: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Table of Contents The female athlete triad is a condition that can occur in women who are participating in sports or other physical activities. It is a combination of three interrelated health problems: low energy availability, menstrual dysfunction, and bone Read more

diarrhea in children

How to Treat Diarrhea in Children

Table of Contents Introduction Diarrhea is the body’s way of purging itself of pathogens, and most cases last a few days to a week. Diarrhea causes feces that are loose and runny. It occurs frequently and rarely causes any major Read more

mocktails

Five Holiday Mocktails to Bring on the Holiday Cheer​

Table of Contents What are Mocktails?  Mocktails are mock cocktails or those that do not contain any alochol. Any drink recipe can be modified by simply leaving the alcohol out, however, these recipes are some of the healthier mocktails.  These Read more

sugar addiction, lifestyle tips, diabetes

Beating Sugar Cravings With Diabetes

Self Management Tips from a Dietitian Table of Contents Cut off the sugar! Those are the words everyone fears hearing from a doctor, but do not they ring particularly true for someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes? The more Read more

healthy skin

5 Foods for Clear and Healthy Skin

Written by Robert Williamsing Face treatments may be tempting as we all want to experience that youthful glow but actual glow indeed comes with the right nourishment. As we age, old skin cells start shedding and replacing, which means there Read more

nutrition, ADHD

Nutrition and ADHD

The connection between what we eat, how we feel, and how we behave has been scientifically established. Extreme hunger causes physical and mental decline. It is also believed that dietary issues contribute to ADHD and other prevalent mental disorders. Some Read more

Top 10 Reasons Why Kids Hate Vegetables

It’s no secret that kids hate vegetables. Whether it’s because they’re difficult to eat, their colors are pretty inedible, or they taste gross, the kids at your house might be reluctant to eat them. Kids are known as picky eaters. Read more

Is this Hunger vs Appetite?

What distinguishes eating to sate appetite from eating to sate hunger? These two terms are frequently misused interchangeably. Let’s concentrate on tuning into our bodies today to distinguish between eating to satisfy appetite and eating to satisfy hunger. Being conscious Read more

Nutrition for Period Cramps

Most women experience some menstrual pain. For up to 15 percent, it is severe enough to interfere with work and other activities for one or more days every month. Cramps, mood swings, crappy food cravings, headaches … need I say Read more

Important Nutrients to Support Mental Health

Psychiatric drugs are usually the first line of treatment for mental health concerns in the medical community. These include antidepressants, anti-anxiety, stimulants, antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers. Although these medications have their role in mental health treatment in the short-term, recent Read more