Why Your Energy Drink Is Making You Tired

Why Your Energy Drink Is Making You Tired

When you’re feeling fatigued, you might be tempted to reach for a caffeinated beverage. But did you know that most coffee and energy drinks may actually make you feel more tired?  (Not to mention irritable!) Here’s the lowdown on why the quick fix of ...
Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

You’ve tracked your food and exercise regularly for weeks or even months, and you’re living a healthier lifestyle that you’d like to keep for the long haul. However, for many, once the holidays roll around, all of those carefully developed habits fly ...
Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Winter is nearly in full swing, so now is a great time to talk about the importance of vitamin D. Why? Because vitamin D is typically absorbed through exposure to sunlight, something that’s hard to come by when you’re bundled from head to ...