Genes vs. Lifestyle

By | 2017-10-17T15:32:32+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

We hear people talk about their medical conditions all the time and often say, “it’s genetic.” It’s common to feel destined for poor health because of family history. Diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer all fall under this sad category of genetic ailments. It’s true that the genes we are given from our

Nutrition Basics

By | 2017-02-23T20:42:00+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Nutrition can be extremely overwhelming, especially when you’re new to looking at food and what you’re putting in your body.  Let’s break it down.   Nutrients are divided into 2 categories: macronutrients and micronutrients.  Macronutrients are Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats.  Micronutrients are vitamins, minerals, and water.  Not all calories are created equal!  For example, 100 calories