Jinan Banna

Jinan Banna, PhD, RD is the founder of Jinan Banna LLC and an Associate Professor of Nutrition at the University of Hawaii. Her research interest is in obesity prevention. Jinan helps working women to lose weight so that they can feel confident and energetic by offering free information on her blog, as well as nutrition coaching. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Doctorate in Nutritional Biology. She is also a registered dietitian.

Four ways to make cooking fun

Four ways to make cooking fun

If you’re trying to lose weight, hopefully you’re doing some of the cooking yourself!
I like to cook for myself to know what goes into my food and to have a little more control than I do at restaurants.
I outline four ways to make cooking fun.

Brunch party ideas

Brunch party ideas

Hosting a brunch party is one of the things I like the most! I love to try out new recipes and get friends’ input on the food.

If you are looking for inspiration for your next brunch, check out all these brunch party ideas from registered dietitians on my blog! The great thing about recommendations from dietary experts is that many of these recipes are pretty nutritious.

healthy lifestyle tips

10 healthy lifestyle tips

It’s a difficult balance sometimes trying to juggle health and wellness with a busy life.

To help bring you back to the important areas of focus when it comes to staying healthy, I’ve put together 10 tips for a healthy lifestyle.

Components of Food

Components of Food

It’s really important to understand what makes up the food you eat. You’ve probably heard that your body needs nutrients to survive. Food is a source of nutrients, and different foods have different nutritional content. In this post, I will give you lots of information about the six classes of nutrients, where we find them, and why we need them.

8 tips for healthy eating

8 tips for healthy eating

As a dietitian, I’ve heard it again and again: “Why does healthy eating have to be so hard?” People really struggle with eating the right food for health, and of course also struggle with eating to maintain their weight. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be so complicated, though! To help you with some of the …

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Overcoming Health Challenges of Working From Home

Overcoming Health Challenges of Working From Home

Lots of people are working from home these days. When you’re at home, and you’re trying to balance running a household with getting through a list of tasks, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of health and wellbeing. In this guide, I’ll offer some top tips to help you boost your health while you’re working from home.