Health and wellness

Health and wellness are often used interchangeably, though the concepts do have some variances that deserve recognition. But what is the difference between health and wellness and how can you actively work to achieve both? Find out the pressing questions regarding wellness vs health here!

How to Make Cooking Fun

How to Make Cooking Fun

If one of your goals is to lose weight and eat better in the new year, it’s important that you have some cooking skills!

My latest blog post gives you some tips to keep it fun. To give you a sneak peek, one of those tips is not to be afraid to fail! I’ve had plenty of cooking failures, but I learn from each one and I keep trying!

best farmers market in Hawaii

Best farmers’ markets on Oahu

Farmers’ markets are a great place to buy local produce, and I frequent those on Oahu. I love to get outside to do this, and to chat with those I buy from about their products. I usually stock up on fruits and vegetables and also buy some prepared food to enjoy while I’m there. Here is a list of my favorite markets on Oahu.

Pre-workout meals for weight loss and muscle gain

Pre-workout meals for weight loss and muscle gain

I know it sounds really appealing to hit the gym and then just eat whatever you want because you have burned some calories, but it generally doesn’t work like that for weight loss! My latest blog post gives you a few of the basics when it comes to fueling your body for exercise to meet your goals.

Counting macros for beginners

Counting macros for beginners

Have you heard of macro counting? I have been seeing this pop up a lot on social media these days, as well as lots of conversation about how much carbohydrate, protein and fat we should be eating. Let’s delve into macro counting so you can better understand what it is and if it’s right for you!

healthy eaters

Four Tips for Healthy Eaters

If you have trouble keeping with the diet you are shooting for, these tips will help you stick with it. They will also help you get started if you’re wondering how to help yourself eat more of the foods that keep you healthy.

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A Registered Dietitian’s Favorite Ice Cream

Have you ever looked at the nutrition facts on all of that ice cream in the supermarket? If you have, you might know just how much added sugar, artificial flavors and colors are found in these. Here, I give you a few of my favorites so you can make a wise choice when you want something sweet!

trail mix, mix, walnut kernels

Is trail mix healthy?

Trail mix is an excellent snack, if you make a good choice. Here, I’ll give you some tips on general things to consider about trail mix, as well as possible healthy and not-so-healthy qualities of this food.