Happy International Coffee Day

Today is International Coffee Day. Last year, Americans consumed 88.8 gallons of coffee per capita with the average coffee drinker consuming 3 cups per day. Luckily, coffee offers several health benefits. Research has linked coffee consumption with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Those who drink more than six or seven cups of … Continue reading Happy International Coffee Day

Celebrate National Taco Day

Attention taco lovers: National Taco Day is on October 4th. Last year, Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos. That equals 775 million pounds, which is the weight of two Empire State Buildings. You can celebrate this year while making a few simple changes to make your tacos nutritious, yet still tasty. Skip the chips. Tortilla … Continue reading Celebrate National Taco Day

Mindfulness: building a better relationship with your food

Food, nutrition, body image, and self-acceptance are intricately and sometimes complexly intertwined. Our busy lifestyles can blur our relationship with food. We are often so hurried that breakfast gets skipped or eaten on the way to work, lunch disappears in front of a computer screen, and we are lucky if dinner is at a real … Continue reading Mindfulness: building a better relationship with your food