14 Quarantine Workouts You Can Do From Home

14 Quarantine Workouts You Can Do From Home

Photo Credit: Shape Magazine Your gym or fitness studio may still be closed, but there are still plenty of effective workouts you can do from the safety of your home or in nature. Keeping up with a consistent exercise routine can significantly improve your mental...

Edamame Spaghetti with Shrimp Recipe

Edamame Spaghetti with Shrimp Recipe

By Melissa Mitri, MS, RD Photo Credit - Yummly Do you love spaghetti but don't love what it does to your waistline? If you've never tried edamame spaghetti, you're seriously missing out! Edamame spaghetti is made from edamame bean flour, and because of this it packs...

Eating Healthy While Under Quarantine

Eating Healthy While Under Quarantine

Image Credit: Myrecipes.com Establishing healthy eating habits and limiting stress eating in the best of circumstances can be a challenge, let alone eating healthy while under quarantine. In the current world we’re living in, it may seem even harder to make nutrition...

Easy Chicken Rice Soup – Stove Top

Easy Chicken Rice Soup – Stove Top

By Melissa Mitri, MS, RD Warm, nourishing soups are a favorite in our house, especially right now during the quarantine. This stove-top easy chicken rice soup will be sure to make these tough days a little bit brighter! We usually use the crock pot when making soups,...

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Store Run

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Store Run

The good news is a little organization and planning can help lessen the anxiety of grocery shopping. This article discusses tips on how to make the most out of pantry items you already have to create healthy meals, maximize your grocery store run, and stay as safe as possible.

How Physical Activity Can Help You Make Better Food Choices

How Physical Activity Can Help You Make Better Food Choices

If you’ve been struggling to get on the healthy eating bandwagon, increasing your physical activity may be a good place to start. Here are a few ways how engaging in more physical activity can help you to make better food choices.

10 Healthier Sweet Treats to Eat

10 Healthier Sweet Treats to Eat

When I surveyed my audience recently, one of the biggest eating struggles (especially right now during the quarantine!) experienced is more frequent sugar cravings. First, I want to mention it is totally NORMAL to crave sweets when you’re feeling emotional. It doesn’t...

10 Ways to Manage Quarantine Stress & Prevent Overeating

10 Ways to Manage Quarantine Stress & Prevent Overeating

Photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash We are all feeling the effects of the Coronavirus in some way, shape or form. Whether you are home quarantined with your family, live alone, or are continuing to work out of the home, we all have added stressors and uncertainties that...

Are Carbs Bad?

Are Carbs Bad?

Do you feel out of control if you eat carbs, think they're bad for you, or fear you'll gain weight if you have too much? Are you afraid to allow yourself to eat carbs because of this? Carbs, or carbohydrates, are often thought of as the “bad guy” of the 3...

Food and Your Mood – Is There a Connection?

Food and Your Mood – Is There a Connection?

Do you often turn to food for comfort when you’re tired, bored, stressed, or anxious? If you do this regularly, you are not alone.  In fact, the majority of the time we are eating we are not necessarily hungry, but are eating for emotional reasons.  It’s important to...

Hi and welcome! My name is Melissa and I’m a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist specialized in sustainable weight loss for women.

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