Real Food Roundup: Some favorite tips, tricks, and recipes by this year’s challengers

I am so proud of all of our Challengers who just completed our Real Food, Real Fit! program and the successes they achieved in just a matter of weeks. The Challenge was meant to be a re-set for the body and mind through improved digestive function and nutritional status using only whole foods. Only 6…

Titan Student Athlete Nutrition

If you're an athlete (or a parent of one), please take a few minutes to listen in on some ways you can improve your health status and overall performance in your sport through optimal nutrition in my Student Athlete Nutrition Guidelines presentation.  If you haven't already, make sure to pick up a copy of our Student Athlete Nutrition Guidelines  the…

My 80/20 Practice and Weekly Meat-free Rotation Ritual

Words I live by. Many ask me about my personal dietary pattern and Michael Pollan’s words sum it up. I eat real, whole, unprocessed foods 80-90% of the time. This eating pattern provides my body with sufficient nourishment to process 10-20% of my diet that might be less than optimal. People always automatically assume that I…

Variation is Key to a Balanced Diet

In a previous post, There’s no single right way to eat, but incorporating more whole foods is a good place to start! I discussed the benefits of whole foods and introduced an easy self-assessment tool you could use to get started. Now it takes some time and experimentation but once you've figured out what specific foods work for…

There’s no single right way to eat, but incorporating more whole foods is a good place to start!

Nutrition is a broad and continually evolving topic, and with all the media attention paid to fad diets and quick weight-loss schemes, and with all the food and health blogs out there, it can feel very overwhelming to sift through all the information to determine what works, what doesn’t, what’s real, what’s bogus. Now you…