Fresh vs. Frozen Produce: Which Is Healthier?

January 10, 2019 |

If you only buy fresh produce when you visit the store, you may be missing out on some healthy and nutritious options. Many frozen produce items can be just as good, if not better, than their fresh counterparts when it comes to quality, nutrients, cost, and shelf-life. Be sure to include a mix of fresh

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How Balancing Your Hormones Can Help You Lose Weight

January 5, 2019 |

Your body is complex and is always trying to keep itself balanced and functioning correctly. Utilizing a variety of chemical interactions involving your brain, hormones, nervous system, endocrine system, and fat cells, it regulates internal systems including appetite, weight, and when to start and stop eating. If these interactions are off or imbalanced, it can

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How Much Sugar Should You Be Eating?

December 27, 2018 |

Nationally, we are eating more sugar than necessary. Our current intake levels come out to about 20 bags of sugar per person, per year. Consuming all this extra sugar has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, cavities, obesity, and more. Reducing your overall sugar intake is beneficial, but how? Read the Label to Learn How

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Winter Dehydration Facts

December 17, 2018 |

It’s easy to realize when you’re dehydrated in the summer. Sweating and thirst are a good indicator of when you need more liquid, and there are many warnings about heat stroke. However, winter dehydration is just as dangerous and not as well known. Why Is It So Easy to Get Dehydrated in The Winter? When

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Does Eating Late Cause Weight Gain?

December 10, 2018 |

You may have heard that eating at night makes you gain weight. In fact, a common idea is that you shouldn’t eat anything after 8 pm. The truth is, when you eat doesn’t matter as much as what you eat. Read on to find out more. How Eating Affects Your Circadian Rhythm – The thought

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Everything You Needed to Know About Saturated Fats

December 5, 2018 |

Fats help to provide us with energy. In the past, doctors had advised avoiding eating fats, but have now realized that some types are good for us. Along with energy, fat helps to insulate our organs, absorb vitamins, and help us feel fuller for longer. There are three types of fat available through our diet:

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Ten Foods to Maintain Good Eye Health

November 27, 2018 |

You may assume that poor eyesight is just a part of getting older. Living a healthy lifestyle and eating foods to boost your eye health can help reduce your future risk of eye health issues. Browse our list of the ten best foods to help your eyes and be sure to start including these in

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Choosing the Right Nutrition Course

November 17, 2018 |

There are many different options available when deciding to study nutrition and finding the right one that meets your needs can be difficult. There are various study methods, support available, and qualifications to choose. So, how do you decide which course is best for you? Here are our top tips. Your Reason for Studying –

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Healthy Portable Snacks to Bring to Work

November 10, 2018 |

During your shift, it’s common to get hungry every so often. In these situations, having healthy snacks on hand can help you get through the day. These snacks are a great option for your work breaks, as they require nothing more than a fridge or microwave or can even be kept in your desk. Hummus

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November 5, 2018 |

The excitement is building…every day we are closer to the big rollout of the Edison Institute of Nutrition’s online learning portal. Hooray it’s almost ready! The new Edison Institute of Nutrition online website will allow students the ability to learn from a distance with ease. The new site is fast and stress-free to navigate, even

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