Bring on the Antioxidants- Week 2

The foods reintroduced in the second week of the program are what I would want to consume if I were stranded on a deserted island: nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, berry fruits, and wine. Lean protein, olive oil, and leafy greens are great for staying alive, but wine, cashews, and chocolate are worth living for!  If … Continued

Diet Improved Nutrition Program: Imperfect Choices – Week 1

It’s the middle of week 1 of the Diet Improved Nutrition Program and I’m feeling good about the food choices I am making. I know eating little to no sugar is helping to decrease inflammation and I can tell my wedding ring (and pants) are already fitting a little bit better. My breakfast smoothie is … Continued

Diet Improved Nutrition Program: Leafy Green Challenge

Katherine Mattox, RDN Today is my first day of following the Diet Improved Nutrition Program. This first week could easily be renamed the “leafy green challenge” week or “green vegetable challenge” week. Also known as “week 1” to anyone who has done the program before, this first week of clean eating is designed to quickly … Continued