Lifestyle Tips for Managing Gestational Diabetes

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Gestational Diabetes

diabetesHannah Borland
Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a type of diabetes that can develop particularly during the 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy due to various physiol...
Lifestyle Tips for Managing Hypertension

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Hypertension

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Blood pressure allows your heart to pump oxygen and nutrient-rich blood out to the rest of your body for vital functions. Blood pressure fluctuates...
Lifestyle Tips for Managing Heart Health

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Heart Health

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Your heart is responsible for delivering blood to all parts of your body. Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart to nourish the cells...
Lifestyle Tips for Managing Diabetes

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Diabetes

diabetesHannah Borland
Diabetes is a chronic endocrine disorder affecting your ability to turn food you consume into energy and maintain your blood sugar levels. When you...
How much vitamin D do we need a day?

How much vitamin D do we need a day?

dietHannah Borland
This article has been written and reviewed by a Registered Dietitian, Samantha Cassetty. Vitamin D needs vary by age. Adults require 600 IUs per d...
How much protein do we actually need?

How much protein do we actually need?

dietHannah Borland
This article has been written and reviewed by a Registered Dietitian, Samantha Cassetty. There are two ways to look at protein needs–there’s the a...
4 foods that "sneakily" have a lot of plant-based protein

4 foods that "sneakily" have a lot of plant-based protein

foodHannah Borland
Soy milk. A cup of plain, unsweetened soy milk has 8 grams of protein, which is the same amount as a cup of milk. Generally, plant-based milk, suc...
4 Tips for a Happy (and Healthy) Halloween

4 Tips for a Happy (and Healthy) Halloween

nutritionHannah Borland
 Halloween only comes around once a year, so while it’s perfectly okay to indulge a little, there are some ways to approach the holiday to help you...
Important Nutrients in your 50's & 60's - Performance Kitchen

Important Nutrients in your 50's & 60's

dietHannah Borland
Of course, you want to meet your daily requirements for all vitamins and minerals, regardless of your age. However, certain nutrients may be especi...
Important Nutrients in your 30's & 40's - Performance Kitchen

Important Nutrients in your 30's & 40's

dietHannah Borland
Of course, you want to meet your daily requirements for all vitamins and minerals, regardless of your age. However, certain nutrients may be especi...
7 Foods to Make You More Productive - Performance Kitchen

7 Foods to Make You More Productive

foodHannah Borland
Think about a day in the last week when you were most productive. Now ask yourself, what did you have to eat for breakfast and lunch that day? Wha...
12 Foods to Help Protect Your Heart - Performance Kitchen

12 Foods to Help Protect Your Heart

foodHannah Borland
Eating for a healthy heart means filling your plate with heart-healthy foods, like fruits and vegetables, increasing fiber intake, eating fish a f...
What is Keto? - Performance Kitchen

What is Keto?

dietHannah Borland
Since Mark Sisson’s 2017 best-selling book, The Keto Reset Diet hit shelves, there’s been a tremendous buzz around “eating keto” and an accompanyi...
Why Is Protein So Important? - Performance Kitchen

Why Is Protein So Important?

nutritionHannah Borland
Protein is an essential micronutrient that helps build and maintain muscle. It can come from animal sources (poultry, fish, meat) or plant sources...
What’s So Great About Whole Grains? - Performance Kitchen

What’s So Great About Whole Grains?

nutritionHannah Borland
While many of us were raised on refined (white) bread, rice, and pasta, whole grains are an important consideration when it comes to getting balan...
6 Reasons Why We’re Using Avocado Oil - Performance Kitchen

6 Reasons Why We’re Using Avocado Oil

nutritionHannah Borland
Avocados have a well-earned reputation as a superfood, given that they boast antioxidants, Omega-3s, magnesium, potassium, fiber, A, B, C, D, E, a...
Why Should You Care About Controlling Sodium and Sugar? - Performance Kitchen

Why Should You Care About Controlling Sodium and Sugar?

nutritionHannah Borland
One of our core values is that convenience shouldn’t have to cost you your health. Yet a stroll through your typical grocery aisle reveals an abun...
Eating to Perform Your Best - Performance Kitchen

Eating to Perform Your Best

fitnessHannah Borland
We all strive to be our best each day, but it can be a struggle to consistently meet this goal on a regular basis. No matter how you define pe...
Eating for a Better Night’s Sleep: Why It Matters - Performance Kitchen

Eating for a Better Night’s Sleep: Why It Matters

nutritionHannah Borland
Everyone could use more sleep. In fact, nearly half of American adults don’t get the recommended seven to nine hours a night. Growing research sug...
How the Mediterranean Diet Can Make College Life Easier - Performance Kitchen

How the Mediterranean Diet Can Make College Life Easier

dietHannah Borland
College is a time of self-discovery. For many students, this includes learning who you are away from home, defining a career path, and meeting peo...
Be a Better Athlete: 5 Nutrition Tips - Performance Kitchen

Be a Better Athlete: 5 Nutrition Tips

fitnessHannah Borland
Throughout my years as a sports nutritionist the focus on nutrition has grown. Healthy eating is now a well-recognized, critical strategy for opti...
Ask a Dietitian: Potassium, Omegas, Soy, and More - Performance Kitchen

Ask a Dietitian: Potassium, Omegas, Soy, and More

dietHannah Borland
Disclaimer:This article is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagno...
Managing Diabetes: Dietary Factors & Blood Sugar Regulation - Performance Kitchen

Managing Diabetes: Dietary Factors & Blood Sugar Regulation

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Disclaimer: This article is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, dia...
Why Are These Athletes Following Plant-Based Diets? - Performance Kitchen

Why Are These Athletes Following Plant-Based Diets?

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Original Author: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN You’re likely hearing about plant-based eating patterns everywhere as they’re more popular than e...
How to Balance Work, Nutrition, and Life as a New Parent - Performance Kitchen

How to Balance Work, Nutrition, and Life as a New Parent

nutritionHannah Borland
Life as a new parent can be crazy! There are sleepless nights, round-the-clock feeding schedules, postpartum recovery for moms, adapting to an exp...
4 Ways Frozen Food is More Efficient - Performance Kitchen

4 Ways Frozen Food is More Efficient

foodHannah Borland
What matters to you most during meal planning? Is it the ease of preparation, the affordability, the flavor, or the nutrition density? When it com...
Support Your Immune System with Balanced Nutrition - Performance Kitchen

Support Your Immune System with Balanced Nutrition

nutritionHannah Borland
Disclaimer: This article is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, dia...
What Does "Food Is Medicine" Really Mean? - Performance Kitchen

What Does "Food Is Medicine" Really Mean?

nutritionHannah Borland
Let’s start prescribing food as medicine Let's start prescribing food as medicine. While food cannot replace medication entirely, food can be a ...
Maternity Health 101: Vitamins, Minerals, Meals, and More - Performance Kitchen

Maternity Health 101: Vitamins, Minerals, Meals, and More

nutritionHannah Borland
With all the misinformation out there about food and nutrition, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed about making sure you are getting the right nutrient...
What’s Up with Our Gut? - Performance Kitchen

What’s Up with Our Gut?

nutritionHannah Borland
A simple definition of Gut Health: Gut health is defined as achieving the gut bacterial balance with optimal nutrient digestion and absorption t...