Eat Right: Food should make you feel good

Food is a big part of our lives. We celebrate with special meals, we connect with friends over lunch, we plan a week’s worth of dinners for our families. But at it’s root, food is fuel to help our bodies work. We need the energy, nutrients and vitamins food provides. “The foods we eat should…

Hot Nutrition Tips (Part I)

Nutrition has never been so hot. According to Elizabeth Somer, registered dietitian and author of “Eat Your Way to Sexy,” recent research has enhanced the field of nutrition. From vitamins to oats, check out some of the recent findings. Hot Discovery #1: Vitamin D works far beyond its role as a bone-builder Last year marked…

How to Stay Happy and Energized This Winter

The long winter months can often leave you feeling sluggish and sad, as you’re more likely to be cooped up in the house and receive less sunlight. Elizabeth Somer, registered dietitian and author of “Food & Mood,” calls these feelings the winter blues, something more than 25 million Americans experience. Some things Elizabeth suggests you…

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Nutrition Goals

Sticking to diet resolutions in the New Year is not always the easiest task, but learning what foods are full of essential nutrients is a great place to start. In her book “Eat Your Way to Sexy,” registered dietitian Elizabeth Somer says you should increase exercise, not cut calories further, if you’re having a hard…