April 3rd, 2017

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDE While the general recommendation is to practice yoga on an empty stomach, fasting before you practice also isn’t advisable. In fact, making sure you are adequately nourished and hydrated can mean the difference between a strong and lousy downward-facing dog. Namely, yogis opt for fluids and snacks that are easily digestible, nutrient dense ...

January 17th, 2017

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience   by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team There are many positive aspects to social media -- making new friends, expanding community, learning about subjects you care about, and getting various perspectives on the news. But unfortunately, as most of us are aware by now, there is a darker side. Every day there seems to be another story about online ...

December 30th, 2016

A Year in Review

A Year in Review     Picture courtesy Wynand van  Niekerk at freeimages.com                                                                                                                                        by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team Want the scoop on ...

December 22nd, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season   The holidays are almost here! I thought now would be the perfect time to revisit an older blog post about how to celebrate without thinking about your weight and instead just enjoying the present -- all the happiness, family and great food that comes with the holiday season. Read on for my tips on how to celebrate health and holidays during ...

December 7th, 2016

Prevent Injury In Yoga

Prevent Injury in Yoga   Photo courtesy freeimages.com/Aaron Neifer by Laura Cipullo and the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team A study recently came out that said yoga injuries are increasing, especially among the elderly, but that they are still "relatively rare." However, with the ever-increasing popularity of yoga, you need to know how to stay safe and prevent yourself from overdoing ...