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 ...

January 9th, 2017

New-Trition: These 10 healthy trends—and four recipes—will inspire you to mix it up!

New-Trition: These 10 healthy trends will inspire you to mix it up! Check out Lisa's contribution to the January/February issue of Women's Running Magazine! Read rest of the article here: New-Trition ...

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 14th, 2016

Bone Broth: Should You Dig It?

Bone Broth: Should You Dig It? Image via FreeImages.com/Jean Scheijen by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team   As we head in to 2017, bone broth continues to lead the food trends. Wonder what it is? Is it really worth braving the farmer’s market in these cold temperatures for the expensive bones? Let’s navigate the what, the claims and the nutritional value as evidenced by research. What is bone ...