Food InsecurityUpdated 19 July 2022 under Health Guides.
Food insecurity is a common problem that is not often talked about. It occurs across the nation and around the world. It is possible that even if you haven’t personally […]Read more »
Pregnancy: Eating During PregnancyUpdated 4 June 2022 under Health Guides.
You may have heard that there is a special diet that you should follow when you are pregnant. While it is true that there are some foods that are best […]Read more »
Do you have any tips for dealing with sugar cravings? I have PCOS and I feel like I always crave something sweet, but this leads to me eating a lot of unhealthy things.Updated 29 April 2022 under Ask Us.
Keep in mind that there is a difference between craving something sweet and craving sugar. Sugar is a refined carbohydrate often added to foods and beverages to sweeten them and […]Read more »
I’ve heard I should take “pre workout” supplement powder before exercising to improve my performance. Is this safe?Updated 22 November 2021 under Ask Us.
There is no need to take a pre workout supplement. It’s important to remember that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t regulate the production of supplements (such as vitamins, performance […]Read more »
I heard that soy, almond, and cow’s milk aren’t that great for people with PCOS. What type(s) of milk would you consider PCOS-friendly? Thanks in advance!Updated 26 March 2021 under Ask Us.
Actually, all three of these options, in moderation, are PCOS-friendly. While there has been some discussion on whether Carrageenan, a frequent additive in alternative milks, has been linked to inflammation […]Read more »
Is it good to eat non vegetarian foods when I have my period?Updated 3 February 2021 under Ask Us.
Adolescent females have higher iron needs than guys do because of the blood loss experienced during their period. You can get iron in your diet from a variety of sources […]Read more »
Food StockUpdated 20 September 2022 under Health Guides.
There may be a circumstance where you find yourself wanting or needing to stock up on food to last for several days or weeks. Whether it is due to limited […]Read more »
How is fast food bad for people?Updated 29 January 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question! We try to encourage people not to think of food as “good” or “bad” because those are not qualities that food can really have (unless you are allergic […]Read more »
Why am I eating a lot of food? I feel like I’m gonna get fat if I keep eating a lot… Is this normal?Updated 24 September 2019 under Ask Us.
It is perfectly normal for any adolescent to feel like they are eating a lot of food. During adolescence your body is still growing and the only way it can […]Read more »
I barely feel full even after I eat. I don’t know if it’s because I’m burning more calories since I have a job so I’m on my feet all the time. I’m very worried to eat till I’m full because I’m scared, I’m going to gain lots of weight. What can I do?Updated 20 August 2019 under Ask Us.
There are a couple of different things that can affect how full you feel after you eat. Portion sizes: Do you think that you’re getting enough food? A very general […]Read more »