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A Guide to the Gut Brain Axis
We’ve talked about how important it is to maintain good digestive health before, but you’d be surprised just how essential that really is. Making sure your digestive system is in good health goes beyond just how food moves through your...
What is Food Insecurity?
Food - one of the four basic needs for human survival.  But what if you or your family can’t afford or access safe, healthy food? Food insecurity happens when food is limited, nutritionally inadequate, unsafe, or cannot be acquired in a socially acceptable way.1 Severity of food insecurity is broken down on the Food...
Body Positivity Tool Kit
With the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, we are greeted by warmer weather, longer days, and more time to spend outdoors. Often this involves visiting the beach, days by the pool, hiking, and moving our bodies more. While...
The Truth About Detoxing
Summer is here! While we may see summer as a time for adventure and a sense of freedom, many companies view the summer months as a time to capitalize on our insecurities. Marketing ploys during the summer months make us...
Men's Health Week
Last month we celebrated Women’s Health Week. Nutrition for Longevity took that time to highlight the importance of prioritizing the health of the extraordinary women in our lives. Now what better way to keep the party going than to celebrate...
How To: Safely Pack a Summer-Friendly Cooler
When the weather gets warmer it's a sign to start spending less time inside and more time outside. It’s the time of year when we start preparing our favorite summer snacks and meals that only feel right in warm weather....
World Environment Day
World Environment Day this year is June 5, 2021! But what is it? Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Program, World Environment Day has been a staple platform for raising awareness of a variety of environmental issues since 1974. Different countries around...
National Fruit and Vegetable Month
The month of June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month. This campaign helps bring awareness to the health benefits that are associated with eating a variety of fruits and veggies with the overarching goal for Americans to increase their consumption of produce....
How to Stay Motivated with New Healthy Habits
Understanding Habits  Naturally, we are creatures of habits. Whether we realize it or not, many of our days revolve around the same routine. Forming a routine can help us to stay organized and driven. Webster’s Dictionary defines a habit as...
Food as Medicine
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”, is a popular quote from Hippocrates, known as the father of Western medicine. Using food as medicine is not a new concept, in fact, this quote was said over 2500...
BMI - Body Mass ... What?
We have all heard the term BMI, but do we know what that means, how to calculate it and whether it’s a good indicator of health status? We are here to break it down for you. What Is It BMI...
The Longevity Diet: Aging
Rounding out our Longevity Diet series, let's recap the Longevity Diet, explore why it was developed and link it to aging and chronic disease!    What is the Longevity Diet and how was it developed? The start of Dr. Longo’s...
The Longevity Diet: Protein
Have you ever wondered what causes people to age? What can we do to make us age healthy? What should I eat to live a longer, healthier life? If any of these questions resonate with you, there’s constant research being...
The Longevity Diet: Carbs
Carbohydrates are one of the most controversial concepts in today’s diet culture but why are they given such a bad rap? As a main source of fuel for our bodies, they shouldn’t be demonized; they should be embraced! Let’s talk...
Reduce Your Food Waste
Spring has sprung and Earth Day has come and gone.  Nutrition for Longevity believes that we should treat every day like Earth Day! What better way to keep celebrating our planet than to make a conscious effort to reduce our food...
Navigating an Ingredient Panel
Now more than ever people are becoming more health conscious by taking charge of their nutrition and what is put into their bodies. It can be extremely rewarding to make healthful food choices that can leave us feeling our absolute...
The Longevity Diet: Macros
Here at Nutrition for Longevity, we strive to provide you with meals that are well-balanced, nutritious, and of course, delicious! But what makes us so special and why is the Longevity Diet so beneficial to our health? Let’s talk about...
Improving Gut Health
Gut health may not be the first thing on our minds when we sit down to eat. However, our gut health plays a role in our everyday health. Proper gut health is an essential factor in how we feel every...
Conquering Quarantine Weight Gain
This time last year, the world began to shut down. Gyms emptied, offices closed, and our favorite restaurants became “take out” only. Our routines turned upside down, and it became hard to keep track of the days. A population that...
Staying Motivated
  Working from home is not easy. You don’t get to see your colleagues as often, you may not be reporting to an office and you are probably sitting in front of your computer for a majority of the day....
National Nutrition Month
  March is a highly notable month in the nutrition community. It marks the beginning of National Nutrition Month. What is National Nutrition Month? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created this annual campaign to promote nutrition information and education...