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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...
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...
Summer Skin Care
Our skin endures a lot. As the outermost protective layer for our bodies, maintaining our skin’s integrity is essential. With summer upon us, more time in the sun, means more possibility for skin damage. While we may buy products that...
The Benefits of Beans
It's no secret that here at Nutrition for Longevity (N4L), we love beans. Beans have always played an essential role in the diet, as legumes were among the first plants cultivated and embraced by many cultures. Throughout many of the...
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? Nutrition for Longevity is here to break it down for you. What Is...
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! Choose Nutrition for Longevity when it comes to your need for healthy meal plans. What is the...
Women's Health Week
This year (maybe more than any other) women have taken on the world. The pandemic has turned life upside down for many across the country, testing every fiber of a woman’s strength and stamina in extraordinary ways. Women have been...
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...
Ways to Celebrate Mom
Mother’s Day is a special day we take time to celebrate and honor our moms. As we celebrate moms, this is also an opportunity to celebrate the mother figures in our lives as well. These mother figures can be Step-Moms,...
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...
How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Over the past couple of years there has been a lot of emphasis on reducing your carbon footprint through every day actions. Many environmental experts recommend walking or biking more to reduce carbon emissions, being conscious of leaving water running...
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...
Ethical Omnivore
Omnivore Have you ever wondered what the original human diet was composed of? Over the years, the human diet has evolved drastically from where it first derived. The term for this diet is the omnivore diet. With the ever-changing trends...