Hydrate To Feel Great This Summer

Electrolytes –  What are they really?  Electrolytes are not just for professional athletes.  Nope, they’re essential for survival, cell function, and well being.  Pretty much they help with everything from fluid balance and nerve transmission to heart function and muscle contractions.  Read: they are VERY important. The good news is that healthy bodies do a pretty great job maintaining electrolyte …

Greens Powders – Worth the hype?

Greens powders that promise a wide range of health benefits seem to be popping up everywhere. So, what’s the deal with this new wellness “trend”? Let us break it down for you. Athletic Greens and other similar greens powders are supplements containing vegetable and fruit powders, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and supplemental vitamins and minerals. While this list seems incredible, there …

Tea Up for Spring!

Spring has sprung and we are psyched! At Real Nutrition we naturally find ourselves craving bright, crisp and hydrating ingredients that make us feel ALIVE and lighter on our feet! Another seasonal side effect we’ve noticed is we lean a little harder on tea instead of coffee for energy and health boosting benefits! Tea is an easy and tasty way …

Bye bye winter, hello freezer!

March is National Nutrition Month! To celebrate and help you up your nutrition game this month we are focusing on your freezer! Yes, in 2022 the freezer is the new pantry! We’re not talking about TV Dinners, we’re focusing on simple freezer staples that make your life healthier and easier! Frozen foods allow for nutritious meals any time and because …

Dark Chocolate & Health Benefits

What if we told you eating dark chocolate promotes heart health? That’s right! Dark chocolate contains antioxidants called flavonoids, which lower the risk of heart disease. BOOM!! Dark chocolate can also decrease inflammation and is a tasty way to fill up on fiber and magnesium which will improve digestion and your mood! Sorry, we aren’t talking about Hershey’s or Dove …

Boosting Immunity in 2022

As we continue to live through the pandemic (over it!), as well as cold and flu season, boosting your immunity continues to be a hot topic.  Instead of buying expensive green powders and drinking excess amounts of Emergen-C (hint, large amounts of supplemental Vitamin C actually DECREASE absorption!) use these real solutions to boost immunity in simple, nourishing, and efficient …

Halloween Health Hacks

Halloween is approaching! For many, the Halloween candy rush can trigger sugar-filled snacking and sweetness overload. Did you know, the average child consumes about 3 cups (144 tsps) of sugar during the holiday (Yikes!). This can lead to brain fog, hyperactivity, tooth decay, decreased energy, increased weight, and high cholesterol. No thank you! The current recommendation suggests limiting added sugars to …

Our Favorite Fall Reset Tips!

I call early Fall the warm up to New Years in terms of fresh starts, goal setting and nutritional resets. You know that feeling after a more relaxed summer, a desire to clean out your closet, your pantry and your plate suddenly creeps to the forefront of your mind. Embrace this new energy and use it to your advantage.  As …

Hydration, Hydration, Hydration!

With summer in full swing, my clients have been asking about best practices for balancing chips, guac and margs with their summer wardrobes. You know what I mean. A few too many salty snacks or even that time of the month can lead us to feel and even look bloated and puffy. Thanks to electrolytes and hormones even a slight …

Support the Skin You’re In

It’s almost officially summer (Yay!) and we know what that means… fewer clothing layers, more exposed skin!  As we shed our sweaters and sweatpants (COVID!) for short sleeves and shorts,  it’s not only important to slather on sunscreen but to consider your skin from the inside out.  What you put in and on your skin makes a huge difference in …