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 …

Spring Clean Your Diet

Feel like you need to spring clean your diet along with your closet this year?  We hear you! Say goodbye to comfort food and hello to ingredients that are light, bright and energizing.  Whether you are feeling puffy, sleepy, stressed or bored our Spring Reset Tips will have you feeling better in no time.  No cleansing, crash dieting or starving …

Staying Healthy While Staying Home

Well it isn’t news that we’re in uncharted territory right now with the immediate future unknown and our daily routines out of whack.  We’re uncertain, we’re emotional, and if we’re being honest we lack a sense of control. In times like this I like to focus on what I do have control over like what I eat, my behavior around …