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How Your Lifestyle Can Affect If You Get Sick

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

Your lifestyle is one of the greatest predictors of whether or not you’ll get sick this season. It’s true!  Well for most of us… We touch roughly 300 different surfaces every 30 minutes. Some more and some less.  But that’s still a lot of touching!  It’s silly to think that you can avoid ever coming Read More

Juicing Cleanse For The New Year: Yah or Nah?

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

Detoxes and cleanses are not backed by science, and sometimes they can do more harm than good. But should we throw the whole idea completely out the window?  For anyone with already low lean body mass, detoxes for long periods of time can waste even more muscle among other possible dangers.  So when it is Read More

What’s Food Trending for 2015?

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

I love seeing new trends when it comes to food nutrition.  I really love when it’s something that I have been recommending or using myself for years!  It’s funny how that works!  For some people, it needs to front page news before they start introducing the food or habit into their lifestyle. When I started Read More

Natural Cold Fighter Recipe

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

When I was writing one of my nutritional tips last month, I mentioned ways to stay healthy this season with natural remedies.  I thought I would share an actual recipe with things you can keep stocked this season.  I found this recipe online at MindBodyGreen last year and thankfully only had to use it once!  Read More

Pumpkin Desserts For All To Enjoy

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

So Thanksgiving is around the corner and I requested to bring dessert this year.  The potential of running solo this holiday is pretty high since daddy is a pilot, so with two kiddos I needed something that didn’t have me in the kitchen for hours.  Making a dessert will be far easier than a side Read More

What’s This Mānuka Honey All About?

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

If you haven’t heard of mānuka honey before, you are going to wish you had.  This type of honey is only produced from the nectar of the mānuka tree in New Zealand.  The strong medicinal properties make this a healing treatment for burns and wounds and I have personally known people who have used this Read More

Allergen Free Options For Halloween

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

Halloween is definitely a fun-filled holiday for the kiddies, but for the health-conscious family, or the parents of a child with food allergies, this season can be a fright.  Hidden allergens can pop up anywhere, even in places you would not suspect.  The good news?  Now there are options that include allergen free and organic Read More

The Salty Traveling Snacks

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

I am certainly one of those people that crave anything salty over sweet foods.  So I am always on the hunt for some snacks that travel well whether it’s for plane trips, busy work days or running from appointments to the kids sports and activities.  Fresh whole foods are always the best options, but there Read More

Sweeten Up With Fruit Baking

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

With yesterday being the first day of autumn, I can’t help get excited for what lies ahead in the next couple months. Rich colors of fall, crock-pot cooking, apple picking and the cool breezes that comes with it.  I may live in South Florida, but I always bring my Northeast memories and traditions into my Read More

Muffin Tin Magic

Written by Jaime Windrow, RD on . Posted in Nutrition Program

In the LaunchPad Nutrition project I have been working on, I choose a theme each week to focus on.  Since many people know what to eat but just not how much, I decided to do a series on portion control using the muffin tin in a non-traditional manner.   Not only will these recipes spice up Read More