Archive for March, 2009

Sip this energy

March 13th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet "Nutrition Expert Contribution to an article posted on www.SheKnows.com"   Relying on extra-large coffees to make it through your day? Despite the instant energy boost, consuming copious amounts of caffeine can ultimately sap you to exhaustion. Perhaps a better approach to soaring through the afternoon is to nourish yourself with a healthy, refreshing, energy-boostingRead the rest of this entry…



Feeling Pumped: Without Caffeine

March 9th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet "Nutrition Expert Contribution to an article posted on www. SheKnows.com"     By the time 3 PM rolls around, do you find yourself craving a midday refill for your extra-large coffee mug? Before you drink another cup, stop and think about what your body is actually telling you. While one or two cups of coffeeRead the rest of this entry…



Portion Sizes vs. Serving Sizes: Confused? Read on…

March 9th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Seattle Nutritionist Angela Pifer writes: It’s a fact: most people tend to underestimate the amount of food they eat and tend to overestimate the recommended serving sizes for many foods. In a land of super-sized meals it is easy to understand why. Most consumers believe that a serving size is 1.5 to 2 timesRead the rest of this entry…



Irritable Bowel Sydrome

March 5th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder of the large intestine with no evidence of accompanying infection or structural defect. Though the causes for IBS are not completely clear, physiological, psychological and dietary factors have all been linked to this condition, including excessive numbers of bacteria in the intestines. Dietary Treatment Considerations TheRead the rest of this entry…