Beware of Fat…Is Saturated Fat the Answer?

June 14th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet It’s time to put your guard up as saturated fats threaten an attack and make their way back into your diet.   How do you fight?  First and foremost, knowledge is your best contender.   Despite the recent entourage of new ‘reduced’ and ‘trans-fat-free’ products on the market, be warned that ‘fat-free’ may be anything but.Read the rest of this entry…



Are Your Meals Nutritional Powerhouses?

June 14th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods should top your list when trying to make healthy food choices.  Nutritionally packed foods, however, don’t always deliver the nutrition we think we’re getting.  By making a few changes to our already good choices, we can maximize our nutritional intake. Food combinations, age and illness can affect theRead the rest of this entry…



You Need to Move to Lose!

June 14th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet You may have heard the statement that you will achieve 80% success by addressing your diet alone, but only 20% success by addressing exercise alone. It is important to note that by addressing both diet and exercise you will maintain your muscle mass as you lose fat and greatly improve your chances at keepingRead the rest of this entry…



About Angela

June 10th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Angela Pifer, MSN, C.N. is a certified nutritionist in Washington State, owner and creator or Nutrition Northwest, Corp. (Formerly The Nourished Body), In-House Nutritionist to the International Ballet Theatre, and the Nutrition Advisor to the Nationally Syndicated Talk Show, The Dr. Pat Show. She works privately with children and adults out of her CarillonRead the rest of this entry…



Eat Your (Frozen) Vegetables!

June 8th, 2008 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Best Intentions: grocery store customer loads up basket with fresh vegetables only to discard them after a week because they’ve gone bad waiting to be prepared. Sound familiar? This may not be the literal definition, yet most can relate. To the rescue: a wide variety of frozen vegetables are just an isle away.  Yes,Read the rest of this entry…