6 Easy Strategies to Get You through the Holiday Season

December 3rd, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Bellevue Nutritionist, Angela Pifer, writes: Worried about the effects of the holidays on your waistline? Here are 6 tried and true quick tip strategies that I recommend in my practice that will help your waistline love the holidays as much as you do. 1. Offer to bring a healthy dish to holiday parties IfRead the rest of this entry…



Can you really afford to be sick this year? Five Steps to Keeping the Flu at Bay

October 22nd, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet It’s not every day that the federal government offers guidelines to small businesses in preparation for the flu season. Since the H1N1 outbreak is fore casted to reach a world pandemic, this is not your every day flu. The guidelines listed at flu.gov are meant to help companies develop response and planning strategies aroundRead the rest of this entry…



Eating Triggers

September 9th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Most of us experience eating triggers every day. It may be the smell of coffee brewing in the morning, or that Mrs. Smith’s apple pie commercial on television, or even the sight of the Golden Arches as we drive home from work. Eating triggers are everywhere and they are real. Each of these triggersRead the rest of this entry…



The Second Most Important Meal of the Day

August 28th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet You may be surprised to hear that the second most important meal of the day is a midmorning snack. The reason for this is simple: you want to balance the amount of calories you take in before lunch, with the calories you take in after lunch. By spreading your calories out evenly across theRead the rest of this entry…



Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas

August 26th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet Here are some healthy, quick breakfast ideas the whole family will enjoy. Raw Organic Bar and a whole Piece of Fruit – This is about the quickest breakfast you can eat. Raw Organic Bars (my favorite energy bars) have 200 calories and a good amount of protein and fiber. Add in a large wholeRead the rest of this entry…



Breakfast: The FIRST Most Important Meal of the Day

August 21st, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, now learn why.  Breakfast is directly correlated to cognitive development and mental performance.  After sleeping for 8 hours (yes, you should be getting 8 hours of sleep each night), the body needs fuel to power the body and the mind.  NotRead the rest of this entry…



Food Sources of Iron

August 19th, 2009 by Angela, Nutritionist

Tweet What Foods Provide Iron?   There are two forms of dietary iron: heme and nonheme. Heme iron is derived from hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that delivers oxygen to cells. Heme iron is found in animal foods that originally contained hemoglobin, such as red meats, fish, and poultry. Iron in plant foodsRead the rest of this entry…