Dietitian Picks – Cookbooks and Books

It is the start of a new year (and a new decade), which means new goals, resolutions, aspirations. This year set yourself up for success to reach your goals by creating a plan of action to reach them. Not sure where to start? Below are some of my favorite cookbooks for new recipe inspiration, and […]

Next 90 Days Challenge 2-Month Check-in

Next 90 Days Challenge 2-Month Check-in

If you’ve been participating in our “Next 90 Days Wellness Challenge“, this is your two-month check-in! I’m sure you have not been 100% “perfect” for the whole month of November. That’s OKAY! It’s time to hit the refresh button, and finish out the last 30 days with new-found confidence to stick to those goals you’ve […]

Homemade Food Holiday Gifts

Homemade Foods that Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

I love the holiday season, and all that comes with it – the time with family and friends, the traditions, the decorations and the food. Some of my favorite traditions growing up were making decorating the tree and making Christmas cookies, and I love sharing these traditions, as well as making new traditions with my […]

Understanding Your InBody Results and How Nutrition Impacts Your Success

If you haven’t already heard, Performance Health & Fitness is now offering year-round body composition analysis scans using our InBody 270. The number on a traditional scale does not indicate a person’s overall health. The InBody gives you an accurate and comprehensive breakdown of your weight in terms of muscle vs fat vs water. The association of […]

Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites Recipe & Snack Tips

We have all been there – it is 3pm and you hit a wall – hangry, tired, and unable to focus. A great way to avoid the slump is with a nutritious snack. Adults and children alike need snacks to refuel between lunch and dinner, especially after a long day at school or work. Snacks […]

Apple Bread Recipe - Ashley Pearson, Registered Dietitian

Fall for Apples

One of my favorite fall activities is going to the apple orchard. There is something about walking up and down the rows of trees picking your own apples that is relaxing and satisfying. If you haven’t been to Wilson’s Apple Orchard on Highway 1, you need to check it out! At Wilson’s, they have other […]

Lemon Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe

Lemon Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe

Lemon Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe courtesy of Performance Health & Fitness member, Kelly Potter Back to school means packed lunches and this one is definitely a hit. Tuna salad is usually packed with mayonnaise but this version uses avocado and Greek yogurt for a creamy and flavorful texture! Pair a tuna salad sandwich with chickpea […]

The Facts on Fats

The Facts on Fats (updated)

Updated – Originally published 07/31/2017 Fat is a nutrient necessary for overall health. Our body uses fat for energy, insulation, and to help absorb vitamins A, D, E and K. The Dietary Reference Intakes created by the Institute of Medicine recommends 20-35% of calories should come from fat. Fat gets a bad reputation, but not […]

Greek Meal Prep Bowl Recipe

10 Tips for Meal Prep Success + Greek Meal Prep Bowl Recipe

I am sure by now you have heard friends or family talk about meal prepping or seen #mealprep all over your social media, but what is meal prep and can it help you? Meal prepping is simply preparing food ahead of time as a way to make it easy to have delicious, balanced meals during […]

What is protein, and why do you need it?

How Much Protein Do You Need

Revised – originally published on August 28, 2018 “How much protein do I need?” This is one of the most common questions I get asked. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this question because it is different for each individual. Factors include: Age; Weight; Body Composition; Exercise Timing and quality of protein are important […]

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