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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

How to Fuel Your Next Netflix Binge

The next episode will start playing in 5 seconds. Hurry – grab your next snack before the next episode starts.

We’ve all been there – “accidentally” spending countless number of hours watching our favorite series. Binge-watching Netflix is a serious thing. It takes commitment, skill, and snacks… a lot of snacks.… Read more »

Nutrition Lessons from the World’s Healthiest Cultures

When people ask me, as a dietitian, about how to improve their health with nutrition, it’s almost always about the little things. Is gluten bad? How much sugar is too much? Is coconut oil okay to eat? What supplements should I take?… Read more »

Health Benefits of Coffee + Dietitian’s Coffee Orders

But first, coffee.

For many, coffee is a morning ritual that cannot be skipped. Coffee is a natural stimulant, which activates our central nervous system. Caffeine blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, which leads to a stimulant effect. Within 20 minutes of consuming caffeine, you start to feel more alert with a better ability to concentrate, focus, and react quickly. Studies have shown … Read more »

Seven Ways to Transform Your Relationship With Food

When I first became a dietitian, I thought nutrition was all about what you eat. Now that I’m older, and somewhat wiser, I’ve learned eating well is more about your relationship with food. As I frequently tell my clients, it’s not you are what you eat, but rather you are… Read more »

Dietitians Reveal the Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes

The amount of nutrition and weight loss information out there is overwhelming…and oftentimes completely wrong. When it comes to weight loss, it seems like anyone can claim to be an expert. To sort fact from fiction, I turned to my Registered Dietitian colleagues. Here are the biggest weight loss mistakes they see in their practices.… Read more »

Best Foods For Late Night Studying

The exam is tomorrow, it’s already ten o’clock, and you still haven’t cracked open your text book. We can’t promise any miracles, but what you eat during that cram session just might help you bring your A game to the test. … Read more »