Wise Nutrition Tips

WHAT MAKES THE PERFECT POWER BAR? Power bars…they come in all flavors and sizes and can range from healthy to junk food if you are not careful to read the label. Although they are perceived as being a good on-the-go snack, some of them just provide good taste without actually filling you up or providing any nutrients! A couple of things to … [Read more...]

Sports Nutrition

HYDRATION Drinking water is essential. Not only does it clear out your skin and keep you cool but it also flushes out your body- and it accomplishes this without adding a single calorie! Before you decide to pick up that sugary soda jam packed with calories, think again and grab a nice refreshing glass of water. When you clean out your body’s … [Read more...]

Wise Gourmet On Campus

  My Top 5 Back To School Nutrition Tips Soon students will be going back to school and the summer break will be all but a blur. Staying healthy during the school semester is a critical part of your academic success. So here are my top 5 nutrition tips for going back to school: 1.  Plan ahead: the start of the school is a busy time of the … [Read more...]

Plan Ahead: Step One to Attain Your Goals

By Melanie Yelland If you want to change your unhealthy habits but feel like doing so is a daunting task, don’t worry you’re not alone. Making a change to any routine can be difficult and slow coming—especially if you don’t know where to start. So whether your goal is to eat more fruits and vegetables, cut back on your fast food … [Read more...]

Healthy Vegan and Vegetarian Eating


Healthy Vegan and Vegetarian Eating By Dr. Jackie Ehlert Vegetarians or vegans consume a diet consisting mainly of non-animal products.  Vegans don’t eat any dairy foods, eggs or honey. They are considered to be strict vegetarians.1 Vegetarians don’t eat any meat but some may or may not consume animal products such as eggs, milk or … [Read more...]

Edamame Dip

Wise Dips

This low fat dip is good for vegans, vegetarians, as well as those on gluten free and dairy free diets.   … [Read more...]

Food Allergies

Gluten free breads

 What is a Food Allergy? A food allergy is like any other allergy, except that a food protein causes the allergy instead of pollen, pet hair, or even smoke. Allergies occur when the immune system mistakenly identifies a harmless substance (in this case, a food) as harmful to the body and attacks it. When the substance enters the body, the … [Read more...]

Eggplant Dip

Eggplant Dip

For a healthy snack between meals, try this low-calorie dip made from delicious eggplant. … [Read more...]

Test Your Nutrition Knowledge

Feel Good

1.  A standard cup of coffee 20 years ago was 8 ounces and had 45 calories. How many calories do you think are in today's coffee? a.  100        b.  350       c.  450 2.  A muffin 20 years ago was 1.5 ounces and had 210 calories. How many calories do you think are in a muffin today? a.  320        b.  … [Read more...]

Getting Off To A Good Start – Eat Well & Learn Well


Living in a new setting is challenging – especially for the first time.  Not only do you face the prospect of making new friends, attending new classes but also of changing your daily routine. Studies support what we intuitively already know that adjusting to University is stressful, and although stress is not always negative, such as when we … [Read more...]