Entries by Jill Motew

Gluten-Free Comfort Foods for Winter Eating

The weather outside is “frightful” so we want our bodies to be delightful. What are the best gluten-free foods to eat during the cold winter months? The foods that nature provides during this time of year are nuts and seeds, grains, root veggies, and meats. These foods are naturally gluten-free, heavier and higher in protein […]

Staying Healthy and Gluten-Free During the Holidays

by Lyn Clark Holistic Nutritionist and founder of The Health Nut The holidays should be one of the best times of year, however, many of us lose sight of how to keep our bodies healthy and happy during the holidays. Here are just three simple tips to make sure you survive the holidays! 1.  Maintain good […]

Organic vs. GMO’s. Do You Know How and Where Your Food is Grown?

by Lyn Clark, Holistic Nutritionist, Institute of Integrative Nutrition Many people today have no idea what they are eating, how their food was made, or where it came from. This is an important question that each and every one of us should be asking ourselves. One of the questions I get asked by many of […]

Kids, Sports And Health On-The-Go

Welcome to August, where the final days of summer meld into the mad dash of back-to-school days. This is always a tough transition for both parents and kids in many ways, such as regular sleep patterns, meals and activity schedules. While carpools, school supplies and registration forms are at the forefront of most parents minds, […]

Farmer’s Market Tips & Seasonal Nutrition: By Elyse Wagner

As a nutritionist, summer is one of my favorite times of the year! I love the variety of seasonal vegetables and fruits available at your local farmer’s market! There, you’ll find wonderful ingredients to create and enjoy delicious and nutritious meals for you and your family. It’s a great time of year to experiment with […]

Race Day Tips, Lara Field, Certified Pediatric Dietician

“As Seen on CBS 2 Chicago!”  April kicks off the major race season across the country and for many runners heading out to their big race day, what to eat and how to nourish your body and belly should be top of mind. Board-certified specialist in pediatrics, registered dietitian Lara Field, a runner herself, has some great tips for racers to maximize […]