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March is National Nutrition Month

DC Healthy Bites, March 10, 2014

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month®, the annual nutrition education and information campaign of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics? I love the idea of dedicating one month to this initiative, but really we should never lose sigh...
Guest Post, Emily Newhook: The Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Cutting Out Sugar

DC Healthy Bites, March 4, 2014

It’s no wonder we’re all addicted to sugar. Our ancestors often struggled to meet  their energy needs, an issue that’s largely dissipated as transportation, food and other resources have become more readily available. Unfortunately, many of us...
Let’s Get Real Blog Hop: Guest Co-Hosting

DC Healthy Bites, February 13, 2014

  Welcome to our Let's Get Real Blog Hop!   Woot! Woot! Let's get this Friday started. Let's Get Real is all about Healthy Living. That's right! It's all about Real Food, fitness, health and wellness, and home life tips and tricks from R...
Everyday Health and Wellness Conference

DC Healthy Bites, February 4, 2014

Mark your calenders! The first-ever Everyday Health and Wellness Conference is coming to the Fairfax Marriot in Fair Oaks, Virginia! This amazing one-day conference is happening Sat, March 1st and is going to be jammed packed with an amazing line-up...
Chocolate, Food of the Gods

DC Healthy Bites, February 3, 2014

Chocolate originated in ancient Central America where the Maya and the Aztecs cultivated the cacao tree, or Theobroma cacao meaning ‘food of the gods’. Ancient healers have used cacao beans medicinally for centuries, yet traditionally chocolate h...
Wild Caught Seafood: Fresh From the Sea

DC Healthy Bites, January 29, 2014

Fish has always been an important part of our diet. This great tasting protein provides our body with healthy fats, protein, and essential vitamins and minerals. The source of our fish is as important as the nutritional benefits it provides. With ver...
EatLuv: Bringing Farm-to-Table Meals to Your Home

DC Healthy Bites, January 18, 2014

Last summer I excitedly participated in EatLuv's very first four week mini-pilot program. If you're not already familiar, EatLuv is a local area meal kit service that delivers farm fresh, quality ingredients and easy to follow recipes. You select the...
Vitamin D: A Natural Wonder Drug

DC Healthy Bites, January 12, 2014

I was inspired to write this post because over the last year I've been working on improving my vitamin D level. I spend most of my free time outdoors whenever the weather is warm and the sun is out, and I incorporate vitamin D rich foods into my diet...