Hi readers! I’ve been a fan of the Skimm newsletter for a while now and thought I would do a something similar with The Times recent publication of 100 New Health Discoveries. I paid the 13$ and read it in its entirety – but you don’t have to! Fat In the 1970s, America changed the … More #skimmed The Times – Nutrition
Food is really magical isn’t it? It can taste so good, sublime even. A bite of a certain food can immediately transport you to a moment from childhood, or a savored vacation. A group meal can reunite distanced relationships and strengthen camaraderie. Discovering a shared favorite food can feel like a secret club or discovering … More Food culture and taking control of cravings
I’m always trying new apps to shake up my workout routine. Even as a retired personal trainer (ha!), I still sometimes struggle to get motivated or creative with my workouts. Sometimes you just want someone to tell you what to do, but a personal trainer isn’t always an option. These apps do all the work for … More The best workout apps
Welp, it is 11pm here in San Francisco, but I am determined to crank out the final post in this mini series. Here are a few tips for approaching dinner and having a healthy evening… If you are hungry, have a light snack (max 150 cals) before workouts. An apple or piece of fruit has the … More Guidelines for a healthy evening
Happy Wednesday yall! Here are some healthy tips to keep in mind for the afternoon and how to approach lunch: Do not sit for more than an hour without moving. Go for a walk or stretch! Consider a standing desk. You can even jerryrig one with a box on your desk. 😉 Keep snap peas, … More Guidelines for a healthy afternoon
Happy Tuesday yall! The next couple posts are going to be a few quick tips for eating healthfully, organized by time of day. These are general tips and remember to check with your doctor/dietician for recommendations specific to you. Guiding principle if watching weight or losing weight: Protein at breakfast is a must. Aim for … More Guidelines for a healthy start to the day
Hey everyone, I am really excited to announce that I will be going to medical school in August! It has been a long process to get to this point, and I am relieved to have found the next turn in my path. I started this blog my freshman year of college, as my love for … More The Informed Healthnut goes to med school!
Hi yall! I am sorry it took 2 months to post the answer. I wanted to embed an image of me masking a large walking boot with a cute outfit but I couldn’t bring myself to put the boot back on. I will add it to a subsequent post! We had one reader solve the mystery … More Fluroquinolone induced tendinopathy – the unexpected crippler
A healthy 28 year old female presents to the clinic today complaining of non-radiating ankle pain with a rapid onset 3 days ago. The pain is a 6/10 and occurs when transitioning weight to the ball of her foot while walking. The pain is constant while walking but cannot be brought on by palpation. She … More Can you solve the medical mystery?
Making career decisions can be really tough. From childhood through college graduation, everyone wants to know what you are going to do with your life. Some people, a lucky few, know from the get-go what they want to do. Most of us, however, need a bit more time and exploration to figure that out. A few of … More How to determine if medical or grad school is right for you.