Amanda Watson

Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor

NUTRITION AND WELLNESS BLOG

Take the guesswork out of your nutrition and wellness…

Serving you the best, most current research and advanced nutritional science. Let’s address diet and lifestyle factors to help you achieve your goals and fit your busy lifestyle.

What is the Best Diet?

What is the Best Diet?

Our diet, or the food and drink we consume, is the most powerful determinant of our overall health and wellness. It can be our best ally, or our worst enemy. Unfortunately it can be difficult to know how to build a healthy diet with all the conflicting dietary plans out there. Should you follow a low carbohydrate diet or a low fat diet? What about the Paleolithic diet that many CrossFit athletes swear by? Or the Mediterranean diet full of olive oil, lentils, and red wine? Or should you completely eliminate all animal products and go vegan?!?

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The Meaning Behind the Different Labels on Eggs

The Meaning Behind the Different Labels on Eggs

I frequently get asked what type of eggs are the healthiest. If you purchase  your eggs from the local grocery store I’m sure you’ve been overwhelmed by  the options available: regular, natural, vegetarian fed, certified organic, cage  free, free range, omega-3 enriched, pasture raised..… How can there be so  many types of eggs, and what do all these labels actually mean?

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A Nutrition Career Over 20 Years in the Making

A Nutrition Career Over 20 Years in the Making

Blending dance, fitness and nutrition has always been my dream. After graduating high school I  enrolled in college to become a registered dietetic technician (DTR). I loved the material and  the program but did not want to work in a hospital or nursing home and those were the main  career paths with that degree. I had done clinical rotations in both places and did not enjoy it. Feeling discouraged by my job opportunities and career path as a DTR, I switched majors to focus on business. I figured no matter what I did having some business courses under my belt  would be beneficial.

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