Author: Kelly O'Hara, RD

Don’t Fear Fat!

Dietary fat, that is! Often times we steer clear of this macronutrient due to believing the following: foods with higher calorie contents are bad,  it’s name is a direct correlation with it’s action, and believing that all things made low fat are better (much thanks to the fat free craze during the late 80s and 90s!). Let’s put those myths… Read more →

Why Eat Carbs?

I always get asked about whether carbs are “good” or “bad.” Good quality carbs (fruits, grains, healthy starches, etc) are excellent for our health! Let’s break it down and start with the basics: What is a carbohydrate? Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. Upon digestion, carbohydrates are converted into glucose in order to be used as fuel in… Read more →