Hi, I'm Ginny and this is my blog where I share interesting facts on food and fitness, the latest health and wellness research, my latest recipe experiments (mainly on my husband who is a willing subject), as well as a little inspiration from my learnings on living a full and vibrant life. Check out my ME page to find information on what I do and how I could help you or someone you know.
I see it over and over again. Whatever health goal or focus one of my clients has, drinking a smoothie for a meal or snack just works. Every time.
In our fast-paced society, we spend less and less time eating a meal. This pains me, because I believe meals are one of the most important tools for overall health of a person. Meals help you savor and enjoy food, and they promote the o ... Read More
What is in your lunchbox?
Do you eat out for lunch everyday?
Are you so busy that you skip lunch and then raid the candy bowl on your co-worker’s desk mid-afternoon?
Do you just grab the easiest possible solution to keep you moving throughout your day (the bag of chips, the pack of crackers, the cold sandwich available at the quick service kiosk in your office ... Read More
Do you want to increase your productivity during the day? Eat breakfast.
Easier said than done right?! Eating breakfast can be a challenge as mornings can be one of the busiest times of your day. Your challenge could be that you are just not a morning person so you tend to hit the snooze button one too many times and then scramble to get to work on time (that was me this morning!) ... Read More
Is there a right or wrong way to eat?
Does this question nag at you as you think about what to make the family for dinner? Does it paralyze you as you walk through the grocery store? Does it cause you to throw your hands in the air, yell “forget it!” and out of spite order the hamburger and fries for lunch?
Let me free you. Switch this question for another one: &l ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, February 24, 2016
I have worked with a lot of busy professionals in my roles as a manager of a corporate wellness program and as a registered dietitian. I have coached presidents and vice presidents of companies and business consultants who spend a good majority of their week on a plane. I have worked with managers who spend the majority of their day going from meeting to meeting with no breaks. When these cli ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
If you had your best energy consistently throughout the day, would your day look differently than it does now? If so, what would change? Who would be affected?
To answer honestly, I don’t always have my best energy throughout the day. Sometimes I don’t follow my own nutrition principles. Yep, even a dietitian doesn’t eat perfectly. I get busy and forget to eat. I ... Read More