Abigail Joy Dougherty: Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Expert & Lover of Life

Posts Tagged ‘healthy living’

Sprouts Farmers Market: These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Tweet Tweet Pin It Full Disclosure: Sprouts paid for all expenses while on the #HelloSprouts Blogger Tour and I have been compensated for this post. All opinions expressed below are 100% my own. Transparency and full disclosure are very important to me! Thanks for reading! ~Abby Sprouts Farmers Market: These are a Few of My Favorite Things […]

Ditch the Diet Mentality for Good!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Hello my friends!! Do you tend to feel guilty after eating and feeding your kids? Well, beating yourself up over every chocolate morsel or box of mac & cheese is not going to help! I have three tips for creating a healthier mindset towards food: 1) Don’t focus on the weight […]

What are Calories?

Tweet Tweet Pin It “OMG, do you know how many calories are in that?” We hear the word “calorie” ALL THE TIME; but do we really know what it means? A simple definition of a calorie is a unit of energy – meaning, the food you are eating is your bodies energy source.  When you […]

Exercise in the Great Outdoors

Tweet Tweet Pin It Exercise in the Great Outdoors: God’s Playground!! Yesterday, my husband and I were out on a GORGEOUS bike ride – It was amazing! It’s summer, the sun was shining, there was water nearby, I was sweating but honestly having such a great time I didn’t even feel like I was exercising! […]

Don’t Be a Fool: How to Avoid Being Fooled by Common Health Claims

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy April Fools Day!!  With all of the trendy health claims on food  packages these days, it could feel like everyday is April Fools Day. While the food products’ packaging may be eye-catching with bright colors and a ridiculous amount of health claims, these claims may be fooling us as consumers! […]

Healthy Eating on the Go! Part 2

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

Healthy Eating on the Go!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

Vitamin D Boosters

Tweet Tweet Pin It Vitamin D Boosters! (Photo taken during Kelly’s (fabulous intern) Engagement Photo Shoot with Lauren Pauline!) Spring has officially sprung! And with warmer weather comes the brighter SUN (especially if you live in Florida)! While this is great news for beach-goers, it is even better news for individuals who are looking to […]

The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods!

Tweet Tweet Pin It The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods (Photo compliments of eatdrinkbetter.com) You may have heard that behind every nagging ailment  (illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases) is long-term or “chronic inflammation,” but what exactly causes this long-term inflammation and what are some natural ways in which you can decrease chronic inflammation and decrease your risk […]

Motivational Monday!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy happy Monday!! Motivational Monday? I think so! Todays Facebook post! I LOVE this because so often we only see the peak of people’s success but there is SOO much that happens underneath the surface. Hard work, habits, sacrifice, goals, focus, risk and FAILURE. We have to remember that many of […]