Nutrition

Nutrition tips and resources brought to you by Certified Nutrition Educator Abby Bliss White.

FAVES for Vibrant Health

by abbybwhite May 1, 2016

  I am so excited to be joining The Refinery Staff and to be given the opportunity to share my nutrition education with all the amazing people I have been sweating with during the last few years!   A little bit of information about me-  I am a Licensed Clincial Social Worker and a Certified […]

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Toxic Chemicals to Avoid for Better Health

by abbybwhite April 10, 2016

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I hope you are enjoying this absolutely gorgeous weather.  Oh my goodness, the warm weather and sunshine makes me so happy! Now I don’t want to put a damper on your day, but I was recently asked if I would share some of the toxic chemicals to avoid.  I know […]

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The Truth about Detoxing- Top 3 Myths Debunked

by abbybwhite April 3, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Beautiful Sunday! Oh my goodness, I am LOVING this weather and it just makes everyone so healthy and happy.  It’s time to throw on those shorts and getting outside and enjoy the fresh air.  Yay! Now, today I wanted to talk a little TRUTH about DETOX.  As many of you know, […]

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Detox your Body this Spring with these Superfoods

by abbybwhite March 27, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Easter and Last Day of Spring Break! I hope you have enjoyed your weekend.  It has been kind of a whirlwind week between Spring Break and the holiday.  I don’t know about you but I have been indulging in a few too many goodies this past week and am looking forward […]

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Spring Forward Smoothie

by abbybwhite March 13, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Spring Forward! I hope you are enjoying your day and that you are adjusting to the time change. Time for a Little Spring Cleaning Spring has sprung and I am in the mood for a little Spring Cleaning, what about you? What better way to feel better, look better, and rid […]

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Food Focus- Broccolini

by abbybwhite March 4, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Friday! Today, we are going to talk about Broccolini, otherwise known as Baby Broccoli.  Broccolini is a hybrid cousin of my broccoli and is a cross between regular broccoli and Chinese kale.   You will recognize its beauty by the slender stalks and broccoli flowerettes on top.   I absolutely LOVE […]

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Digestion and the Power of SLOWING DOWN

by abbybwhite February 29, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Sunday! When it comes to increased health, it’s not just what we eat but how we eat. Digestion actually begins in the mouth, where contact with our teeth and digestive enzymes in our saliva break down food. But these days most of us rush through the whole eating experience, barely acknowledging […]

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Food Focus- Grapefruit

by abbybwhite February 21, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Sunday! I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. Today, I want to talk about the seasonal food, GRAPEFRUIT!  I absolutely love grapefruit and feel that it is associated as being a diet food due to the popular 80’s  Grapefruit Diet.  Anyone else remember this?  I might be aging myself here, but […]

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Chocolate LOVE- 5 Clean Dark Chocolate Bars

by abbybwhite February 14, 2016

Good Afternoon and Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone is having a great day so far and that you are taking some time to spend it with the one’s you love, because that is what this holiday is really about. BUT, I also know that Valentine’s Day is also associated with CHOCOLATE and the good […]

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How to Combat the Sugar Beast

by abbybwhite February 7, 2016

Good Morning and Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Today, I want to share a few tips on how to combat the sugar beast.  Like most Americans, I used to be addicted to sugar. I was tired all of the time, and needed that afternoon pick-me-up or that quick sugary fix to keep me going. And despite the jolt […]

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