Five Health Habits to Start the New Year Off Right

The time for reflection and resolution is upon us! And if you’re like most, the allure of a fresh start is too tempting to not set (or at least think about setting) a few New Year’s resolutions. But before diving in and resolving to lose weight, find love, or pay off your debt, take a

Coming Back to Cronometer

Why Did We Leave Cronometer? It wasn’t really a breakup.  It’s not like we got mad at Cronometer.  We didn’t stomp off in a fury.  It was more of a gradual drifting away.  We started to Cron (that’s the verb form of Cronometer!) because we had a goal.  Perhaps it was weight loss.  Maybe it

Cronometer 2018: The year in Review

Like every year before it, Cronometer had an amazing year of change and growth. But this year felt substantially different for us.  In 2018 we grew by over 75% and were able to double the size of our team.  Heading into 2019 we’ll be able to accomplish so much more than in previous years, and

Food Allergies vs Intolerances

Recent estimates suggest that 3.6% of Americans, or approximately 1 in 25 adults, live with a food allergy or intolerance (1). However, intolerance and allergy are not interchangeable terms for the same condition; rather, they represent two distinct conditions that involve separate systems of the body. Read on to find out more about what distinguishes

3 Steps to Mindful Eating

When clients work with me, they expect to talk about their food choices and answer questions like: How many fruits and vegetables do you eat per day? How often do you eat at restaurants in a week? Are your food choices processed or unprocessed? And so on. However, what many people don’t expect is to

Introducing Oura!

We are thrilled to announce Oura rings are now supported by Cronometer. This ultra light activity tracker packs a big punch; specializing in delivering you incredibly accurate sleep and activity data. Advanced sensors monitor pulse measurements and body temperature every minute while you sleep then compare that value to values from earlier nights, indicating your

Managing IBS with FODMAPs

Understanding IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder afflicting between 10-15% of the U.S. adult population (1). There are no specific tests for IBS, so a diagnosis is made using the Rome IV Diagnostic Criteria (2): Recurrent abdominal pain (on average, at least 1 day/week in past 3 months) associated with two

Unsafe in Any Size Glass? A New Study on Worldwide Alcohol Consumption

A study published in August in The Lancet, one of the world’s most prestigious medical journals, surveyed data from 195 countries on alcohol consumption and health risks, and concluded that “The level of alcohol consumption that minimized harm across health outcomes was zero standard drinks per week.” For those of us who are concerned enough

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Most of us have grown up hearing the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and health experts have been warning for years that skipping breakfast can lead to weight gain. Yet, with the popularity of intermittent fasting on the rise, the authenticity of this piece of nutrition advice has