Health-Related Articles

I started Wellness For The Win in May of 2015 somewhat on a whim, and wasn’t exactly sure where I wanted to go with it at the time. I just knew I wanted to help others, spread the healthy word and most of all, talk about my favorite thing: food. I began by posting health-related articles — such as My Top Ten Tips For Eating Out and Don’t Let Your Weight Define You — each accompanied by a healthy recipe. Fast forward a couple years, and it has become a little more recipe-heavy lately; however, I still try to make it a point to share helpful tips (and some humor) with you all throughout my posts and on my Instagram @wellnessforthewin to help you on your journey to better health.

I created this specific page to make it easier to navigate through some of my past articles that you may find helpful or interesting. Please see the links below and read through some of the posts for useful health information as well as some very personal stories about my own journey struggling with skin issues, body image, digestive health, and more. Some of the articles that I wrote back when I first started my blog, or even a year ago, I may not necessarily love or 100% agree with anymore; however, I have decided that I’m not going to edit or delete any of them because they are all an important piece of how I got here today, and allowed me to grow and improve as a dietitian and a writer.

If you ever have questions or feedback about any of my posts, both old and new, please feel free to comment below, message me on Instagram or email me at! I love meeting new people & talking about health. 🙂 Also, if you have any certain topics you’d like me to write about, please let me know that too!


Topics Below:

  • Personal Stories, Mental Health & Inspiration
  • Healthy Eating Articles
  • Fitness Motivation
  • Body Image
  • Holidays

Personal Stories, Mental Health & Inspiration 

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Never Settle.

This Too Shall Pass

Blame Taylor Swiftabout doing something meaningful through your work and improving the lives of others 

Find Your Balance

The Ultimate Motivation

Stress Less for Better Health 

Happy RDN Day! — Life as a Dietitian


If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep On Going — very personal article on my struggles with my skin over the years. I highly recommend giving this a read; I received feedback from tons of friends and readers who had experienced similar issues. 

Our Health Always Seems Much More Valuable After We Lose It

Healthy Eating


To Track or Not To Track — see my newer post Why I Stopped Counting Calories for a bit of a different perspective. It’s interesting what can change in 2 years time. 🙂

My Top Ten Tips for Eating Out

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things: Part 1

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things: Part 2

Sweet Temptations

Get Your Nutrition Facts Straight

Why You Should Start Eating Breakfast

Taste The Rainbow

Think Before You Drink

Keep Calm And Have A Snack

A Peek Into My Pantry

Healthy Substitutions 101

The Power of Protein

Healthy Made Easy

7-Day Meal Plan

Should You Be Gluten-Free?

What a Dietitian Eats

Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?

A Closer Look at Low-Carb Diets

How To Eat More Veggies

My Weekly Grocery Haul

Fitness Motivation


How To Be Fit & Happy

Learn To Love Lifting

8 Reasons to Love Running

How To: Make Early Morning Workouts Happen

If It Doesn’t Challenge You, It Doesn’t Change You

Body Image


Don’t Let Your Weight Define You

Social Media & Body Image: Helpful or Harmful?

How To Beat A Binge

Passion vs. Obsession: When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

Why I Stopped Counting Calories

Why I Still Don’t Count Calories



4th of July Eats & Treats

How To Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Make 2016 Your Healthiest Year Yet

3 Healthy Side Dishes You Need at Your Table This Thanksgiving

And much more to come! 🙂 Enjoy!

Shanna Stewart, RD LD



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