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The Crowding Out Method. What CAN you eat?

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Throughout my years practicing as a dietitian, I have stumbled across people who think that my job involves telling people what they CANNOT eat. This idea of deprivation is surrounded by fear and anxiety when a person considers what they have to eliminate or avoid forever. In fact, it’s such a real fear that some people […]

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Grandma’s Got Wisdom… Do You?

One to two hundred years ago the field of nutrition really didn’t exist. Sure, there has always been cultural guidance when it comes to nutrition and health but no such thing as nutritionists or dietitians with whom people could visit to be put on a “healthy” diet. I put “healthy” in quotations because there are […]

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The Journey to “Food Realization”

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I have spent the past week practicing yoga in Thailand at an amazing place called Agama on the island of Koh Phangan. The experience has been so tranquil and just what I needed to refocus my yoga practice and take time out for my own self development. I tend to over commit and push harder than […]

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Can Frozen Dinners Be Healthy?

In my early 20’s, when I was single, working full-time and always on the go, I admittedly used frozen dinners regularly to help me manage my budget and time. They were simple, easy, and offered me variety without going to the store, shopping and spending a ton of time in the kitchen. It seemed like […]

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Are you metabolizing your emotions?

Can you remember the last time you got butterflies in your stomach? Maybe it was because you saw someone you loved or maybe you were watching a movie where something terrible was about to happen. Regardless of the trigger, there was a sensation that arose from the very core of your body, namely your gut. […]

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