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The Crowding Out Method. What CAN you eat?

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 deprivationĀ 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 …

How To Be A Healthy Omnivore

There is controversy in the nutrition world when it comes to meat consumption. Epidemiological studies in the past have found correlations between red and processed meat consumption and the heightened risk for certain cancers, heart disease and high cholesterol. Other studies have failed to find an association and it must be emphasized that correlation does …

Make Ahead Green Smoothies!

Eating our greens is something we all need to do a better job of, but it’s not always so easy! We have busy schedules and those green leafies quickly turn to brown wilties after too much time in the fridge. We start with good intentions and find ourselves grunting under our breath when we have …

New Year, New Attitude

“I’m never eating carbs again…” “Tomorrow, I start running 3 miles a day…” “2016 is the year I start eating green vegetables every day!…” The promises we make to ourselves in the wee hours of the New Year are not typically realistic. In fact, more often they are based on lofty images of perfection that …

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 …