Nutrition Research

Bone Broth – The New Coconut Oil?

Last week I was flipping through gram and there it was….a blogger (not a dietitian, not a physician, not a nurse, not a nurse practitioner, nor a physician’s assistant) posted a picture of herself sipping a cup of hot bone broth. This lifestyle blogger…

October 31, 2016
Nutrition Research

Whole Grains for the WIN

If you know me at all, you know I LOVE GLUTEN.  Nothing frosts my gluten filled cookies more than seeing girls on gram in their workout gear posting pics of their gluten free meal making you feel guilty for enjoying your bread.  There’s nothing wrong…

October 26, 2016

The Final Countdown – Thanksgiving Countdown!

Turkey Countdown T minus 6 weeks till Turkey Don’t bust out those stretchy pants and go into hibernation yet! Did you know that now, for most of us, is the lowest weight we will be all year?!  Sigh.  According to research out of Cornell,…

October 11, 2016

Why I Don’t Eat Smoothie Bowls

Hey party peeps.  Look I am all for the “All Foods Fit” and “Healthy at Every Size” movements. But I am also for common sense.  As a seasoned RD, smoothie bowls are not the best idea for breakfast everyday for most folks. Yes, I…

October 6, 2016

School Lunch: New Ideas

So, technically all my children have paws. But, shocker, I have an opinion about school lunch! School lunch is an easy way parents can sneak some nutrition into their child’s day. Whether you are young or young at heart, we all eat with our…

September 26, 2016
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In the Media

Worksite Wellness and the RDN

Worksite Wellness and The RDN-Why You Should Be Running the Show! I wrote this piece for the SCAN DPG.  Dietitian in wellness?  Read this.   It’s hard not to get behind a worksite wellness program. Programs promote health, and wellness in employees and increase…

September 22, 2016
In the Media Nutrition

If It Fits Your Macros- Marketing 101

Macros….if you are a dietitian (or diabetes educator), this trend is called carb counting. “If it fits your macros!” Have you heard this at the gym?  Or at the coffee shop?  This is marketing 101. Counting your macros is the grandchild of counting your…

September 21, 2016

What does “clean eating” even mean?!

Type “Clean Eating” into Google and a million sites pop up  with most being weight loss related. What is “clean eating”?  Well, it depends who you ask! According to some folks, clean eating is going vegan or vegetarian. Others say it means avoiding all…

September 12, 2016

Nuts for Nuts

“But they are so high in calories!!” this coming from my friend on her 3rd glass of chardonnay. Didn’t you hear? Fat is back! Nuts are totes the jam. High in protein, fiber and vitamins, nuts are lil nutrition powerhouses that are totally having…

September 7, 2016

Berries, Blood Sugar and You

Add berries to your shopping list this week.  Any berry will do: strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, you can’t go wrong!  According to a new study, berry eaters may be at a lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  Researchers reviewed data from over 400,000…

August 31, 2016