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
Nutrition

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
Nutrition

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
Research

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
Nutrition

Detox Teas: add to cart or no?

So after my juice post, I got a message from a friend about detox teas.  (I also received messages about my language.  I promise to work on that.)  “Caroline, do detox teas work?” I didn’t know whether this was a joke or not.  I…

August 25, 2016
Nutrition

Why Juicing is SUCH bullshit

Juicing. The word makes me cringe. I can’t even. Like literally, can’t even. I see skinny, pretty bloggers posting pics of them sipping on their juice in their sports bra and yoga pants with a “link in profile” use discount code “Samantha”. Y’all, unless…

August 22, 2016
Don’t feel the burn! Here’s the 411 with acid reflux:
Nutrition Research

Don’t feel the burn! Here’s the 411 with acid reflux:

We’ve all been there…that burning sensation in your chest after a big meal.  If you experience heartburn more than twice a week, you might have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).  20% of Americans currently struggle with GERD and as obesity rates rise, unfortunately so will…

August 15, 2016
How to make butternut squash
Nutrition

Butternut Squash….you’re so fabulous

So I work full time and am a super social dietitian.  I say this because who has the time to buy a whole butternut squash, peal it, seed it and then cut it.  That takes about 15-20 minutes. That is 15-20 minutes I could…

August 12, 2016
Nutrition Research

Salmon…it’s what should be for dinner

Y’all, salmon is totes having a moment.  Not that it ever left the spotlight, but ANOTHER study came out today reminding us all why we should be coming this fatty fish. You know salmon is good for your ticker, but did you ever think…

August 3, 2016