Want Energy?  Let’s talk SLEEP!

Want Energy? Let’s talk SLEEP!

If we are talking about energy, we must start by talking about sleep.  Why you should care:  Lack of sleep is associated with chronic conditions, weight gain and weaker immune system.  Yikes. Goal 7-8 hours per night yet most of us...

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Foods that Fight the Flu

Foods that Fight the Flu

It's that time of year!!  Ah, November.  The time of year when it's above 70 degrees and there are Christmas advertisements EVERYWHERE.  Can we just give Thanksgiving a chance?!  Sigh.  Look, it's about to be GO time.  Thanksgiving....

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Only Treats Here!

Only Treats Here!

Happy Halloween!  Cue up the Mandy Moore, because I am talking CANDY!  We all remember that one house when we were little.  No, not the one that passed out the king size candy bars (bless you…by the way).  The other house, the house who, on...

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It’s GO time! How to Eat for Energy

We live in a culture of busy....in fact we claim business as a badge!  In a world of saying yes to everything, no wonder everyone is so damn tired.  Of course we'd all love to sleep 8 hours a night, but hey, let's be honest, 8 hours is a DREAM for most folks.  So,...

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Peanut Butter, You So Fancy

Hi.  I'm Caroline.  I am a dietitian who loves peanut butter.  Almond butter is great and all, but when did eating peanut butter become a social faux pas?  Like, peanut butter didn't do anything wrong.  Peanut butter is a good friend.  There is nothing wrong with...

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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 told her...

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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 with that bread...

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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, just before the end of October...

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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 know, you see all the darling, young,...

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