January 21, 2020

In case you missed it, we now have posts breaking down the keto, Paleo, alkaline and raw food diets, along with intermittent fasting.

The reality is, diet, nutrition and food are never one-size-fits-all. While an emphasis on whole, nutrient-rich foods is a nice feature...

January 13, 2020

In a growing movement towards eating foods in a whole, natural state, what’s the logical endpoint? Obviously, eating as many “raw” foods as possible. Many people have taken this path, but is it a good idea?

The concept of a raw food diet goes back a long, long time, and...

January 6, 2020

This blog post will be the first in a series looking at trendy diets and the problems with them. If you have questions about keto, that topic was covered in a past blog post that holds up well two years later. The alkaline diet has also been examined in this space alre...

December 16, 2019

2020 is right around the corner, as is the deluge of New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. Many of these resolutions will involve committing to rigid diet plan of some sort, and too often are followed by a rapid regaining of any weight lost. Whether it’s low-carb, low...

Have you ever seen a high-quality meal that’s garnished with tiny, plant-like ingredients? Did you ask yourself, “What are those?” I know I have! While investing my time into food and nutrition, I’ve come across these tiny plants, commonly known as microgreens. As you...

Anyone that has experienced migraine headaches knows how debilitating they can be. Twenty percent of Americans suffer from migraines, and women are 3 times more likely to experience these headaches than men according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. If you’ve...

You may have questions about the new and trendy ketogenic diet. If you haven’t read the previous blog post on it, I would highly recommend it.

The ketogenic diet is a very-low-carbohydrate, moderate-protein, and high-fat diet that is proven to suppress your hunger, incr...

Shopping and eating seasonally is an easy way to consume the most nutritious fruits and vegetables, increase variety in your diet, and save money. When food is in season, it’s at peak time, meaning it’s the freshest and most nutritious at this time. This time of year i...

August 28, 2018

“How many times per day should I be eating if I’m trying to lose weight?”

Weight loss continues to be the number one topic I’m asked about as a dietitian. This is one of the more common questions on that subject, and one that’s worth addressing.

The only thing that stays...

It’s not what you eat, it’s when you eat. Well, at least that’s what proponents of Intermittent Fasting (IF) have to say. This eating plan has gained popularity again thanks to celebrities like Hugh Jackman and Jimmy Kimmel who have promoted IF as a way to lose weight,...

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