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I Tried It – A Collagen-Based Beauty Supplement

This post is sponsored by Taut® Collagen. However the statements and opinions expressed are entirely my own, and based on my own individual experience.  As a dietitian, I’m educated and trained to be skeptical of food products and supplements that sound too good to be true. For good reason, as it is my mission to help […]

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“I Only Shop the Perimeter” – A Nutritional Humblebrag Myth, Debunked

As a dietitian, I often find that others try to relate to me with their knowledge of the latest nutrition media stories and trends, which of course I love to discuss. However, I sometimes cringe at some of the blanket nutrition rules that are echoed to me from the media, such as “all carbs are bad” […]

Follow me on Bloglovin’ (its like Pinterest for blogs)

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18490455/?claim=hspd6zqy5wc”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> You can now follow me on Bloglovin’ too! Bloglovin’ is a great way to discover & follow all of the blogs you love. It’s kind of like a Pinterest for all types of blogs. I’m digging it, and I hope you do too! Just go to bloglovin.com and search […]

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ABC’s of Weight Loss: C & D is for Cleanse & Detox

“Cleanse and detox for faster weight loss”. I mean, it sounds strategic & promising, doesn’t it? And it is a message that is blasted to you every time you open up your Instagram or Facebook feed from some sponsor or ‘fit-spirational’ account. So, do you think that a cleanse or so-called-detox is really necessary for you […]

B is for Begin

ABC’s of Weight Loss: B is for Begin

Why do you think that you have to wait to begin to lose weight? Seriously, you know you’re guilty of this mind game. The concept that “on Monday, I’m going to start my diet”, or “in January, I’m going to join a bootcamp”. You know what that type of thinking does? It sets you up for […]

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A is for Accountability

ABC’s of Weight Loss: A is for Accountability

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2017! You could be anywhere in the world right now, but you’re here with me, reading this post. I appreciate that, and I want to do everything I can to help you achieve your health, fitness, and/or weight loss goals this year. That’s why I decided to kick off […]


The Nutrition Magic of Chicken Soup

While it comes in many different forms – from Vietnamese Pho to “Jewish Penicillin”, chicken soup might just be the universal comfort food. It is the perfect solution to a chilly winter day, and no food is as soothing when you have a cold or the flu. Speaking of which, I just caught my first […]

What the Fork?! Kombucha Tea

What The Fork?! Food Review – Kombucha

Have you ever walked through a grocery store and asked yourself, “What the heck is that?!”? You are in good company. Because even as a dietitian, I am often amazed at the new & unique foods that are now available at the most conventional of supermarkets. And I often receive a lot of questions about these […]


6 Nutrition Rules for Pro-Am Dancesport Competitors

As a registered dietitian and an amateur rhythm dancer, I KNOW the dietary struggle is real on competition day. You need to fuel your body, but you don’t want to be bloated. You want to load up on coffee for extra energy, but you don’t want to use the bathroom. Because it takes 10 minutes […]

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Banana Bread & Why You Need MORE Pumpkin

How deep is your love for pumpkin? This time of year, do you need it in everything you consume? Good, I’m glad we can be basic together. But in defense of pumpkin and it’s perceived overuse, it is a very versatile gourd. And thank heavens we are doing something useful with pumpkin these days besides making […]

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