This might be something you have never heard a dietitian mutter before, but salads aren’t necessarily that good for you. What?!?!? Salads?!? The FIRST thing people gravitate towards when it is time to lose weight? Yes, salads. As soon as someone decides to lose weight they start eating salads. Loaded with healthy veggies, and minimalContinue reading “The Most Overrated “Healthy” Meals, and How to Fix Them.”
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5 Common Sense (But Often Ignored) Ways to Reduce Your Calories
Before you seek out the latest fad diet, supplement, or 21-Day-Cleanse program (for the 5th time this year), consider that the answers that might be right in front of you. The solution to your problem may not be “try something new” – it might be “pay attention to your current self”.
3 Reasons Why Your 1200 Calories is Really 2400
“I’m trying to eat 1200 calories a day, and I still can’t lose weight!” Raise your hand if you have heard this, said this, or read this before. We all have. Somewhere, someone came up with 1200 as the magic number to lose weight – especially for women!
Hey Friend, Long Time No Talk…
This is usually how these conversations start. Before you know it, your long lost “friend” is inviting you to a new 30-day challenge that also requires you to buy hundreds of dollars worth of supplements. Are MLM supplements healthy, necessary, and good quality? And do they really work? Let’s dive in…
Vacation. It’s supposed to be a time to relax, enjoy, and unwind. But to some people, the thought of being in a new environment, off their routine, and surrounded by epic foods and drinks can bring upon the stress of losing gains, and gaining pounds.
Put an End to Your Food Sensitivities – FOR GOOD!
It was a Friday afternoon. I had just finished up early at the hospital and I was headed back to Madison for a weekend. I ate some leftover cheese ravioli and slammed a big glass of milk as I rushed out the door to the weekend that awaited.
When Diet and Exercise are NOT Enough
I exercise, and I eat well – yet I still DON’T SEE RESULTS! First question – what results are you after? Second: Do they align with what you are doing? Third: Do they align with what you do 24/7/365?
Is Diet Culture Dooming Us All?
As I touched on last week, I firmly believe in distancing morality from food. There are no good nor bad foods – there are just foods, and healthy and unhealthy portions, based on your current situation. But as a dietitian, a so-called “expert” in the realm of nutrition, how can you NOT say that thereContinue reading “Is Diet Culture Dooming Us All?”
Let’s Stop Calling Foods “Good” and “Bad”, Shall We?
I sat down in my office to get to work on some client check in’s for my online nutrition coaching. The first one I opened, BAM! There it was… “I need to call you, I am really struggling”.
Consistency Over Everything Will Yield Results
This post was originally sent out via my insider’s email list…and I got a very big positive response to it, so I wanted to share it here. If you don’t already get the weekly insider emails (on Tuesdays) you are missing out! SUBSCRIBE HERE Have you ever not gone to the gym because you didn’tContinue reading “Consistency Over Everything Will Yield Results”