This is a good food. This is a bad food. Who remembers being taught this? Did it stick? Let’s try a game. If I say…”donut” – what did you think of?
At any given time, there are probably millions of people starting a new diet. At any given time, there are millions of people working out hard at home, at a gym, or outside. So why, at any given time, is the average American overweight, and borderline obese?
I Don’t Love Vegetables. True statement. Sort of. If you offered me a choice between what I would rather have: Meat or Vegetables Starchy carbs or vegetables Fruit or vegetables Dessert or vegetables I would choose option A every time. But – I eat them – and most of the time I do enjoy them,Continue reading “I’m a Registered Dietitian…and I Don’t Love Vegetables”
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.
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.
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?
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?”
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”.
When it comes to working out, there are a million different things you can do and a million different ways that people think is best. The one common factor: hard work and challenging stimulus. So why do we NEED to overcomplicate things? The tried and true methods still exist for a reason. The staple exercisesContinue reading “4 Ways to Simplify Your Workouts Without Stressing Over the Small Stuff (With Videos)”
***This was an email sent out to my insiders’ list this week. If you are NOT on the list, get on it here to receive more tactical emails like this one — CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP*** Let’s stop the talk about this and that diet being best… Currently, America sits at a 40% obesityContinue reading “Your Diet Doesn’t Matter, and 3 Other Things That Don’t”