3 Easy Healthy Meals

3 Easy Healthy Meals

I often hear people say that they don’t have time to eat healthily. While I sympathize with a busy lifestyle – I do work full time, have 2 children, and do writing gigs on the side – I also know that I can whip together a healthy meal in a matter of minutes. I realize …

Stop Fighting over What’s Healthy!

Stop Fighting over What’s Healthy!

What is a healthy diet? The truth is, there is no exclusive “healthy” diet that works for everyone. Yes, there are protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, and mineral requirements. These needs need to be met. There are a number of different healthy ways to meet these needs, however. Vegan, Vegetarian, Omnivore, Clean Eating, versions of Paleo …

Nutrition and Behavior

Nutrition and Behavior

While there is a lot about nutrition that is “knowledge”- i.e., the knowledge to eat one food over another due to it’s health benefits, I believe that 90% of healthy eating and nutrition is behavior, goal setting, and self control. You can 100% know for sure that an apple is better for you than a …

Phosphate Additives

Phosphate Additives

Something I have recently decided to do is change jobs. I love my current job, but I will have more time with my family taking a new job closer to home. In doing some research for my new role, I came across an article about phosphate additives. It was an article sourced in the NIH, …

Anti Fad Diet RD

5 Rules for Avoiding Fad Diets There is nothing that drives Dietitians crazier than fad diets! The consequences may be very poor in that you will not see results, or you will lose weight and gain it right back. Fad diets do very little good. They discourage would-be healthy lifestyle converts. Most of the time …