Nutrition and Diet

The Ketogenic Diet: What You Need to Know

Originally published November 2017 Updated September 19, 2018 Well, its been almost a year since my original post about the Ketogenic diet, and what an interesting year it has been for this particular trend! I chose to re-visit this post and update it because there has been a surplus of research and development into whether… Continue reading The Ketogenic Diet: What You Need to Know

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Nutrition and Diet

Intermittent Fasting- Should You Try It?

It seems the people out there who like to invent new diets are starting to run out of ideas. Since there's a diet out there scaring us out of eating just about every food known to man (meat, dairy, sugar, fruit, legumes, fat, carbs, soy, pesticides, GMOs- you name it!) We've pretty much run out… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting- Should You Try It?

Nutrition and Diet, Uncategorized

5 Things You May Not Know About Dietitians

In honor of National Dietitian Day, here are 5 things you may not know about Dietitians!

Nutrition and Diet

Nutrition Recommendations and Healthy Eating Guidelines: Have We Totally F****** Things Up?

Have Dietitians totally screwed up mainstream dietary advice, doing more harm than good with our recommendations? Many fad diet advocates like to target Dietitians and Government-produced nutrition guidelines as a major factor in the rise in obesity and chronic disease we've seen over the past several decades. They claim that our recommendations to eat a… Continue reading Nutrition Recommendations and Healthy Eating Guidelines: Have We Totally F****** Things Up?

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet

Your Diet is Going to Fail (and here’s why)

Yes, even that new one you read about on Facebook today. Even the one your coworker is doing and feels AMAZING a week in. Even the most "flexible"..."eat what you want and still lose weight!"..."You'll totally get rid of cravings forever" Diet is going to fail. Unfortunately only about 5% of people who start a… Continue reading Your Diet is Going to Fail (and here’s why)

Fitness and Workouts, Nutrition and Diet

Your Healthy Living Checklist: 5 Simple Things You Can Do To Achieve Good Health

Wanna know a secret? Good health is actually very simple. Much simpler than the diet and weight loss industry wants you to think it is. Let me explain... Beginners often find themselves confused over conflicting nutrition advice, or worry about how much cardio vs weights they should be doing. Should they be eating meat or… Continue reading Your Healthy Living Checklist: 5 Simple Things You Can Do To Achieve Good Health

Nutrition and Diet

The Dietitian Dirty Dozen: Worst Nutrition Trends of 2017

Have you heard of the EWG's Dirty Dozen List? It's the Environmental Working Group's yearly publication of which fruits and vegetables have the highest levels of pesticide residues on them. Their goal is to encourage consumers to purchase more organic produce vs conventionally grown. The trouble is, organic certainly DOES NOT mean chemical-free like you… Continue reading The Dietitian Dirty Dozen: Worst Nutrition Trends of 2017