Ask the Dietitian: How Much Protein Do I Really Need To Eat?

There are very few foods we eat these days that haven’t been idolized or crucified by one group or anther for it’s supposed disease-causing, or disease-curing properties. Everything from fats and carbs, to the minerals in water, or hidden toxins in food packaging have all been blamed for our health issues. It’s particularly confusing and … More Ask the Dietitian: How Much Protein Do I Really Need To Eat?

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

New Year, New You? How to Get Off The Weight Loss Hamster Wheel

Ahh, New Year, New You! After spending the last several weeks enjoying the holiday festivities and all of the delicious treats it has to offer, it’s no wonder that weight loss is one of the most common new years resolutions we make. Nothing helps us shove aside the guilt of overeating during the holidays like … More New Year, New You? How to Get Off The Weight Loss Hamster Wheel

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 … More The Dietitian Dirty Dozen: Worst Nutrition Trends of 2017

Why Weight Loss Should Actually Be Your Lowest Priority When Starting Your “Weight Loss Journey”

Wait…what? Let me start by sharing a little story with you, and then we’ll talk about why focusing on weight loss is often detrimental to making real lasting lifestyle changes. Don’t worry, I’m also going to give you my advice for what to focus on instead of the number on the scale! As a Dietitian … More Why Weight Loss Should Actually Be Your Lowest Priority When Starting Your “Weight Loss Journey”