What Your Dietitian Really Thinks About High Protein Ice Cream

A few weeks ago while out grocery shopping a new product caught my eye. CoolWay ice cream (technically there’s no cream in the stuff so it’s called a frozen dessert, but you catch my drift). Boasts 320 calories per container, and a whopping 24 grams of protein. As I’ve said before in my post about … More What Your Dietitian Really Thinks About High Protein Ice Cream

The Truth About Sugar

We’re born with an innate preference for the taste of sweet foods. Right from birth our brains know that things that taste sweet contain energy, so we are prone to choose sweet-tasting foods over others in order to survive. In the food-scarce environment our ancestors lived in, people needed these instincts to stay alive. In … More The Truth About Sugar

Fruits and Vegetables….What’s So Great About Them Anyway?

“Eat more fruits and vegetables” OMG Steph we know! If there’s one piece of nutrition advice that just about everyone can agree on, regardless of the dietary paradigm you follow (unless you’re a breathatarian, but that’s a whole other thing…) is that fruits and vegetables are good and we should eat more of them. But … More Fruits and Vegetables….What’s So Great About Them Anyway?

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