Vexing Vocabulary: Exploring Energy

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 07:49 AM Written by
“I feel like I don’t have any energy. What can I eat to give me energy?” This is a quote I hear from new clients on a regular basis in my private practice. Being a Dietitian and self-cited mediator of information, what better way to answer this question then a…

Vexing Vocabulary: Calories

Thursday, 28 July 2016 07:57 AM Written by
What is a calorie? We know it as a measurement commonly used when discussing food, but what does it represent? Too simplify things; the calorie is a measure of expended energy. When we talk about our diet, calories are assigned from 3 main sources: carbohydrates, fats and protein (our macronutrients).…

Supplementation: A Food First Approach

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 08:32 AM Written by
Supplementation has become increasingly popular in the United States over the past 20 years. Many products have potential application and benefits to target populations, but it is rare that a supplement truly enhances the health or performance of the general population better than an optimized diet. That said, there is…
In recent years, the ketogenic diet has emerged as a popular choice among extreme endurance athletes for a couple key reasons. Today’s post will discuss an introduction to ketogenic dieting, what it means, the potential benefits, as well as potential concerns and obstacles. This post will not discuss the physiology…
We’ve all heard the saying “Too much of a good thing.” This proves to be true in nutrition and health. Even if your diet consists of the nutrient dense foods, it’s important to keep portion sizes in mind so that you aren’t overeating and taking away from your efforts to eat right.…
This is a complete meal in 1 dish and makes ground chicken look fancy! Ground turkey, beef or tofu crumbles are great substitutions for the chicken. The casserole can also be served as a side! Ingredients Serves 4-5 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb ground chicken 12 oz broccoli 2…

Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 07:53 AM Written by
Did you know that most of our bone mass is completely built by the time we reach the age of 20? This is part of the reason why we encourage milk intake for our infants and adolescents. We begin recommending whole milk after breastfeeding and then serve milk with both…
  You know I love a good stuffed sweet potato. This variation is overflowing with flavors of the Mediterranean. To make this recipe even easier, I visited the antipasto bar in my local grocery store and filled a container with different olives, feta cheese, roasted garlic, and sun dried tomatoes. I…
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