Do you need a detox to rid your body of "toxins?" That is a question many of my clients have been asking with the turn of the New Year. Let's uncover the evidence-based truth behind these detox diets/supplements. What is a Detox? A detox is a type of diet that is supposed to clean your intestines … Continue reading Detox 101
One of the first things I hear when someone is trying to lose weight is that they need to start counting or watching their calories. It goes back to the the old saying of "calories in, calories out." If you eat less, and exercise more you'll lose weight guaranteed. Makes sense right? Well, not so … Continue reading Why Calories Don’t Really Matter
We are coming up on that time of year full of holiday fun and FOOD! It is totally fine to indulge a little throughout the holidays (I mean what fun would it be if you didn't); but you don't need to go all willy nilly and toss aside all your healthy habits until January. We … Continue reading 5 Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season (Halloween Edition)
Whether you want to lose weight or just maintain, the first thing you want to start off with is setting some goals for yourself. The best way to know where you are now and where you are planning to be is to set a long-term goal and supporting short-term goals. So, grab yourself a piece … Continue reading Keys to Weight Loss Success: Goal Setting
Hey there! One of the top questions I get (on a daily basis) is "What do you eat all day?" That mixed with, "What's for lunch?" In inspiration of that, plus other RD blogs I follow, I decided to do my own "What I Ate Wednesday" blog! I tend to eat the same types of things … Continue reading Dietitian Eats: What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)
We are getting into warmer days now, so it is time to start thinking of getting yourself in shape (if you haven't done so already)! The past week, I have been getting a lot more clients asking about weight-loss and how to "lose the belly fat." While nutrition is a huge part of getting the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Getting Started with Exercise
Part of my job as a Retail Dietitian is doing healthy food demonstrations. In one of my recent demos, I highlighted oranges; mainly because of cold and flu season (Vitamin C) and they were on sale. It was so funny doing this demo because I got a ton of people saying either, "This is healthy?" … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Oranges
So, it has been quite a long time since my last blog! With the holidays and work, I kept putting off writing one. Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about super foods and flaxseeds. What are they good for? How can you cook with them? What are they?! Probably most of the … Continue reading Flaxseeds!
I am sure many of you reading this blog have heard of some sort of quick-fix weight-loss plan through the TV, magazines, or friends. I'm sure you are also tired of hearing friends or family talk about going on their 21-day "insert diet gimmick here." Not only do they flaunt their crash-diet techniques like they … Continue reading Get Your 21-Day Fix Here!
So the big question on everyone's mind is how do I lose weight??? Unfortunately, there is no "magic pill" to drop all your fat and keep it off; that is, without dehydrating your body or causing a heart attack. But go ahead with your diet pills, if you think that it will work. I am … Continue reading Starter Tips for Weight Loss