People tell me all the time that they are too busy to eat healthy or exercise. They want to know how to make living a healthy lifestyle an easy “task”. Truth be told, it’s not. This summer I moved, worked two jobs (1 full time and 1 part time), finished graduate school (thesis and all),… Continue reading Being busy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your health
We’ve all been there. You have a long weekend at restaurants/bars and events around town. You don’t get quality sleep, you aren’t eating quality food, and you’ve had [a little] too much alcohol. By Sunday afternoon you feel awful and don’t even want to think about getting on the scale. What do you do? … Continue reading How I reset after a weekend “off”
When people find out I am a registered dietitian they always ask me one of three things: Can you help me eat better? So you eat healthy all the time, right? Are you judging me for eating this? In case you were wondering, the answers to those questions are yes, usually, and not at all.… Continue reading What does a registered dietitian eat?
If your mother is anything like mine, you’ve been told hundreds of time to eat your vegetables. When I was young I wasn’t allowed to get up from the table until all of my broccoli was gone. And yes, I have always been taught the various health benefits of “eating the rainbow”. Unfortunately, eating vegetables… Continue reading How to sneak more veggies into your diet
Did you know that you don’t just need calcium for your bone health? It’s also necessary for muscle contraction, blood coagulation, and nerve impulse transmission. Depending on your age and life stage, you likely need between 1,000 – 1,200 mg of calcium – or 3 glasses of milk – per day. But what if your… Continue reading Dairy-free sources of calcium