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meal plan for weight loss
January 26, 2022

I’m a Dietitian, and I’ll Never Make You A Meal Plan. Here’s Why.

I think every dietitian has had the experience of being asked for a weight loss meal plan. And there’s no doubt that meal plans are popular – I see them being dispensed by trainers, and in magazines, and even by other dietitians. I’ve probably been asked for meal plans for
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nutrition research
January 24, 2022

How to Read Nutrition Research: A Primer on The Basics

I recently got into a kerfuffle with two nutritionists about their post claiming that ADHD and depression are closely linked to sugar intake. These people were recommending that people quit sugar altogether to help alleviate symptoms of those conditions. When some of my followers asked for research to back up
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eating guidelines
January 18, 2022

No Rules: My 10 Guidelines for Healthy and Happy Eating

I’ve gotten a lot of requests to write a post on how to lose weight. I don’t recommend weight loss diets at all. What I do help people with is changing their relationship with food, then establishing some guidelines for healthy eating.  Remember that it can take a long time
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how to lose weight
January 10, 2022

Want to lose weight? Here Are Three Checks to do First.

You all know that a large part of my brand and what I do is debunking diets and nutrition trends. A lot of these diets, of course, have to do with telling us how to lose weight, and although they’re toxic and often ineffective (especially in the long-run), that doesn’t
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ww personalpoints
January 7, 2022

Weight Watchers PersonalPoints Review: Personalized Weight Loss?

Weight Watchers, aka WW, seems like it’s always trying to reinvent itself by coming out with new plans. The latest, PersonalPoints, claims that it’s ‘customized like never before.’ Seems like WW is jumping on the ‘personalized just for you’ trend. The company promises that their ‘nutrition and behavior change scientists’
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January 5, 2022

Noom Review: Is Noom Really A Non-Diet?

By now, you’re probably all familiar with the ads for Noom. They usually feature a Noom participant telling us that diets have always failed them, but that Noom was different. Noom has the tagline ‘diets don’t work,’ and says very clearly that with the program, you can ‘stop dieting.’ But
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