Category: Blog Posts

September 20, 2014

Lessons From Nutrition School That Were Completely Wrong

I hate to age myself, but I went to school for my nutrition degree more than a few years ago. Things have changed since then, and while my practice has changed, we still see some of these gems being recommended to this day. Here’s where we got it wrong all
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August 26, 2014

6 Things You Should Know About Dietitians

Some of my colleagues and I want to put this out here, in case there are any misconceptions about what dietitians do. There seems to be some confusion about the dietitian vs nutritionist titles, and what we do in general. I want to clear that up right now, so here
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August 7, 2014

It’s Time to Ditch The Post Sport Snack Sign Up for Kids

It’s time to ditch the snack sign up at kids’ recreational sports. That’s right, I think it’s time to finish this unnecessary tradition.  I’m good with some traditions, like the tooth fairy and Santa Claus. The post-sports snack sign-up, on the other hand, has gotten a bit appalling in the
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June 25, 2014

Five Reasons Why You Have Gas, and What to Do About It

I know it sounds a bit vulgar, but I’ve never been one to pull any punches. I get this question a lot in my practice, and from friends, too. For some reason, everyone wants me to solve their gas problems. How fun is that! Being a dietitian, I do talk
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May 23, 2014

The Eight Nutrition Trends That Drive This Dietitian Crazy

People are getting too free – as in, gluten, dairy, sugar, you name it. There are always those people who have legitimate food intolerances and allergies who actually need a diet that is ‘free’ of something. Everyone else, it’s not the wheat that’s making you bloated, it’s all those crackers
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