ICYMI, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released on January 7... The public (I’m going to include the media in that statement) has been a little up in arms with this news. Critiques and frustrations abound, but those that I find most interesting are “why should I care?” and “how is this different?”.Read More
Hey friends, I wanted to let you know that I'm going to be taking a short break on the blog. There are a few things going on personally and professionally that are preventing me from keeping up on things and providing quality content. Instead of haphazardly putting things up, or putting up sub-par content, I thought I'd just call it a break. I think that expectation management is important, so now you know :) I hope to be up and running again in January, ready to help you think through 2016.
In the meantime, feel free to contact me for information on one-on-one nutritional counseling or join my daily email - Proactive Healthy Holiday Challenge - to get you through 2015. Thanks for your support!
One of the ways this plays out is that I can advocate for eating canned fruits and vegetables. You've probably heard over and over again that fresh is best, and to shop the perimeter of the grocery store. While this advice is well-intentioned, it can leave us feeling confused or guilty when we reach for some convenience items.Read More
Ultimately, remember that how you talk about food and your own body matters. Off-handedly commenting on the eating habits of others is rarely helpful, and often hurtful. Health takes on many different forms, and how we speak to ourselves and one another is a big part of it.Read More
In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, and my work with women pre- and post-partum, today's feature is on gestational diabetes. What is it? Why is it a concern? What can you do about it?Read More
Want to learn the basics of making your own "cubes of goodness"? Check out my post on roasting vegetables 101. It's not complicated, and makes a world of difference!Read More
You may only know of him as Amy Schumer's uncle, but Chuck Schumer has been a senator in New York state since I was in high school. Recently, he has taken a stand against a new product on the shelves - a caffeinated version of peanut butter.Read More
My obsession with Siggi's yogurt is definitely not a secret. If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen plenty of evidence of how I like to eat my Siggi's. Last week, I was invited to attend a special breakfast event for dietitians - and a couple of food bloggers - that Siggi's hosted. It involved hearing more about the company from the founder, Siggi Hilmarsson. The event was great, and reminded me of why I love the yogurt and can so easily evangelize for them :)Read More