Protein is a very complicated macronutrient. Today, I go over some of the details regarding protein, where to find it, and how much you need.
Author: The Nutrition Punk
I am a dietitian living in Portland, Oregon. I write about a variety of nutrition and heath topics, with the goal of improving people's understanding of food and nutrition so they may be empowered against all the misinformation that is out there.
Continuing with my theme of covering the various parts of the diet I started last year (so far I have covered energy, also known as Calories, and my take on Carbohydrates). Today’s topic is on fats, also known as lipids. I will highlight what they are, where you can find them, and why people shun […]
The Year Where Hope Failed Me
*Climbs out of 2020 bunker, far more bearded and disheveled than he went in. I think it’s safe to say this year sucked. And not just in a normal “gee, things sure are sucky,” kind of way, but in the whole “wow, what is this, the end of the fucking world?” sort of way. Frankly, […]
Are carbs something you should shun or something you should eat? I go into further detail about why carbs have been misjudged in recent days.
Wondering how to lose weight? This is the first part of a multi-part series where I break down the different parts of a diet and explain how they play a role in weight management or loss.
Ending January by getting back into blogging! This time It’s about my journey to become a dietitian.
Find grocery shopping time consuming and expensive? These tips might help you!
Some lesser known things I’ve observed from working in food service.
Why Fad Diets Fail
Ever eat a diet online and have it not work for you? This article will explain some of the “whys.”
The Nutrition Before Christmas
This is a basic thing I wrote, based on The Night Before Christmas, but based on my blog!