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How to become a nutritional skeptic

The internet is good at giving you too much information all at once. Positive skepticism is one way to sort through the BS and get to the good stuff.

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CICO A Go-Go: What is a CICO Diet?

Ever wonder what a CICO diet is? Today I highlight a diet that I actually think is a beneficial one to follow!

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How Nutrition Advice Changes

Wonder why you hear one thing about food and nutrition only to hear something completely different later on? Today’s post explores why this might be happening to you.

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What Makes a Food “Good” or “Bad”?

As a dietitian, I’ve been asked and talked about what makes a food good or bad. Today I talk about things I consider when I give people an answer.

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Money Talks: How Eating Healthy Can Benefit You

Is eating healthy really that much more expensive when compared to eating unhealthy? Here are some of the pros and cons listed.

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Pro(tein) Memoria: What is Protein?

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.

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Hero of the Day: Are Fats Bad for You?

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 […]

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Devil in I: Are Carbs Demonized?

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.

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Go Forth and Diet: Why Do Calories Matter?

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.

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Sick of You: Norovirus

It’s almost the peak season of norovirus. Wondering how you can keep yourself and others safe?