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How to Exercise While Social-Distancing & Not Feel Lonely

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There are lots of ways to workout at home. But some of them are just plain, well lonely. Here are 10 ways to sweat out social distancing. And some of them won’t make you feel so alone. How am I going to tame that anxious…

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice & Stick to Your Diet

dog quieting critical inner voice

If your critical inner voice beats you up because you didn’t stick to your diet, you can feel better right away and get healthier too. I’ve watched tears drip from the corners of patients’ eyes struggling to keep their voices steady while telling me about…

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Is Healthy Chocolate for Real? Get Desserts with Benefits!

Healthy chocolate really does exist. Here are the 3 things you need to know to love the heck out of chocolate and take care of your health. When my girls were little, I taught them the proper way to use a shot glass. And when…

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Chocolate Walnut Date Balls: Healthy AND Yummy + Only 5 Ingredients

healthy bliss balls with chocolate chips

Wait till you taste these healthy bliss balls! They combine the deliciousness of walnuts and chocolate with the sweetness of dates in a healthy and quick-to-make treat for snack or dessert. It’s chocolatey yum that you can feel good about eating and sharing. Chocolate! I…

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Do You Eat These Common But Powerful Brain-Boosting Foods?

a bowl of colorful fresh pears as part of a brain healthy diet

What in the world are you supposed to eat on a brain-healthy diet? I get so irritated when I see lists of must-eat foods that are hard to find or just plain weird. With my jaw clenched, I silently scream: “Who is this list for?…

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Is This Missing From Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet?

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If your LDL cholesterol is higher than ideal, this missing ingredient might be the solution to your problem: plant stanols and sterols, which are collectively called phytosterols. I use phytosterol supplements, and I’m happy with the results. Heart disease is still the number 1 killer…

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Quick & Delicious Creamy Zucchini Soup

creamy zucchini soup with fresh thyme

You can be sipping on this delicious, healthy and creamy zucchini soup in just about a half hour from now! I am a vegetable lover. But you already know that, don’t you? I’m always on the lookout for more fun ways to eat my veggies…

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Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal for Make-Ahead Breakfasts

healthy blueberry baked oatmeal with Greek yogurt and raaspberries

What’s better than a delicious, nutritious, fragrant breakfast to please your entire family (and guests)? An easy-peasy one that you can make ahead like this yummy blueberry baked oatmeal! How I healthified this blueberry baked oatmeal I sweetened and flavored this healthy baked oatmeal recipe…

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The Easy (Really) Way to Rock Your Health Goals

3 questions to help you find your gateway health goal

It’s time to embrace easy! Easy is the path to meeting those health goals you’ve been struggling with. Yes, I really do mean that. Over the years, clients have told me that they have to ride themselves hard and make big sweeping changes. Otherwise, they…

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I Helped Pick The US News Best Diets: 3 Key Takeaways

fish over pureed peas

I’m often asked what I think is The Best Diet. Clearly what we eat matters. It matters to our long-term health and our short-term well-being. Fortunately, nutrition science has a lot to say about healthy eating patterns. Science aside, however, eating is really rather personal…

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Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

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