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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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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

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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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6 Steps to Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

New's Year's resolutions and celebration

Here’s a smart way to see the results you’ve been chasing with those New Year’s Resolutions. And surprise! It’s easier than you think. In fact, hard is the reason too many New Year’s goals and resolutions fail. “I’m going to lose 50 pounds.” “I’m getting…

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Is Fish Safe to Eat? No More Fears!

Norwegian Salmon with veggies

We aren’t eating enough fish! Well, actually I am. But on average, Americans eat waaaay less seafood than the recommended couple servings per week. Here’s the bottom line right at the top: Yes, fish is safe to eat! And it’s really good for you. Let…

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13 Delicious Ways to Eat Out Healthy

Who doesn’t love eating out? I sure do. But healthy eating out can be tricky! Some of the problems: Restaurant portions are often enormous. It’s hard to know which foods are swimming in sugar, sodium and saturated fats. Plus what sounds like a wholesome wrap…

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Unlock the Disease-Fighters in Your Food

Get more health-boosters in every bite. Here’s how to boost nutrient absorption. And availability and absorption of those phytonutrients too. We sure don’t want to forget about those thousands of tiny disease-fighters hiding in our food. 10 Ways to Boost Nutrient Absorption If you’re like many, you’re…

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What Foods are the Best Sources of Prebiotics?

Prebiotic food sources including onions, garlic, oats and edamame

What foods have prebiotics? Everyone is talking gut health these days! You know about the microbes in your gut, and you’ve probably heard of probiotics in your food or supplements. But what about prebiotics? What are prebiotics? In short, prebiotics are food for the good…

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Carbohydrate Foods: Get Answers to Your Questions

shrimp tacos

Aak, carbohydrates are vilified as public enemy number one. Again and again and again. Carb-bashers claim carbohydrate foods are the root of obesity, inflammation, diabetes, heart disease, you-name-it. No berries and yogurt for these folks. No sandwiches, tacos, lentil soup or brown rice either. They…

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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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