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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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How to Eat Healthy: 15 Easy Ways Without Counting Macros or Calories

eat healthy spaghetti with veggies

The macro diet or counting macros was trendy last year, and I suspect it will be this year too. Counting calories has been a solid strategy for longer than I can remember. And while there are advantages and disadvantages to these strategies, I’ve got good…

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Easy Diet Hacks for National Nutrition® Month and Every Month

Diet hacks for National Nutrition Month

I love National Nutrition Month® because it’s the one month of the year that legitimizes my nonstop chatter about all things food and nutrition! This year’s theme is Go Further with Food, which emphasizes both good health and reduced food waste. I invited 7 colleagues…

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Kitchen Timesavers: 8 Healthful Foods to Prep on the Weekend

Healthy Foods to Prepare in Advance

Get a head start on food prep to help you eat healthfully. I’m a big fan of doing what I can now to make my life a bit easier all week. Anyone who has worked with me or read much of my work knows that I…

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Healthy Eating Tip: Practice Portion Control

Portion Teller Plan

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! Download my FREE guide with my 10 favorite tips and several recipes. Get it now. It’s available only during March for National Nutrition Month®. In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Lisa Young shares 7 tips to help you savor the flavor of eating…

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Healthier Chocolate Dessert: Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

healthier chocolate recipe

Dark chocolate-covered apricots are perfect for American Heart Month! Actually, I figure that dark chocolate is perfect for pretty much everyday. Most people who know me well know that dark chocolate is among my very favorite foods. Why Do I Love Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apricots? These sweet…

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Increase Your Willpower? I’ve Got Something Better

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I am no fan of willpower. It isn’t because I don’t have any. It’s because willpower is unreliable. One minute it’s there. Then blammo, it’s gone. Maybe it gets you through a chocolate craving several nights in a row. But then what happens? If you’re…

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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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