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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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Chickpea Waldorf Salad Recipe: A Quick & Easy Lunch

This Easy Chickpea Waldorf Salad Recipe is made with dried cranberries, chopped apples, walnuts, and Greek yogurt. It’s a quick and healthful lunch that’s full of plant-based protein and fiber. This is a guest post written by fellow registered dietitian, Emily Cooper of Sinful Nutrition….

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6 Powerful Reasons to Make Time for Family Meals

Family Meals Help Kids and Parents

Family meals are worth the trouble. I promise. Here are 6 reasons to make family meals a priority and 8 tips to make them doable. My daughters are both young women now. And we still cherish family meals. All of us, not just my husband…

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Diabetes and African Americans: Myths, Spirituality and More

African Americans are at especially high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In recognition of National Diabetes Month, I interviewed Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, author of The African American Guide to Living Well with Diabetes. She is an award winning registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, national speaker…

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Get Organized for Health and Diabetes

Diabetes organization

My own patients and clients – whether they have diabetes or not – are better able to reach their health goals when they embrace structure and routine. To give you a few more ideas about becoming more organized for diabetes and other health concerns, I…

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Yes! People with Diabetes CAN Eat Eggs

This post is sponsored by the Egg Nutrition Center. I’ve received compensation for my time only. I have complete control over the content. Please read my full disclosure policy. Recently a new patient with diabetes came in with a list of several foods she was…

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Quick Healthy Meal Idea: Scooped French Bread Pizza

Combined with a salad or some soup, scooped French bread pizza has become a favorite way to wrap up a busy weekend. Every few weeks, my husband Drew and I sit down to some version of this simple, trimmed down crusty pizza. It’s a perfect…

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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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