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The Crowding Out Method. What CAN you eat?

Throughout my years practicing as a dietitian, I have stumbled across people who think that my job involves telling people what they CANNOT eat. This idea of deprivation is surrounded by fear and anxiety when a person considers what they have to eliminate or avoid...
Should I Drink Apple Cider Vinegar?

Should I Drink Apple Cider Vinegar?

Patients frequently ask me about ‘miracle’ foods they can add to their diets to improve general health. Frankly, I don’t believe in magic potions or pills, but I do think there are many foods that can be safely incorporated into our diets for general...

How To Be A Healthy Omnivore

There is controversy in the nutrition world when it comes to meat consumption. Epidemiological studies in the past have found correlations between red and processed meat consumption and the heightened risk for certain cancers, heart disease and high cholesterol. Other...

Nature’s Toothbrush

It’s fairly evident by now that fiber — umm — keeps you regular. That said, it’s still one of the more challenging foods for some of us to maintain with consistency in our diet. Fiber gets a bad rap because it evokes images of prunes and weird,...

Make Ahead Green Smoothies!

Eating our greens is something we all need to do a better job of, but it’s not always so easy! We have busy schedules and those green leafies quickly turn to brown wilties after too much time in the fridge. We start with good intentions and find ourselves...