Tagged: diet counseling

FODMAPs and GI Distress in Exercise

Do you experience GI distress during your workouts? FODMAPs may be the source. The FODMAP diet has been scientifically proven to reduce symptoms in patients suffering from IBS and has been shown in small studies to be effective in reducing GI symptoms in endurance athletes.

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When It Becomes Time to Re-Evaluate Your Eating Habits

“Youth has no age”– Pablo Picasso For a 34 year-old, I consider myself to be fairly bright.  I try to keep up with current events, fashion, and what’s “trending” in the land of pop culture.  But nothing cuts me down faster these days than spending 15 minutes on Facebook.  Paleo, clean eating, inflammatory detox, gluten-free, […]

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Comparing Popular American Diets

It seems that Americans are either continuing to have diets that are not the healthiest or they are making concerted efforts to eat as healthy a diet as possible. Thus many people are not only trying to eat organic foods, but are actually trying diets like vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, whole foods, or one of […]

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Healthier Holiday Dessert: Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe

With all that we have to do over the holidays, it would seem reasonable that we should keep our recipes easy on the preparation. This may include the delicious cookies you have put together and stored in the freezer. But, you may also want to consider an easy-does-it Yogurt Pie in whatever flavor you wish! […]

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Tricks of the Trade for Holiday Eating

All jokes aside, we all have some notions in the back of our minds about how we will “do” with our Holiday eating! Many people suggest that it is just too overwhelming to figure out how to lose weight or at least keep from gaining while attending a slew of parties over the holiday season. […]

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So, Why Do I Do What I Do? Confessions of a Dietitian

Recently I had the fortune of arriving at my Aunt Mary’s house, and found that she had made my favorite Rum Cake for dessert. My mouth watered as the flashbacks of eating that wonderful cake began to return to memory. It was warm, light on the inside, and crunchy on the outside and rich with […]

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Why Do We Fear the Weight Room?

Ladies… put down those teeny dumbbells you found stacked in the corner at the gym and confidently march over to the heavier weights. Do not fear those iron barbells and dumbbells – I promise they will not bite! Do not shy away from the squat rack – it’s not nearly as intimidating as it looks. […]

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The Super Heroes of Food: "To Boost & Protect!"

With cold and flu season quickly approaching, heading out to the pharmacy every week can get time consuming — and expensive. But finding the best solutions to fight those pesky bugs and viruses could be right in your kitchen!

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3 Healthy Food Products Worth Trying

Every year we have changes in the rational of what makes for “good health” and what makes for “good food” products to support this health plan. This year we are following many new low cholesterol food selections and also we are looking at foods that are gluten free. You may be interested in taking a […]

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Off to School (or Work) with a Safe Bag Lunch

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new school lunch bag for the year! Whether it’s off to school or work we go, millions of Americans carry “bag” lunches. Food brought from home can be kept safe if it is first handled and cooked safely. (Check out tips for safely cooking at BBQ’s & […]

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