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Sodium: The Facts & Tips for Eating Less

It’s quite likely that you’ve heard about the effect that too much sodium in our diets can have towards our health. Excess sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure (hypertension), and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for conditions like heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Today […]

Dietitian Day in the Life (Clinical)

I’m sure you’re all familiar with “What I Eat in a Day” or “What I Ate Wednesday” type blog posts. Well, I decided to start a similar series of posts called “Dietitian Day in the Life” where I’ll take you along through photos of a day in the life of […]

All About Protein

Protein is a hot topic in the fitness/health/wellness world. So much so that protein is being added to just about everything. Ice cream, chips, cookies, and more. My coworker mentioned to me recently that she came across a recipe for high-protein vanilla frosting for baked goods. I’m sure you may be […]

Milk & Milk Alternatives: The Nutrition

In the last few years, non-dairy milk alternatives have been rising in popularity. There are so many options on the market these days and it can be totally overwhelming when choosing the best option for you. Today I’m breaking down the nutrition profiles of some of the most popular milk […]

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

I recently posted a lengthy response to people asking me if I think they should make a career change to become a Registered Dietitian. I get that question a lot. Another question I encounter frequently online and in my work is along the lines of  “So are you a dietitian or […]

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

There was a time in my life when I would have done anything to try a pint of Arctic Zero or Halo Top Creamery brand ice cream. Back when I too thought healthy meant weighing less, low-calorie, or made with “clean” ingredients. Around that same time, I would make “cookie […]

Becoming a Registered Dietitian: What You Should Know

One of the most frequent questions I’ve received over the years on my path to becoming a dietitian goes a little something like this: “I’ve become really interested in food/nutrition/health and I’m thinking about switching my major/going back to school to become a Registered Dietitian. Would you recommend this?” My […]