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7 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Most people try to lose weight at some point in their life...and unfortunately, diet culture promotes quick fixes that do not last a lifetime. If you've ever restricted, yo-yo dieted, over-exercised, or participated in a fad diet--this blog is for YOU! Here are the 7 reasons you're NOT losing weight. You're not setting specific goals.… Continue reading 7 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

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How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

We've all heard it..."eat more protein if you're working out"... But what does that really mean?  For the average individual who starts walking for an hour after work--do they really need to bulk up the protein? For the person who wants to lose weight the "easy" way and not exercise, does higher protein diet benefit… Continue reading How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

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Food or Fad?

Do any of you follow fitness junkies on social media?  I follow several—several that I am super fans of…however, typically I am a fan of their workouts and not so much of their nutrition advice solely because many of them have not had nutrition training...and yet they are promoting nutritional advice that could ultimately be detrimental to… Continue reading Food or Fad?

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What’s a Dietitian?

It has been just over a year since I became a Registered Dietitian! That was one of the happiest moments of my life (aside from my wedding, of courseJ). Throughout my education, people asked me, “What’s your major?” When I told them “Nutrition and Dietetics, I am going to be a Registered Dietitian”, many people… Continue reading What’s a Dietitian?

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“DIET”…It’s a bad word

How many of you have gone on a diet?  To be honest, who hasn’t?  In the past, I have definitely tried different fad diets. When I was a young teenager, I told myself I would only eat fruit to lose weight. As I got older, I thought restricting my calorie intake through skipping meals, only eating… Continue reading “DIET”…It’s a bad word