Nutrition

A Propensity for Probiotics

June 26, 2014
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For a little nutrition science on this lovely morning, please welcome Dietetic Intern Hailey Koch to tell you all about probiotics! A kombucha cheers to get us going… It was nearly five years ago that I remember having a casual conversation with my food scientist father about the emerging trend of probiotics in the food […]

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The Boxed Lunch, Or You Can’t Have It All

June 25, 2014
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The turning point in my weight loss happened Christmas of 2005. I was at Matt’s family’s house and had just returned from a big Caribbean cruise. You can imagine how many vacation pounds I was carrying around on top of the usual holiday overeating I used to do. But the thing is – I didn’t see […]

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Lunch At Eppie’s

June 19, 2014
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My mom is here visiting for the week, and we’re having a great time chillin’ in Cville. We went to the gym in the morning – I hit up small group with Erin and mom spent some time on the elliptical and treadmill. Meanwhile, Mazen and his BFF Sylvia reunited in the kids zone! I […]

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Come Over To The Green Side

June 12, 2014
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Who doesn’t have a goal to eat more vegetables? To eat healthier? To enjoy delicious dinners? In a perfect world, kids would smile as they munched through broccoli, kale chips and collard greens. Your spouse would request tofu stir-fry for dinner. Having a toddler at home, I realize getting Mazen to eat his veggies by […]

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Guest RD: The Diet Common Denominator

June 10, 2014
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Today’s guest post is by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD, author of Nutrition By Carrie. Carrie’s post is full of sound advice on the common denominators of healthy diets. What’s the healthiest way to eat? That depends on who you ask. At times, it may seem like everyone from your neighbor to your coworker to […]

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Healthy Eating: A Shared Responsibility

June 3, 2014
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Today’s nutrition post is sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. The CSPI acts as the voice of the American public on the topics of food, nutrition, health and beyond. I am happy to host Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy, to write about the challenges of eating healthy in today’s world. […]

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Guest RD: Prenatal Nutrition

May 28, 2014
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Today’s guest post is from Emily Wax, an RD from Brooklyn and the blogger behind Eating Chalk. Emily and I have actually gotten to meet in person! I love that she loves sardines like me. Having just gone through a pregnancy (ok, wow, it was actually almost two years ago!), I loved reading her post. […]

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