Nutrition

Guest RD: What Does 100 Calories Look Like?

August 13, 2014
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Today’s guest post  is by Michelle Remkus. Michelle is a Registered Dietitian with her Masters in Nutrition and Wellness and writes a blog on her website, Live…Don’t Diet. Michelle did a cool visual collage of 100 calories 24 different ways to give you an idea of how calorie density varies. Pretty cool! I’ll take the […]

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Guest RD: The School Dietitian

July 30, 2014
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Today’s post is from Sam of the blog Grapefruit & Granola. Sam is a school dietitian! When I went back to school to become an RD, I really had no idea that foodservice management made up such a large portion of the curriculum. Throughout my internship I worked (and ate!) in a cafeteria for 6 […]

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Guest RD: Balancing Traveling & Nutrition

July 8, 2014
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Kori and I met in Charlottesville in 2012 right after Mazen was born! Now she’s a fancy RD and all that jazz : ) Her post today is creative and inspiring! I once spent a few weeks in a hotel while we were in Montana for Great Harvest training, but Kori spent over a month […]

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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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