Paleo Diet: Pros And Cons

January 31, 2014

Today’s nutrition post comes from Amelia Winslow, MS, MPH of Eating Made Easy. Amelia holds two master’s degrees, in Nutrition and Public Health, from Tufts University in Boston. She and I are on the same page about the Paleo Diet, so I am excited for her to share some of the pros and cons of […]

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A Colorful, Nourishing Diet

January 22, 2014

A healthful diet is one that provides the perfect balance of calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat, and micronutrients along with the social and sensory pleasures of eating. If you add all of these together, you might say you are achieving ideal nutrition. Of course ideal nutrition is individualized, but using the overall recommendations from the Academy […]

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Nutrition Notes: Canned Soups

January 17, 2014

In a perfect world we would all make soup from scratch and freeze the leftovers in containers to reheat on a chilly winter day. We love soup in our house and we often do have reserves in the freezer ready for eating. But frozen soup can take a while to thaw in a hot minute, […]

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The Intersection Of Nutrition And Mental Health

January 16, 2014

Here is the third installment of the Registered Dietitian series! Melissa Preston is a registered dietitian and therapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and food addictions. Read her blog here! How does food influence our mood and how does our food influence our mood? Do you use food to deal with your emotions? […]

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Ways Motherhood Has Changed Me

January 14, 2014

This post isn’t about all the profound ways I have changed after becoming a mom. Rather, it’s about the everyday habits and health changes that have manifested since I gave birth over 16 months ago. None of these changes has been intentional. They are changes that come with the different lifestyle I lead providing meals […]

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Feelin’ Shrimpy

January 10, 2014

This post is sponsored by The Shrimp Council When I am navigating the blog partnership arena, my top choices are always the councils and boards behind real food. Thus, when The Shrimp Council asked if I’d like to partner for 2014, it was a win-win. A healthy real food that I personally love with a […]

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How To Keep The Weight Off

January 8, 2014

Yesterday I had the fun of joining Amelia, Roni, Liz and Tina in a Google Hangout chat about weight loss. In our hangout we talk about… -Our turning points in weight loss when we finally decided to make a lifestyle change for good. -How we were able to change our perspective about dieting and food […]

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