It’s Easier To Add Than Subtract

January 3, 2014

I am revisiting and rewriting some posts I wrote years ago for another site. They are tidbits of advice and thoughts on healthy living and nutrition. When it comes to balance, it is easier to add than subtract. Subtracting involves changing a habit. It means there will be emptiness. Something to miss. This is why […]

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Rebel Dieting

December 19, 2013

Today I bring you a guest post from Registered Dietitian Kait, who works in Private Practice in the DC Metro Area. She uses the non-dieting approach to intuitive eating. Check out her blog Rebel Dietitian for meal planning tips and recipes, self-care ideas, and ways to embrace the rebel mentality! I am so happy to […]

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Have Your Christmas And Eat It Too

December 13, 2013

No one wants to spend the holiday season deprived of its delicious abundance. But no one wants to gain the Holiday Ten. “Eat before the holiday party”  //  “Skip the eggnog”  //  “This 50 calorie skinny cocktail is the lightest” Conventional diet advice means you’re missing out on the most wonderful time of the year. […]

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Alcohol: Practice v. Preach

November 19, 2013

I have complicated thoughts about alcohol. On the one hand, I think it’s delicious, relaxing and fun to drink. On the other hand, I don’t think it’s really all that good for you, and hangovers and empty calories leave me with regrets. Writing about alcohol is a touchy subject that can easily be interpreted to […]

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The Shrinking Woman

November 13, 2013

I recently came across this beautifully written and perfectly executed piece by Wesleyan’s Lily Myers as performed at Barnard College’s 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. You really need to listen to it twice to fully capture its depth. {The text is printed below the video on its YouTube page.} Myers does a brilliant job describing the […]

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Sports Nutrition: Trending Topics

November 7, 2013

Today I bring you a new addition to KERF – nutrition trends from dietitians! About once a month I am hoping to host a dietitian to write about a topic he or she specializes in {please email me if you’re interested}. The first post is from Christina, who is a sports dietitian and writes at […]

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Nutrition Compromises

October 17, 2013

Matt and I were having dinner recently – chicken herby breasts to be specific – and I was savoring a crispy piece of the skin. I thought about how people remove the skin to save calories and fat. I realize why people choose to remove the skin – it’s contains a high amount of fat. […]

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