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  • Eating Healthy On The Go December 11, 2018
    Whether you’re a busy parent transporting kids from school to practice, a business professional jet setting the world for work, or a college student simply driving home for the holidays, you may not have the option to sit and have a meal around a table. Eating healthy on the go is a challenge that we... […]
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for the Health Nut December 4, 2018
    Got a friend or family member who’s all about health and fitness? As self-declared health nuts, we put together a list of gifts that are dietitian approved and we would love to see under our tree! Bonus: We’ve provided easy links to order everything listed so you don’t ever have to set foot in a... […]
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  • Best Books of 2018 November 26, 2018
    Books are one of my favorite things to give (and receive). With lots of gift giving opportunities around the corner, I thought I would share some of my most-loved reads of 2018 with you. For as many favorites as I found, I read (or listened to) just as many flops. Save yourself the time and... […]
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  • The Best Plant Based Protein Shakes November 1, 2018
    In today’s world, convenience is king. We all want quick, healthy, on-the go options to keep us fueled throughout the day without having to spend hours in the kitchen. As a result, the number of ready to drink shakes on the market has exploded in recent years. Let’s get one thing straight first: just because... […]
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  • Two Dietitians Tried the Ketotarian Diet: Here’s What Happened October 25, 2018
    Is it possible to eat plant-based AND get the benefits of being in ketosis? We tried the ketotarian diet and discuss our experience, cravings (or lack of), the benefits, and the downfalls of following the ketotarian diet. Also check out our previous experiments with popular diets: A Dietitian on the Carnivore Diet 7 Days on... […]
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  • The Best BCAAs October 4, 2018
    What are BCAAs? Have you ever seen someone in the gym drinking neon colored liquid out of a shaker bottle during their workout? They’re probably drinking a BCAA supplement. Branched chain amino acids, better known as BCAAs, are the building blocks of protein. There are nine amino acids that are essential, meaning that our bodies... […]
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  • A Dietitian on the Carnivore Diet September 27, 2018
    The carnivore diet is gaining in popularity and in order to get ahead of this trend, I decided to experiment with it myself. In this article, I cover what happened with my weight, cholesterol, shoulder pain, skin, energy levels, and more. What is the carnivore diet? All meat. In it’s simplest form, the carnivore diet... […]
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  • The Best Pre Workout Supplements September 21, 2018
    Do you ever feel like you need a little extra boost to get your daily exercise in? Pre workout drinks and supplements are designed to help you get the most out of your workouts but buyer beware: many products over-promise and under-deliver. Let’s get one thing straight: the overwhelming majority of supplements are complete garbage.... […]
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  • Best Vegan Protein Sources September 13, 2018
    Whether you’ve been a vegan for decades or just starting to dabble with a plant-based diet, one of the most common things you’ll be asked is “how do you get enough protein?!” Many people assume that without meat, your muscles will wither away or that “vegan protein” equals gross “veggie” burgers and frankenfood. While we... […]
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  • Sweet Potato Hummus September 5, 2018
    Back in 2013 when I originally posted this recipe, it was still a toss-up whether my clients had even heard of hummus. Now, hummus is all the rage and every grocery store carries at least 4 different brands and a crazy amount of flavors. I put hummus on sandwiches and wraps, use it as a... […]
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