A Registered Dietitian’s Guide About Protein: Providing Recommendations & Debunking Misconceptions

In this post I will be talking about how much protein we need, possible effects from higher protein diets, and begin to discuss sources of protein. How much protein should we be consuming? This is a really important question because the fitness industry realllllly pushes people to believe that the more protein the better. But […]

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Private Nutrition & Exercise Therapy

Food is a wonderful thing, and also, a sensitive subject. The world today is lost in, and consumed with, conflicting nutrition information, pseudo-science, new fads, trendy superfoods, and supplements. It’s easy to feel confused about how to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle. However, I believe that you possess the power to become your own nutritionist, and I am here to lead you along the way.

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A Registered Dietitian’s View on Macro Counting & Reasons Why Macro Counting Might Not Be a Good Idea

This post has been long waited for. I’ve had many requests for my opinion on this topic, but truthfully it’s taken me a while to write because I wanted to find the best words to clearly explain my feelings. Before I start, please keep in mind that these words are strictly my opinion that has […]

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Stop the Fat Talk & Start the Self Love

  As a personal trainer I hear A LOT of body shaming and “fat talk.” People come in wanting to have a 6 pack, really toned arms, or to lose 10-20+ more pounds than I would ever guess. Pounds that would put them in the underweight BMI category.  Pounds that if lost would likely increase […]

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Kick bad health in the gut with Kefir!

What is kefir & why is it important? So what exactly is this magical drink? Watch me explain what it is, how to make it at home, and learn how to make my favorite breakfast smoothie here. Kefir is a yogurt-like, fermented drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk or goat’s milk. It originated in the […]

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