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A Dietitian’s Food Rules…aka Habits

A Dietitian’s Food Rules…aka Habits

While rearranging my office, I came across books I had not read in a while. One of them was Food Rules by Michael Pollan. I enjoy reading Pollan’s books and adopted his signature line Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. as a healthy approach to balanced eating in...

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The Postpartum Weight Dilemma

The Postpartum Weight Dilemma

Raise your hand if you are or have been a nursing mother on the verge of eating your child because you’re so hungry (okay, totally kidding—by child, I mean the entire fridge or pantry). Now, keep that hand up if you also have wondered post baby “why am I not losing...

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Send that Sweet Tooth to the Curb!

Send that Sweet Tooth to the Curb!

Some of us have some serious sweet teeth. I’m not talking about a pristine dental job. Rather, a strong preference for all things sweet. Whether it’s in our DNA or related to habits – the desire for sweet treats for some people can seem out of control. The strong...

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Is Dairy Scary?

Is Dairy Scary?

“We are the only animal that drinks another animals milk.”—I remember reading this statement years ago and it has stuck with me since.  We as women produce milk for our young just as most mammals do. As baby mammals grow, they eat other foods, their mothers stop...

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