Posts tagged Registered Dietitian
The Keto Diet: The Truth Will Set You Free, But...

“The truth will set you free… but first it will piss you off”- Gloria Steinem (Made more famous by Pharrel and Rihanna)

Today I am diving into waters that I have previously ran from like the plague. Whenever I see and hear crazy hype about the newest diet on social media and podcasts, I inherently cringe and want to go hide under a rock. Why? Because I know that I’ll see friends, family members, patients, and random people on the street trying that newest diet, and then asking me if I, too, think that it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread. But as it turns out, I still love bread (slices or otherwise), and today, I feel compelled to write this post. We’re going deep about the ketogenic diet. We’re going to discuss real biochemistry and science. I’m going to cite peer reviewed scientific literature. And most importantly, we’ll discuss, as we always do, how you can practically eat and truly BE healthy in the real world. Here. We. Go.

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Let's Talk Pro, bro

As as Registered Dietitian and athlete of the most frequent questions I am asked by my clients, gym mates, friends, family and strangers is, “Should I be using protein powder, if so which one?!”. Just kidding strangers don’t actually ask me this... because that would be weird. But everyone else does. So here is my long answer in a big nutshell.

But first, what is protein?

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When Healthy Goes Too Far: Meet Orthorexia

Lets play a little game of association here. When you hear the word healthy, what comes to your mind?

The “healthy” is a loaded word these days. Gluten-free, toned thighs, 12 pack abs, dairy-free, nut-free, paleo, keto, whole 30, long flowing locks, youthful-ageless skin, ________ insert any other #trendingnow thing.

Recently there has been an increase in interest in eating healthy, which is AWESOME don’t get us wrong. We love that people are thinking about food. We love thinking about food.

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