Eat Your (Fiber) Wheaties

Eat Your (Fiber) Wheaties

While gearing up for big soccer games as a kid, my parents always made sure I had a great breakfast (thanks, mom and dad). Little did they know that their advice to “eat my Wheaties” was actually good nutrition advice as well. The “Wheaties” I’m referring to in this...
A Dietitian’s Guide to Fad Diets

A Dietitian’s Guide to Fad Diets

Perhaps the question that dietitians get asked the most frequently is: “What do you think about the *insert fad diet here* diet?” As an RD, I typically do my best to change the subject because I’ve learned my lesson. (Like the time I gave my...
Sugar in Sauces

Sugar in Sauces

It seems that each decade brings with it a new idea about what’s behind the obesity epidemic, chronic disease, and overall suboptimal health. As we’ve migrated from the low-fat craze of the 90s and early 2000s, sugar has become public enemy number one in recent years....
The Cost of Eating Healthy

The Cost of Eating Healthy

Through talking to clients and friends, I realize that one of the biggest barriers to eating healthy is the cost. In fact, the other day a friend lamented to me that his grocery bill tripled when he chose healthier options. And while some of the cost feels inevitable...