The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015

We see the word “calorie” everywhere: from food labels to nutrition articles, calories are at the center of conversations about weight loss and health. But what is a calorie anyway? A calorie is just a measure of energy that is generated from food. It’s as simple as that. At a high level, if you eat […]

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Demystifying Health Food Labels: What do they all mean?

February 26, 2014

“Free-Range,” “Organic,” “All Natural,” “Whole Grain,” — words like these are all over grocery store items and restaurant menus these days! It can be super confusing to know whether these words actually mean anything: whether a product labeled “all natural” is better than a product without that label, and how to make sure you’re not […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

November 2, 2013
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Hi Everyone! As most of you know, I shared some exciting news on my blog about 8 weeks ago, and since then time has just been flying by! Soon after I shared the news of our little girl’s arrival in January, I asked all of you for some feedback on whether you’d like to see […]

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Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?

March 4, 2013
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Should you “go gluten-free”? That’s a question I hear a lot, especially since gluten-free foods are everywhere. There is gluten-free bread, pasta, cookies, cakes, cupcakes — the list could go on and on! So is gluten-free the newest fad diet or is there really something to it? My answer is: it depends. Whether or not […]

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The Picky Eater’s Fall Cleanse and Detox Guide!

October 25, 2012

I love Fall. When the air changes from the warm, dense summer breeze to that crisp chill that comes with Fall, I’m reminded of time with family and friends, celebrating the holidays, and curling up with hot chocolate and a good book. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year and I think […]

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What’s Your Diet Type?

June 18, 2012

There are so many dieting books out there, and it can be kind of confusing to figure out which diet book is the best one for you. I’m not a fan of the “fad” diet books out there, the ones that restrict you from various food groups (like carbs, for example), because I don’t think […]

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