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How to Prevent The Hangry

Hangry. It’s a technical term, really: the point where you’re getting so hungry that you’re starting to get angry. Hungry + angry = HANGRY. Aside from being unpleasant to you and those around you, being hangry comes at a price. It means you’ve gone so long without eating that your blood sugar has dropped too [...]

What Does a Nutritionist Eat?

When I tell people I’m a nutritionist, they usually assume I’m vegetarian. I have to laugh, because I have strong opinions about vegetarianism and veganism. If you’ve read my story, you’ll see I was vegetarian for a good part of my life, but it didn’t serve me well in the end. I now I focus [...]

10 Secrets for Sound Sleep

Sleep is critical to good health. Just ask anyone who isn’t getting any! Insomnia is one of the most common complaints I hear from my clients, and aside from feeling tired, it can speed the aging process, lead to weight gain, and contribute to hormone imbalance. Poor sleep means waking frequently throughout the night, difficulty [...]

A Protein Powder Primer: Is Protein Powder Detrimental?

Do you use protein powders in your smoothies or drinks? It’s a pretty hotly contested topic among nutritionists and foodies. Many feel that protein powder isn’t a real food, having been processed and powderized. Most protein powders out there contain unsavory fake ingredients like soy protein isolate or non-whole-foods like egg whites or whey protein [...]

Is Dairy Bad?

I know how confusing it can be to wade through all the conflicting nutrition info out there. Are eggs bad? No. Will red meat kill you? No. Let me bottom line it for you: everyone is physiologically different. One food can work wonders in one body but have a detrimental effect in another. This could [...]

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