Understanding WHO’s Classification of Processed Meat as Carcinogenic

Winter burger

I’m getting asked a lot this week about the World Health Organization’s classification of processed meat as a “Group 1 Carcinogen” and I want to talk about what this means exactly because per usual, the media is running with this in all sorts of misleading ways. Here is what you need to know (summarized the […]

Top Tips for Boosting Your Immune System

Sliced citrus

This is the time of year when colds, flu, and other viruses are making their rounds and it is no fun to try to manage everyday life with congestion, fatigue, etc. So, I have some tips for you to give your immune system a boost this season. Vitamin C: While all vitamins and minerals are […]

Top 9 Therapeutic Foods


Are you a list-person? I totally am.  I don’t make them neatly in a day planner though -I’ve tried that it just doesn’t stick. I need something that isn’t pretty to scribble down my notes. If it is a fresh new day planner, I’ll be all concerned with writing neatly in the lines. Then, I’ve […]

What I Ate on Wednesday -Registered Dietitian Edition


Happy Wednesday! Today, I’m posting about what I ate last Wednesday after being tagged by Registered Dietitian, Kara Lydon of Peace Love and Food.  This is part of a fun blog series where Dietitians from across the globe are posting what they ate on Wednesdays –you can follow the #WIARD to keep up with the […]

How to Keep Nutrients in Your Food

You can buy all the healthy food you want, but if you prepare it wrong, you lose all the nutrients. Air, light, water, acid, alkali, heat, time, and enzymes can all make fruit and vegetables lose nutrients. But all of these things can either be minimized or accelerated depending on how long the food took […]

Reboot this Fall: A Nutrition Checklist

September often reminds us of the first days of school and the excitement of new notebooks, clothes, classrooms, and possibility. For some of you, it may still mean all of those things for either you or your kids. No matter what, it is a time to reboot, and leave lazy summer days behind.  So, there […]