Real Food Radio Episode 006: Gestational Diabetes with Lily Nichols, RD

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Welcome Back to Real Food Radio! Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor whose approach to nutrition embraces real food, integrative medicine, and mindfulness. On this episode, Lily discusses the most effective ways to diagnose and treat gestational diabetes and why the conventional screening methods and […]

Real Food Radio Episode 005: Setting up Your Real Food Kitchen

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Welcome Back to Real Food Radio! In this episode, we are joined by Personal Chef and Certified Health Coach Grace Brinton, who helps clients regain their health by providing high quality, nutrient-dense meals. With the new year in full swing, we focus on getting organized in the kitchen and building a foundation of healthy habits. Also discussed in […]

Real Food Radio Episode 004: Mindful Eating

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Welcome Back to Real Food Radio! In this episode, we talk about eating mindfully; using our internal cues for hunger and satiety to guide us in making healthier decisions and bettering our relationship with food in our diet-obsessed culture. Also discussed in Episode 4… Ayla’s baby update: It’s a boy! Diana’s RD update: Her clinical […]

Real Food Radio Episode 003: Balance Your Blood Sugar

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Welcome Back to Real Food Radio! With the holiday season winding down, we discuss the importance of blood sugar balance and how it affects our mood and energy. Also discussed in Episode 3… Diana’s RD update: Her work with the not-for-profit grocery store Daily Table A look at the typical American diet and how it sets […]

Understanding WHO’s Classification of Processed Meat as Carcinogenic

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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

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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 […]