I’ve ready some great blog posts this week that are definitely worth taking a look at. Here are some of my favorites: I love Elle’s Food Confessions of a Registered Dietitian over at nutritionella. It just shows that nutrition professionals are only human! Plus it makes me feel better about those margaritas and fried pickles I had… Read more »

In honor of MyPlate’s 2nd anniversary yesterday, I thought I would introduce you to the current food-based dietary guidelines in the United States. In case you didn’t already know, the food pyramid officially retired a long time ago. It’s probably laying on a beach somewhere in Florida under a palm tree drinking a Corona. OK, enough of… Read more »

Organic food is more readily available in grocery stores than ever before. Organic produce and food products were once only found in specialty stores, and now much more accessible to consumers. Have you ever caught yourself trying to decide between organic and regular produce and wonder what organic really means? In terms of chemistry, the word… Read more »

Too many summer shandys at that Memorial Day party this weekend? Need something to recharge your system? I got the perfect thing for you: green juice! I love making green juice every once in a while when I feel I need more vegetables. Please note: I drink this as a dietary supplement. I am not… Read more »

Coconut oil is a trendy oil these days and is used for baking, sautéing, and even as a deep conditioner for hair. Before I talk about the nutritonal implications of coconut oil, I will say that it does wonders for hair. It makes your hair look awful and greasy when you first put it on,… Read more »