Nutrition

My approach is all about healthy eating in the context of your real life. 

For healthy eating to be doable and sustainable, it has to be realistic. You are at the center of your healthy eating journey, and I am here to support you in finding a long-term, healthy eating pattern that works for your needs, preferences, and culture.
Additionally, you won’t find me endorsing quick-fix solutions or encouraging fad diets. Only science and evidence-based recommendations. 

All my nutrition information is based on studies. I am a registered dietitian and an expert in my field. I am an expert but also a real person. I have had my own healthy eating journey and have had the experience of helping thousands of others with theirs. 

My purpose here is to guide you along and offer help, whether you want to learn about supplements, dive into meal prep, try new recipes, focus on weight management, see how to travel and maintain your healthy habits, discover diets, grocery shop, create delicous and healthy foods when you boat or camp, or learn about eating for specific health conditions.

I want to help you implement achievable, lasting change that you can put into action today designed to help build positive and sustainable eating habits.

I want to help bridge the gap between goals and actions by providing realistic nutrition information paired with actionable takeaways you can apply in your life today.

I know healthy eating can be challenging, and you’re not alone in this. We’re in it together.

 

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Quick and Easy Minimal Cook Healthy Meal Ideas, Grocery List and Simple Recipes

If you need an individualized plan contact me to work with me 1-on- 1.  Want the scoop on the latest nutrition research, healthy recipes, and nutrition tips delivered directly to your inbox? Write and let me know you'd like to subscribe to my newsletter! * *I will never share your information!  ...

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The Ultimate Guide To Making a Healthy Grain Bowl

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Healthiest Packaged Snack Options

Exploring nutritious snack choices is a cornerstone of maintaining a balanced and health-conscious lifestyle. From wholesome nuts and seeds to protein-packed Greek yogurt cups, this curated list of healthy packaged snacks offers a diverse range of options that cater to varying tastes and dietary preferences. Dive into ...

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How do you get clients through their training plateaus?

Article by:  Maria Faires, RD Published:  March 2014, IDEA Fitness Journal Owner, Active Nutrition Fitness and Nutrition Consulting, Sammamish,  WA IDEA is the world's leading organization of fitness professionals. IDEA's publication IDEA Fitness Journal contacted me and asked me to describe how ...

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Spiralizing Vegetables and Fruits

Have you spiralized vegetables or fruits before? If not, I recommend you do. Spiralizing a food is the method of spinning the veggie while slicing and/or julienning all at the same time. This makes long strands of noodle-like vegetables which can be eaten raw, used in a salad, used in stir-fries, cooked by themselves or ...

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Quinoa: a nutrition powerhouse!

While most grains are not complete protein sources because they lack adequate amounts of the amino acids lysine and isoleucine, quinoa has these making it a complete protein. Quinoa contains dozens of anti-inflammatory compounds that help prevent disease and provide valuable amounts of heart-healthy fats.  It is a good ...

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Post-Exercise Nutrition Guidelines

Post-exercise nutrition is essential for optimization of recovery, muscle building, glycogen replacement, and fluid and electrolyte replacement. Here are the main recommendations from the top experts in nutrition science. Carbohydrate 1-1.2 g/kg/hr grams of carbs/kg body weight during first four hours and then ...

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