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What to Eat: Grocery Items and Planning Example

It’s cold. It’s the holidays. Shopping centers are busy. Yet we still need to eat. Here’s what I bought the other day: dandelion greens celery chocolate peanut butter (of course)sourdough english muffins 8 large clams rotisserie chicken romaine hearts vegetable broth pea pasta (I liked it, wife didn’t) I cut up carrots that I already […]

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What to Eat: Scrambled Eggs & Tortilla

Turn the oven to low broil. Coat your hands in olive oil, and rub a flour or corn tortilla to get a nice coat of olive oil. Put on top rack in oven for a few minutes to toast it, flipping once. It should be crunchy. Coat a pan with butter or olive oil and […]

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What to Eat: Yogurt and Peanut Butter

Quick and easy! Stonyfield Yogurt and Chocolate Peanut Butter I will usually add a handful of raisins with it as well. Quick, relatively cheap, and delicious. I have the cup of yogurt with fruit added, and 2 tablespoons of the chocolate peanut butter I just put on the rim of the cup and mix in. […]

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What to Eat: Hardboiled Eggs, Macaroni Salad, and more

Quick and easy! 3 hardboiled eggs (which, I found out, bring to a boil and wait another 12 minutes, put in ice immediately works best) Macaroni salad: simply make noodles (We do brown rice noodles) and mix in a small amount of mayo and chopped onions. Make a big batch for the week a hunk […]

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What to Eat: Chinese Takeout, without too much guilt.

Whenever I present my system to a new person, it never includes what to eat. I know, a dietitian doing a nutrition consult and we really don’t talk food at first. That’s because change starts with you, not some new recipe. That being said, it’s helpful to learn how to tweak foods you already eat […]

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Expectations of Nutrition Coaching

When I tell people I do nutrition coaching, they usually smile and nod. They really don’t know what it means. This is because it is a newer, yet more effective way of helping you improve. To some, it sounds like I sit there with a whistle and make you do pushups for every piece of […]

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Is it Really Laziness?

I’m a huge NFL fan. In the offseason, the articles about football tend to be boring because nothing is going on. However, I came across this gem It talks about a former top draft pick that had very little success since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns. In nutrition terms, the Browns are the trans-fats […]

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What is a meal supposed to look like?

How much protein do you need to eat? Is pork healthy or is chicken better? These questions miss the point. Don’t focus on better vs worse, healthy vs unhealthy. Instead, start listening to your body about what keeps you full, feeling good, and loving food. Loving food, by the way, is one of the biggest […]

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