Hi friends. TGI….almost…F? Yeah. Let’s say that. It is good to look on the bright side, right? You know that game some people play at dinner called “the peak and the pit“? If not, it is where everyone goes around and says the peak(highlight) and pit (not-so-good part) of their day. Let’s play. I’ll go… Continue reading The Alkaline Diet
Overall I would say that I eat a pretty healthy diet. (Notice how DIET does not mean food restriction, crazy fads, etc… Everyone has a diet.. a diet is simply…. food and drink regularly provided or consumed habitual nourishment the kind and amount of food prescribed for a person or animal for a special reason… Continue reading Indulgence
Tis the season of candy corn, fun sized candy bars and caramel apples. As a kid there is nothing better than lugging a pillow case full of candy into the house after a long evening of trick-or-treating. But that was before we cared about nutrition… So what do we do now? Halloween is pretty much… Continue reading Halloween Candy Survival Guide
I’m back! After four days in Houston, Texas for the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo it is back to the daily grind. =[ But let me tell you, the trip was a blast. I got to spend time with 54 other dietetic students from MSU and RD’s from all over the world.… Continue reading Seductive Nutrition
What’s that spell?!?!? FNCE!!!! Okay so most of you are probably thinking that I am an idiot and can’t spell or something…. FNCE is the acronym for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. I am leaving today to attend aaaaand it is in Texas! Woot Woot. For those of you who are unfamiliar FNCE… Continue reading Give me an F! Give Me an N! Give me a C! Give me a E!
Three days till FNCE! Who is excited? Three days of indulging my nerdy side, can’t wait. As a member of the AND (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) I get daily e-mails with numerous links to different articles about everything ranging from the latest fad-diets to new research on different diseases. I love them. They are… Continue reading Ditching The Scale
No, no, no… not THOSE ‘shrooms! I am talking about the vegetable! Come on, guys…. Funny story: Up until a few years ago When I was little I was scared of mushrooms. They genuinely scared me. They were strange, popped up randomly in your yard, and they were a FUNGUS for goodness sake! Why on… Continue reading ‘Shrooms