SURPRISING (AND REFRESHING) NON-DIET WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES FROM A NUTRITION EXPERT Most people struggle with their weight at one point or another, even nutrition experts. Achieving sustainable weight loss isn't easy, otherwise everyone would sit at their most comfortable weight. Most of the time, we...

HERE'S WHY YOU NEED TO IGNORE COMMON HOLIDAY NUTRITION TIPS (AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD!)The holidays are here and so are fun holiday parties and get-togethers involving delicious food. As fun as this time of year is, it can also induce a bit of anxiety...

The simple yet game-changing trick that you need to try: It's like clockwork- every evening when I start preparing dinner, my kids run into the kitchen hungry and whiny. Requests for snacks are rampant and there are little fingers dabbling in dinner ingredients all over the place. Not only...

HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN 'TYPICAL' AND 'EXTREME' PICKY EATING AND WHAT TO DO AS A PARENT: There’s picky eating and then there’s picky eating. When picky eating tendencies cross the borders of what’s considered “typical” and start affecting your child’s growth, weight, mood, and family mealtimes in a...

Navigating the tricky world of feeding toddlers and young kids can be exhausting. Especially for those who are parents of picky eaters — I know this from first-hand experience. Although my kids are both fairly good eaters, they have each put us through our paces at mealtimes,...

 DIETITIAN-APPROVED KIDS NUTRITION & PICKY EATING RESOURCES With so much nutrition information out there, it's hard to know who and what to trust. When it comes to feeding kids and picky eating issues, you want to make sure you're reading evidence-based information from credible sources. Because...

DON'T MISS OUT WITH THESE FUN AND FRUITY VIRGIN DRINKSThere's no reason pregnant women should have to miss out on the fun of drinking a yummy beverage in a fancy glass during happy hour, at a dinner party, or at a summer BBQ. Although these non-alcoholic alternatives...

LOOKING FOR NUTRITION ADVICE? 4 RED FLAGS TO WATCH OUT FOR   When it comes to nutrition, people can become emotionally invested in what they believe to be true, whether it's that gluten is terrible or that dairy isn't fit for human consumption. It can be a...

THIS MEAL MIGHT JUST BE THE MEAL WHERE SHE FINALLY ACCEPTS IT! Last week we were eating turkey burgers around the dinner table when I couldn't help but notice my son watching my husband's every move. My husband put ketchup on his burger, so my son asked...

  DO THE ANNUAL DIRTY DOZEN AND CLEAN 15 LISTS HAVE NUTRITONAL MERIT? "Should I buy organic produce or not?"  is a very common question I'm often asked by clients and readers. My answer is usually prefaced with "I'm happy to hear you're eating fruits and vegetables!,"...