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How to Build a Better Salad

By On May 1, 2017

I’m about to get pretty snobby about salad. You’ve been warned.   I feel like people hate eating salads because of the typical “House Salad” they’ve been introduced to at restaurants: iceberg lettuce… Read More

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Take My New Online Nutrition Course!

By On April 18, 2017

Hi There! It’s been a while since posting on TFB but it’s because I’ve been busy creating an online course! I’m really excited to roll this out and hope that you all… Read More

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Unscrambling Egg Labels: How to Choose the Best Eggs

By On February 26, 2017

Vegetarian Fed, Free Range, Cage Free, Certified Humane. Egg labels got you confused? Rightfully so – like many other products in the grocery store, egg cartons are now also obnoxiously decorated with label… Read More

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Blue Apron vs. Green Chef: From the Dietitian’s Perspective

By On January 12, 2017

(This article was originally published on My review of Green Chef is from the perspective of a Dietitian who wants to see America healthy again. If you read my first article… Read More

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Anatomy of a Balanced Breakfast + Siggi’s Toast

By On November 8, 2016

I did not receive compensation for promoting Siggi’s in this post. I support Siggi’s because I enjoy their products and believe that they are a healthy alternative to many other high-sugar, ingredient-laden yogurts… Read More

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Antibiotics in Your Food & Why it Matters

By On October 4, 2015

Hello from Nashville! I’m here for the gigantic, annual Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) to get my learn on about all the new happenings in Nutrition Science, and share the… Read More

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Why I Walk Eight Flights Of Stairs At Work

By On August 13, 2015

I call it my mid-morning stretch. Every workday at 10AM I get up from my desk and walk down eight flights of stairs then outside, around the block, and lastly back up… Read More

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Think the Diabetic Diet is Just for Diabetics? Think Again…

By On July 20, 2015

(this article refers to Type 2 Diabetes) According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 10% of the US population has diabetes. What’s even more shocking is that 37% of Americans aged 20… Read More

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A Dietitian’s Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss

By On July 5, 2015

Extreme weight loss techniques may help you shed pounds immediately, but these results are temporary. Shifting the way you think about food and making permanent lifestyle changes is the only way to sustain… Read More

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Guest Post: What it means to be a Dietitian

By On June 11, 2015

All views and opinions expressed on this blog  post are purely and entirely my own and based on my own unique experiences My name is Erin and I am a current dietetic… Read More