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My Personal Food Journey: From Dieting to Orthorexia to Food Freedom

By On March 2, 2018

If you follow my blog or social media accounts then you know how I feel about dieting — I despise it. Not only does it cause a vicious cycle of weight loss… 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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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

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5 Healthy Recipes to Jump-start your Summer Body, Mind & Soul

By On May 14, 2015

Summer is quickly approaching and for many, this means it’s time to slim down and tone up. It’s beach season after all and we want to look good. But you can’t ignore your… Read More

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Turmeric Chicken Salad Toasts + How Eating Leftovers Can Save You Money & Help Feed Our Growing Population

By On March 22, 2015

Hey Ya’ll! It’s time for another Recipe Redux, and this month were cooking up Two-for-One Meals: We’re all about cooking once and eating twice. In short, double dinners are better. Show us… Read More

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The Fresh Beet’s New Years Resolution + DIY Compost Bin

By On January 4, 2015

Another year has flown by and we’re left to ponder all that the year has brought us; the good, the bad, the ugly, and of course, the beautiful. It’s important to look… Read More

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Congress Moves to Keep Environmental Factors out of Nutrition Guidelines

By On December 21, 2014

I stumbled upon some food for thought on NPR’s food blog, The Salt, and it left me feeling quite perplexed. Why? Because this story is yet another Food Politics battle in which… Read More

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Vote for My Kid-Friendly Recipes for Another Chance to Win the 52 New Foods Cookbook

By On December 4, 2014

The Fresh Beet is back with another chance to win the 52 New Foods Challenge Cookbook! Food bloggers across the globe have been creating really neat recipes using foods from the 52… Read More

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Better Resiliency Among Veterans with Omega-3’s (BRAVO) Research Study: Does fish oil reduce the risk for suicide?

By On November 23, 2014

A change in pace from the typical Fresh Beet postings I know, but with all the Veteran appreciation happenings this month, I thought that highlighting this current study would be fitting. What is the… Read More