How to Take Control of Your Diet

Wondering how to take control of your diet? And by diet, I don’t mean some fad diet, I just mean the way you eat. A lot of my clients are unsure of the basics – how to balance a meal, what to snack on. Here are my top tips for taking control of your diet…

Top 10 Tips for Plant-Based Eating

A new study showed that switching out plant-based foods for animal foods can significantly reduce risk of death, so no wonder lots of people are interested in a plant-based diet. Plus, it’s lower impact on the environment and on the animals themselves. You don’t have to go 100% plant-based to enjoy plant-based foods or even…

Coronavirus Nutrition Tips

First, no this isn’t a post on how to avoid Coronavirus via nutriton, as this is NOT POSSIBLE! What it comes down to it, basically all micronutrients are involved in our immune system in some way (trust me I had to write a 20 page paper on it!), and it’s great to get balanced, healthful…

How to Add Soy Into Your Diet for Health and Wellness

Now that we’ve covered all of the reasons to eat soy protein on social media this week – you may be wondering, how do I get that in my belly? Here are some ideas for incorporating nutritious soy foods into your diet! Need a more personalized approach? Book a session with me and we can…

How to Make a Delicious and Healthy Grain Bowl

Grain bowls are all the rage these days, but they can be pretty pricey at a nice restaurant. Yet, they’re super simple to make on your own. Plus, they’re tasty and an easy way to get a well-balanced meal. Here are some simple tips on how to assemble your own bowl, plus a recipe for…

Healthy & Tasty Snack Ideas

As I’ve been talking with clients about their daily lives and ways to improve health, I’ve found that many people just need some easy ideas for healthy snacks that can be eaten any day of the week or prepped ahead of time. First, many clients wonder if it’s OK to even eat snacks during the…

How the Mediterranean Diet Improves Fertility

I specialized in women’s health nutrition during graduate school, with an emphasis on nutrition and fertility. You may not realize it, but we have lots of evidence for certain dietary recommendations for those who are experiencing difficulty conceiving, and I want to share that info with you in a series of posts on nutrition and…

Tips for Blasting the Winter Blues

Here in Seattle, winter can take its toll. After the seventh straight gray and drizzly day, you start to feel a little punchy, and act out in all kinds of ways: eating junk food, feeling grumpy, getting a little road ragey, binge watching Netflix – you name it, all in the hopes of finding some…

Top 5 Food & Nutrition Trends Seen at FNCE

I had the opportunity to attend FNCE this year – this is the biggest food and nutrition conference in the U.S. with hundreds of vendors, expert speakers and of course, dietitians from all over the country and abroad. One of the fun items to observe when you’re there is what food and industry trends are…

How Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals affect Your Fertility and How to Avoid Them

I specialized in women’s health and fertility during graduate school, and as part of my research I looked into endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and their effects on fertility, a topic relevant to anyone interested in getting pregnant or those who simply want to limit exposure to harmful chemicals. EDCs are chemicals found in everyday products…