Food & Nutrition

I'm a Registered Dietitian and Here’s Why I Don’t Follow “What I Eat in a Day” Social Media

As humans, we’re naturally voyeuristic. Hello, that’s why reality TV exists, y’all! A little spying on other people in their natural habitats is, at this point, a pretty significant part of our culture. But as a registered dietitian, I’ve noticed that when it comes to health, wellness, and diet, harmless voyeurism can evolve into comparing […]

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Is Dairy Bad For You?

The latest science There’s a lot to recommend milk, cheese and other dairy products – if your body can handle them. In populations where milk consumption’s been historically high (that’s most of Northern Europe) lactose intolerance is rare, and if tossing a half-pint into your whey doesn’t produce any side effects, it’s probably worth doing. […]

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This Is the Grocery Store with the Best Reputation, According to a New Poll

Kiersten HickmanOct 02 The customers were asked, so the customers answered! 1000 Words/Shutterstock When we found out America’s favorite grocery chain for 2018, we weren’t surprised: People love Wegmans. But now after reviewing the 2018 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient Rankings, it’s become very clear that Wegmans is an all-around favorite brand. It was ranked as […]

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7 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

These nutritional all-stars can help improve your immunity, blood pressure, and more. A lot of people ask me if sweet potatoes are actually that good for you, which isn’t surprising considering their very name suggests they’re sugar-and-starch bombs! But as a nutritionist, I give the root veggie two thumbs way up. I enjoy eating sweet potatoes all year long, and in the […]