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What a Dietitian Eats in a Day

What a Dietitian Eats in a Day

As a dietitian, I often get asked what I typically eat in a day. Contrary to what most people think, my meals do not consist of salads and broccoli all day long. Hopefully this post on what I eat in a "typical day" will help show you that eating healthy doesn't have to be completely boring, bland, or time-consuming! 

New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

As the new year approaches and you begin to think about your "New Year's Resolutions", I've developed a short list of ways to improve your health over the next year. 

Post-Workout Nutrition

Post-Workout Nutrition

Fueling after workouts is one of the most important pieces to sports nutrition, yet I often times see it as the most neglected. Fueling your body with the carbohydrates, protein, and fluids it needs will help you recover fully and prepare you for your next workout. Prolonging post-workout refueling stalls your body into a "breakdown" mode, taking longer to recover once you actually do eat.

Top Food Choices for Runners

Top Food Choices for Runners

Whether you are new to running or an avid marathon runner, the foods you eat before, during, and after exercise are crucial to optimizing your performance and recovery. These are some of the top food choices I recommend for runners and endurance athletes.