My Latest Writing Project

Over the past few months I have been contributing monthly articles to the website The Good Calorie.  It’s a great nutrition website that features articles written by Registered Dietitians, such as myself.  The focus of my articles are mainly on lactation and nutrition for pregnancy.  My articles so far include:

“How Does Mom’s Diet Affect Breast Milk Production?”

“Are Pumps Necessary for Breastfeeding Success?”

“Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?”

More articles to come!  I will keep posting as the articles are added to the site.  Writing is something I really enjoy and will be expanding on in the future!


6 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget


It is well known that healthy and fresh foods are expensive and junk foods cost less. What is the best way to eat healthy while sticking to a frugal budget? Here are some tips that I personally follow in order to keep my diet healthy and still have money left to pay the bills:

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Not All Calories Are Created Equal

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One of the most common pieces of advice for weight loss is to simply reduce the amount of calories you take in.  If you eat less food you will lose weight and if you eat more food you will gain weight.  Easy, right?

Not exactly.  Nutrition is a complex science and I don’t blame people when they are confused about what foods to choose when planning a healthy diet.  No matter how educated you are on health or nutrition, it is a pretty well accepted fact that fruits and vegetables are a healthier choice than processed and high fat foods.  We are taught that foods that are higher in fat and calories will make us gain weight and that we should limit these foods.  This is all true, but unfortunately people are still confused when it comes to calories and exactly how much of the healthy fruits and vegetables they should eat daily in order to lose weight in a healthy way.

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