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hands toasting glasses in front of a table of food over text "how to not trash your progress over the weekend"

Hey friends! TIS THE SEASON for vacations, weekend-long ball games, and just…not being home. I had a great question sent to me this week – How can I eat for blood sugar balance and weight loss on a day where I’m eating out every meal? – Lindsay I have a cheat sheet ready to go […]

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protein powder in shaker cup with text "a dietitian's thoughts on the optavia diet"

Every few months or so, a new hot diet starts showing up all over my Instagram feed. And, honestly, I usually just ignore them. But when questions about the Optavia diet started flooding my DMs too, I went to take a peek. Disclaimer: this is 100% my unbiased opinion as a registered dietitian specializing in […]

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measuring tape wrapped around fork with title "what you need to know about MLM diets"

Hello, my name is Megan and I do not recommend MLM diets. No, not even that one. No…no, Karen, put your credit card down. $500 in pre-packed powders is not going to save you. I want to be clear here – I am not anti-multi-level marketing. I have a handful of direct sales products I […]

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How long does it actually take to adopt a healthy habit? And what are the actions that can accelerate or derail you as you pursue your best life? As with all things related to wellness, the answer depends on who you ask. Even among experts, you may hear variations, or see different timelines spelled out […]

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A few weeks ago, I did one of my weekly newsletters on a few healthy barbecue recipes (if you’re not getting my weekly emails…you should do that). You guys loved it so much, I thought about doing a follow-up with a few more recipes. But I’m back home in Iowa for a visit, and we […]

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HELLO STRESS MY OLD FRIEND. If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you’re probably aware that I have *a lot* going on right now. Managing a lot of stuff at our restaurant, running a business, A BABY, keeping the house from burning down. And I’m a person who thrives on stress. I find that when […]