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Ya know, this is kind of a loaded question. Yes, I could say in the kitchen or in the gym because quite literally that is where you are making some choices that lead to weight loss (or, better yet, fat loss). However, I think I have a better answer for you – and here’s why. […]

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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 […]

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

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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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Before you start putting a bunch of restrictions on yourself this week. Before you roll out your list of DIET RULES. Before you totally over-do it on your “goals” and then ultimately quit, I’ve got a list of 8 rules I actually WANT you to break this year. Doesn’t that sound WAY MORE FUN than New Year Resolutions?!

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College and Health- not really two words you hear in the same sentence a lot? Being healthy in college (or even semi-healthy) isn’t easy, but it’s not totally your fault. It’s hard to get sleep you need when you’re in school, you can’t afford anything remotely organic, dining hall food is pretty tough to navigate, there’s not a whole lot of time for cooking real food, and booze. So. Much. Booze.

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      OK, ok – you know how I feel about diets (gross, waste of time, soul-sucking, etc). But here’s the thing – paying attention to blood sugar levels is, in this dietitian’s opinion, the #1 key to weight loss, healthy weight maintenance, soaring energy levels and a revved metabolism all day long. And […]