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I recently got a question I hear a LOT… Q: “What if I’ve plateaued and want to lose more weight? Do I just cut back on every part of PHFF (Protein, Healthy Fat, and Fiber)? Do I increase working out?” – Annette, Metabolism Makeover alum A: First, I have a list of questions, and I […]

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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 […]

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A few weeks ago, I got to be on the “Toast & Jam” podcast to talk with Jessica Irgens about counting calories, my pet peeves, alcohol (duh), and lots more. Yes, this is “technically” a podcast for Registered Dietitians, but honestly, anyone who’s interested in learning more about health and nutrition can enjoy it. No […]

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This is a long-overdue blog post. Not a week goes by that I don’t have a DM asking me what supplements should be used to help transition off hormonal birth control. And it doesn’t surprise me. Hormonal birth control is a steroid drug that is used to override our natural hormone function. If you don’t […]