All About Science

Studies show…that you should listen to this episode. This week we are talking all about scientific research.  We are bombarded with the terms “study shows” and “research revealed” in most articles, blogs and advertisements for the latest diet trend, miracle supplement or superfood discovered in the Amazon. But what does that really mean?  How do READ MORE

All About Metabolism

Metabolism myths are abundant in the health and wellness sphere. In this episode, we wanted to touch on some of the most common myths that we hear from our patients and clients.    You can download the handouts discussed in this episode below:  Total Energy Expenditure – How your body distributes the energy (aka calories) you READ MORE

All About Tristin McDermott

In this week’s episode, we welcome our first guest, Tristin McDermott. Tristin is a case manager for a local eating disorder facility and is working on her masters in clinical mental health counseling.  Tristin shares how an early diagnosis with Ulcerative Colitis interfered with her relationship with food. She discusses her journey into adulthood and READ MORE

All About the AAP Guidelines

For February 2023, the American Academy of Pediatrics published Clinical Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity. As dietitians who work with children and adolescents who struggle with their relationship with food, body and well-being, we had to talk about this. You can download handouts discussed in the episode here: READ MORE

The FNCE Experience

I had the pleasure of attending the 2022 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (aka FNCE) in October. This is a national conference for registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered. So basically, thousands of nutrition professionals converge on an unsuspecting town to learn about emerging science, network with like-minded individuals, and partake in delicious food READ MORE

All About Carbohydrates

As part of our Back to Basics series, we are exploring the macronutrients (a.k.a. the nutrients that provide our bodies with energy). In the episode, we talk all about carbohydrates – What are they? What is their function in our body? Is low carb “healthy”? There is so much misinformation in the media about carbohydrates. READ MORE

What is a Calorie?

In this episode, we explore calories.  What are they? How are they measured? What do they do? What do they mean for “health”? What do they mean for me? We have all heard the phrases: – Calories In and Calories Out – A calorie is a calorie – All calories are not created equal Hopefully, READ MORE