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Cookie Monster to Altitude Master: How Jason Fitzgerald Upgraded His Diet and Never Felt Better

I’m on vacation this week and have asked my Nutrition for Runners co-author, running coach Jason Fitzgerald of Strength Running, to share a guest post on how his diet has changed (and consequently, his running) since meeting me and writing our nutrition program together. Read on to see how he went from cookie monster… to altitude master. :) Continue Reading …

Announcing Joyful Eating, Nourished Life

When I first became a dietitian in 2013, I knew I wanted to start a private practice, but I wasn’t sure how to approach my work with clients. I wanted to teach people to eat whole, real food that made them feel good. And I wanted to help people to enjoy – not dread exercise. I also knew I didn’t want to use a calorie based approach, because that Continue Reading …

Happy National Registered Dietitian Day!

Happy National Registered Dietitian Day, my friends! I thought in honor of the “holiday” today I would share some of my best nutrition tips and RD-related advice here on the blog from over the years, plus links to some of my favorite fellow RD bloggers. It’s crazy to think that I’ve been a dietitian for 3 years now – how time flies! In December Continue Reading …

Should Everyone Go Gluten Free?

“Should I stop eating gluten?” As a dietitian, that’s a question I get asked a lot by my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients. I’ve been thinking about doing a post on gluten for awhile, so when in the comments of my 7 Common Nutrition Myths blog post many of you requested a post on gluten, I decided it was time. Before I get into my Continue Reading …

Why You Should Drink More Water

Thank you to Nestle Waters for sponsoring this post. As a dietitian with a private practice, I’m often working with my clients to try to get them drinking more water. Why is water so important? Basically, water helps our bodies to function optimally and being well hydrated is important to both physical performance as well as mental cognition. Here Continue Reading …

Nutrition Tips and Easy Recipes for a Healthy New Year

Hi friends! Matt and I are still in Charleston right now (you can see our adventures over on Instagram), so I thought today would be a good day to share a round up of some of my best recipes and health/nutrition tips all in one post. For those of you looking to get healthier this year, I hope you find this round up of my best content from over the Continue Reading …

7 Common Nutrition Myths

Now that it’s the new year, I thought it was timely to share a blog post about some of the biggest nutrition myths floating around out there – and why you shouldn’t believe them. Myth #1: "It's healthier to eat egg whites rather than whole eggs." Continue Reading …

How to Kick a Cold Naturally

Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs It’s officially cold season, as I’m sure you guys have noticed. Whether you have a cold right now or not (hopefully not!), here are some tips for how to kick a cold naturally (and boost immunity while you’re at Continue Reading …