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Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Let me start by saying that I believe in food freedom. I believe that all foods can fit into a healthy dietary pattern. I’m not here to tell you “always” or “never”.

But I believe in presenting people with the information they need to make the best decision for themselves and their families. And here’s the truth:

Based on the research we have, coconut oil is not a healthful choice. Hard stop.

Why the Answer to the Obesity Crisis isn’t Another Diet

Why the Answer to the Obesity Crisis isn’t Another Diet

It’s National Healthy Weight Week (Jan 20-26), and as I’m celebrating by pursuing true health (no diets allowed!), it reminded me of a blog post for EKG Nutrition about intuitive eating and obesity. If you’ve been following intuitive eating or any kind of non-diet content, you might start to question whether or not the approach even values health and nutrition. “Isn’t there an obesity crisis in America?” you might ask. How can we (dietitians) tell people to eat what they want when obesity is only getting more out of control? How can we reconcile this intuitive eating approach with the growing obesity epidemic?

How to Define “Good Food”

How to Define “Good Food”

I’m not going to categorize food into “good” and “bad”. I don’t believe that food has a moral value. When we define food as “clean” that innately means another food is “dirty”. I’m just not into that distinction. I see too many women beat themselves up over their food choices. Eating a kale salad doesn’t make you more righteous than eating an ice cream sundae.

However, I can help you find food that provides the most nutrition. Instead of focusing on the foods that you “can’t” or “shouldn’t” eat, I’d rather encourage you to think about foods that nourish you, provide energy and nutrients – and to realize that there is an abundance of those foods!

Cold-Pressed vs Traditional Juice

Cold-Pressed vs Traditional Juice

If you follow food trends, you’ve seen cold-pressed juice in the grab-and-go section of your grocery store, convenience store, or gym. If you don’t follow food trends, you’ve probably seen it, but the only thing that stood out to you was the price tag. What is cold-pressed juice and how is it different from “regular” juice?

Healthy Grilling

Healthy Grilling

Many people will celebrate this long weekend by firing up the grill and having a cook-out. What a fun way to celebrate! Here are a few tips to keep it healthy.

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Top 7 Things to Know About Pregnancy Nutrition

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You’re pregnant. Now what do you eat? If you’re like many women I know, as soon as you find out you are pregnant, you start second-guessing your diet. And then you start Googling pregnancy nutrition, and pretty soon you’re confused and have a long list of things you either “must” eat or “never” eat. Take a deep breath. Instead of trying to hold onto everything, focus on these top 7 things to know about pregnancy nutrition.

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Let me start by saying that I believe in food freedom. I believe that all foods can fit into a healthy dietary pattern. I’m not here to tell you “always” or “never”.

But I believe in presenting people with the information they need to make the best decision for themselves and their families. And here’s the truth:

Based on the research we have, coconut oil is not a healthful choice. Hard stop.

Can I Be an Entrepreneur if I Work for Another Company: How I’m Letting Go of Labels in 2020

Can I Be an Entrepreneur if I Work for Another Company: How I’m Letting Go of Labels in 2020

Can you be an entrepreneur AND work for someone else? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as I went “all-in” on Katie Goldberg Nutrition, only to realize that I wasn’t quite able to bring in enough money to justify the childcare. I pursued other jobs, but have had a lingering feeling of failure or disappointment in the back of my head. Am I simply not cut out to be an entrepreneur?

With this definition, entrepreneurship becomes a mindset rather than simply the stereotypical driven, risk-addicted, type-A serial business-starter.

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