Keeping It Real, Nutrition

Keeping It Real: Every Body is Beautiful

It's January.  We've all heard it... "new year, new you!"  And we've all seen the increase in ads for gyms, weight loss products, etc.  Heck, even my own work (I'm a registered dietitian for a bariatric surgery program) seems to have increased their advertising this month.  With the onslaught of resolutions, my Facebook timeline has… Continue reading Keeping It Real: Every Body is Beautiful

Stuff I Love

Stuff I Love: Toufayan Smart Pockets

I love a good sandwich, and I am always in search of a "better bang for your buck" option when it comes to bread.  A lot of times I have found products marketed as "thin" or "fit" or "smart" end up tasting quite like cardboard.  Yes, I'm excited that I'm getting a healthy serving of… Continue reading Stuff I Love: Toufayan Smart Pockets

Stuff I Love

Stuff I Love: The Couch-2-5k Training Plan

Your "Keeping It Real" dietitian is changing things up a bit - instead of posting about a food product that I love, I'm going to post about a workout that I love! With New Years resolutions in full force, many people that I know have decided that they want to take up running or get… Continue reading Stuff I Love: The Couch-2-5k Training Plan

Stuff I Love

Stuff I Love: Dannon Light & Fit® Greek

As a registered dietitian working with clients that are trying to lose weight and getting ready for bariatric surgery, I am always looking for products for my patients that taste good and give them the best bang for their buck!  Greek yogurt is definitely one of those items - you can't go wrong when you… Continue reading Stuff I Love: Dannon Light & Fit® Greek

Goals for 2015

Goals for 2015

It is a New Year again, and I have already seen an influx of "Resolutioners" coming to my gym.  The aisles of my local grocery store are stocked with protein powders, weight loss shakes, and slimming supplements.  I'm even guilty myself of focusing more on fitness in the early months of the year, and of… Continue reading Goals for 2015

Goals for 2014

Keeping It Real: My Goals for 2014, Accomplished?

So here's my list of goals for 2014, minus the ones that I decided not to accomplish earlier this year.  I finished 10/27 of last year's goals, not too shabby!  I'm ready to start a new list of goals for 2015. Cancel my membership at my current gym and get a new membership somewhere else… Continue reading Keeping It Real: My Goals for 2014, Accomplished?