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The 5 Surprising Items in this Nutritionist’s Grocery Cart

Photo courtesy t-dubisme  Being a nutritionist means that my diet must be perfect, right?  Never do I overeat nor do I indulge in sugary desserts, and my grocery cart resembles...

It’s All In The Mix

It’s the funniest thing. Normally, the patients who come into my office are dealing with uncontrolled diabetes, or maybe their cholesterol is too high. Maybe their blood pressure is through...

Fat Free is Out. Healthy Fats are In.

Fat is yet another nutrient that’s gotten a pretty bad reputation over the years.  Do you remember not so long ago the fat-free craze when every box and package turned...

Is Coconut Really Good for You? Getting Creative in the Kitchen (Part 2)

Now that we understand why coconut is a healthful addition to your diet (see Part 1), let’s talk about how you can reap the benefits of this nutrient-dense food.  Coconut...

Is Coconut Really Good for You? What Your Doctor May Not Know (Part 1)

Coconut oil… Coconut body soap…Coconut milk ice cream…Coconut water…Coconut beer (really!)… has anyone heard?  Coconut is trendy. Coconut has been labeled an unhealthy food by many mainstream health experts for...