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Credible nutrition information, cooking tips, product recommendations, and reflections on sustainability from Dietitian Ann.

3 Big Benefits of Family Dinner

Mealtime is about so much more than food and nutrition - it’s also about the memories we make together and sharing life.

What is Hoppiness? The Origin Story of Peas and Hoppiness

Peas and Hoppiness. Yes, it’s a food pun. No, it’s not a typo – it’s spelled with an “O.” As in “hops,” like what’s used

Camping: 101

I'm not sure if I've mentioned this before, but I love camping.

And when I say "camping," I don't mean sleep-in-a-bed-with-the-windows-open glamping,

Keto Burrito: The Ketogenic Diet (Hold the Tortilla)

My friend, put down that bagel and walk away. Don't you know carbohydrates are evil?

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular in the last several decades,

One Diet to Rule them All

It's no secret that diets are hard to follow. If you've ever felt the effects of "yo-yo dieting" and the cycle of weight loss/weight regain

10 Tasty Road Trip Snacks that Won’t Clog your Arteries

I've been on the road a lot this summer: to the farm, to the mountains, to conferences. In trains, planes, and automobiles (but not that

Is Coffee Good for You? The Health Benefits and Limits of Coffee

I am a self-proclaimed coffee snob. I mean, I'll drink any coffee in a pinch, but I really love a freshly ground cup of high-quality

5 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

Fun facts about me:

  • My birthday is Cinco de Mayo (and I love my birthday!)
  • I speak Spanish fluently (es una lengua muy bonita)
  • I *heart* Mexican food

How to Make Breakfast the BEST Meal of the Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Haven't you heard? It's definitely my favorite. Almost every day I wake up Hungry (with a

Dietitian Eats

Every day I talk with people about food. How to balance healthy eating vs. living in the real world. And it's hard.

Believe me, I know

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