The Unconventional Dietitian Blog

Personal stories and tips about food, health and wellness.
Fire Cider Recipe

Fire Cider Recipe

There's no shortage of controversy over the flu vaccine - who should get it? when to get it? is it the right strain? does it even work? does it make you sick when you get the flu shot? Without getting into too much discussion regarding vaccines, I kind of hold the...

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What’s to Drink? Besides Water

What’s to Drink? Besides Water

It's heating up outside and everyone wants to slim down and tone up. There is no shortage of weight loss information but one of the most important, and basic things often gets overlooked. It almost seems too simple. The one forgotten thing to help with weight loss is...

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Avocado Lime Popsicles

Avocado Lime Popsicles

Starting in April, we start having some hot days here in South Louisiana. This is the time when I start putting nearly everything into a popsicle mold. My son's friends come over and go straight for the freezer when they've been playing outside. This recipe has adult...

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Loaded Taco Casserole

Loaded Taco Casserole

I love all foods that taste Mexican, even if it is Tex-Mex. This Loaded Taco Casserole fits the bill for me and it is easy to put together to feed the family, or after it's baked it can be cut up and frozen into individual pieces for a quick frozen meal. You can start...

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Breakfast Frittata

Breakfast Frittata

This lovely breakfast frittata is very versatile and super easy to make. A Frittata is an Italian word for omelet. Most frittatas are baked in the oven, where an omelet is cooked stovetop but they share lots of similarities. For this particular frittata, these...

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How Food Affects Blood Sugar

How Food Affects Blood Sugar

When you have problems handling blood sugar the area of focus always lands on diet and exercise. With good reason, you have the direct ability to be able to change these areas. Increasing your exercise and limiting carbohydrates are a place to start. Many people...

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Supplements for Blood Sugar Control

Supplements for Blood Sugar Control

In this day, having a chronic condition such as diabetes usually means taking medications. While there are many different types of medications there are also supplements for blood sugar control that work as well as medicine. The benefit of using supplements is the...

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Types of stress and how to deal with it

Types of stress and how to deal with it

Stress - you can't live a good life with too much of it, and very few of us live without it. At least to some extent stress is all around - carrying the financial load of the family, caring for an elderly parent, a sick child, or taking on a burden in the workplace....

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