The Unconventional Dietitian Blog

Personal stories and tips about food, health and wellness.

Are you sensitive? Part 1

Our immune system is designed to fend of infection. However, did you know that 2/3 of your immune system is in your gut? If you have any type of reactions, either allergy or sensitivity, to food or the environment it is a signal that your body has become less...

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Gluten…what’s the hype?

Gluten…what’s the hype?

In the not so distant past the word gluten was strange and unfamiliar. Now with the rise of the Paleo diet and the myriad of gluten sensitivities, the word has become a common term found on products throughout any place where food is sold. So what’s all the hype…what...

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5 Great Ways to Eat Liver

Last week I experienced a first... In a strange way (long story) some friends and I got our hands on some local, grass fed offal meats from pastured cows. We were going through a bag of cow insides an divvying up the delectables-heart, liver, kidney, tongue, tripe,...

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New Year’s Solutions

Here we are, the beginning of a new year!  This is a time when many "resolve" to do something different-become a better person, or improve the outcome of a habit. Often these resolutions are recycled from years past, yet usually with the same neglected result. I...

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Setting Your Kitchen up for Success

If you are like me, the nutrition gatekeeper of the family, it can be a challenge to get a good, nutritious meal on the table in a timely manner without too much stress. Being that I'm pretty organized I have developed a system that works for us. Tips for Kitchen...

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The School Year-A Time to Start Anew

The School Year-A Time to Start Anew

It's that time of year again...time for early rises, quick breakfasts, homework, and enforced bedtimes. Next to the beginning of the year, embarking on a new school year is a favorite time for people to make a fresh start. This is a great time also take a look at your...

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The School Year-A Time to Start Anew

Synergy of Real Foods

For as long as I can remember I've always wanted to be a dietitian. There's something about food that fascinates me-I like to grow food, learn about food, cook food, talk about food, and of course-eat food. It wasn't too long ago that I realized that I got a...

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