The Unconventional Dietitian Blog

Personal stories and tips about food, health and wellness.

Are you sensitive? Part 2

In the past several months I've been doing a lot research about digestion. It's crystal clear that based on our SAD (standard American diet), our digestive processes are challenged, which lends a hand to a whole host of familiar ailments. This has lead me to learn...

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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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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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Synergy of Real Foods

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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