Food & Nutrition

A Registered Dietitian’s 4 Simple Tips for Not Feeling Super Stressed About Food During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again: Christmas and New Year’s are quickly approaching. On the bright side, people are trying to figure out what’s on the menu where and who’s making what. Many of us look forward to celebrating food traditions (Southern-style mac ’n’ cheese anyone?) while sharing special moments with loved ones. On the […]

Food & Nutrition

I'm a Registered Dietitian and Here’s What I Want People to Know About 'Food Sensitivity' Testing Kits

As a dietitian who works in a gastroenterology practice, I know that plenty of my patients find that certain foods don’t agree with them. It’s my job to help them figure out which ones. You’d think, then, that I would embrace the emergence of food sensitivity testing kits that identify “food intolerances” as a tool […]

Food & Nutrition

I'm a Registered Dietitian and Here’s Why I Don’t Follow “What I Eat in a Day” Social Media

As humans, we’re naturally voyeuristic. Hello, that’s why reality TV exists, y’all! A little spying on other people in their natural habitats is, at this point, a pretty significant part of our culture. But as a registered dietitian, I’ve noticed that when it comes to health, wellness, and diet, harmless voyeurism can evolve into comparing […]