Worry More About Magnesium and Potassium

People tend to be most concerned with nutrients that the majority of younger people aren’t at risk for being deficient in, like B12 or protein. If you eat animal protein or a very well-planned vegetarian diet and are under the age of 60, you’re likely ok on these two. What you’re probably not OK on…

The Golden Rule is Still Golden

The golden rule seems very straight forward – “do unto others as you would have them do to you”, “love thy neighbor as thyself”, and “treat others the way you want to be treated” seem like they don’t need further explanation, but even if our interpretation is correct, we often unintentionally screw up. It’s human nature…

Why Everyone Should Be Eating Fruit. Everyone.

When you are a registered dietitian, a lot of things drive you nuts. The FDA, food marketers, bogus “experts”…it makes my skin crawl when people refuse to eat food or food ingredients and they can’t explain why, or they try to expound on their choices and it is a jumble of illogical, fake facts. People…

FAQs About Supplements

What types of supplements are people using the most? In 2014, dietary supplement sales by category were: 32% vitamins 18% specialty supplements 18% herbs and botanicals 13% sports nutrition 12% meal replacements 7% minerals Why is there so much disagreement about the effectiveness and recommended uses of different supplements? There is shockingly little scientific evidence…