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9 Gestational Diabetes Myths

9 Myths About Gestational Diabetes

As a specialist in gestational diabetes nutrition, I get a lot of questions about blood sugar and pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is controversial. It’s complicated. And there’s a lot of misinformation out there. I do my best to address the controversies in interviews and with participants … continue reading

Saturated Fat: Does it Really Clog Your Arteries?

Saturated Fat: Does it Really Clog Your Arteries?

“Artery-clogging saturated fat.” It just rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? Decades of public health messages and magazine articles have practically etched those words in stone, but maybe it’s time to reframe the way we look at saturated fat. In the following article, one of … continue reading

5 Fermented Foods to Boost Your Intake of Probiotics

You’ve probably at least heard about fermented foods and the term “probiotics,” but you may or may not know exactly what they are and how they benefit your health. In today’s guest post, written by nutrition student, Anna Pashkova, a senior at Gardner-Webb University who’s … continue reading

Top 5 Myths About Salt

Top 5 Myths About Salt - why cutting back on salt isn't always the best idea.

We hear about it constantly. The problem with our diet is too much “salt, fat, and sugar.” But is that really true? If you’ve been following my work for a while, you know I wholeheartedly agree that excessive sugar is an issue and wholeheartedly disagree … continue reading

Gestational Diabetes Controversy

robb wolf gestational diabetes controversy

She has done the ungodly thing of writing a book about a topic that has no fence sitters, everyone one has an opinion, and everybody’s opinion is right.” That’s how my interview with Robb Wolf started. I wasn’t exactly sure if that was a compliment … continue reading

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vitamin D

10 Things You Didn't Know About Vitamin D

If you’ve picked up a newspaper or magazine in the past 10 years, you’ve read about vitamin D. Maybe you’ve heard it called the “sunshine vitamin” or read that deficiency in vitamin D is linked to heart disease or cancer. Both of those are true. … continue reading