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Dietitian reviews: Is Optavia the right diet for you?

Have you heard about Optavia and thought about trying it? I have a quick quiz to help you decide if you should: Do you like multi-level marketing companies?Do you enjoy paying for over-priced snacks and...

Oatly Plant Milk: Health Food or Health Fail?

Oat milk is the new popular kid at the plant milk school. Every brand is making their own "oaty" version now, from Califia to Trader Joe's. But one brand is working harder than the...

Olipop Review: A Healthy Alternative to Soda

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now that drinking sodas = not good. Right? They're just cans of sugar water with a huge body of evidence linking them to increased weight and risk of...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend replacing salad dressing with lemon juice and eating ~300-calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated nutrition advice. Before we get...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 1)

Listen, I'm not like a regular dietitian. I'm a cool dietitian. While many of my colleagues were audibly unhappy about the latest diet app called "Noom," I kept my silence. I wanted to investigate...

Cooking Survival: Eight Items You Need to Get Started

So you want to get cooking...but how? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion times better than store-bought, and is a gazillion times better for your health. But cooking...

Four Ways to Pump up Your Iron Intake

I don't think you guys understand how hard it is to pull myself away from nonstop video game playing (I'm on summer break after all, don't judge me) to write an article about increasing...

Get Rid of Dandruff Forever

According to commercials from the late '60s, if you have dandruff it can turn you into a social pariah, doomed to wander the earth alone, flaky, and miserable. This is evidenced by the video gem...

Collagen Supplements: Worth the Price?

If you're reading this, you've probably heard about how collagen supplements are going to keep you youthful, flexible, and as spry as a young deer. The marketing folk behind collagen supplements must be geniuses,...

The Ketogenic Diet: My Experience

The recent popularity of the ketogenic diet has a lot of people asking questions such as "What is the ketogenic diet? Does the ketogenic diet work? Is the ketogenic diet a fad? Will it...
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