Category: Dietetics

Personalize Your Plate

We’ve lost touch with the concept of flexibility in an eating plan. I see way too many clients trying to do what their neighbor recommended, what their friends do, what has become popular in social media, or what they saw in a commercial. Everyone has become a nutrition expert and people too easily get away from sound, research-informed nutrition recommendations.

Plants and a Protein

People often seem to get into ruts with snack options and crave something new. Snacks are fantastic for keeping you energized throughout the day…look at them as an opportunity to promote focus and concentration, top off your fuel stores before a workout, and as part of your plan for getting your nutrient needs met.

Nutrition and COVID-19

Unprecedented. This is the word I keep hearing over and over in the media right now. These are the times we’re in. So many are thinking about things like self-care, mental health and preventing disease. With this in mind, what role does nutrition play?

Instantly Amazing!

I recently received the greatest gift a girl could ask for….. an Instant Pot! Let me tell you, for someone who is not a fan of cooking or really being in the kitchen this Instant Pot has changed my life. Pressure cooking has become my new favorite thing.

Caffeine Overload?

Oh that morning….or afternoon…or evening cup of coffee. It’s common for clients to reports how many cups of coffee they have each day and then quickly follow with “Wait, is that too much caffeine?” My answer is usually “It depends.”

Ten Years Later…

With 10 years under her belt, Registered Dietitian, Sunny Yingling reflects on her 10 years in the practice of dietetics and shares the recurring themes and recurring messages from the field.