Author: Laura Poland (Laura Poland)

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You’re Avoiding What?!

[youtube id=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ubNn8fToe0″ width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”0″ class=””][/youtube][fusion_text] Intro Let’s talk!  I’d like to get a few things straight when it comes to carbohydrates… Many people when they learn I’m a dietitian tell me about how they are avoiding carbohydrates.  Now I understand what they are trying to say “they are avoiding nutritionally-void carbohydrates”.  But as...

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Menu Planning Guide

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Are You a Breakfast Eater?

“It’s the most important meal of the day” – we hear it all the time.  But do you eat breakfast every day?  I hope so! Here’s why breakfast is so important: We all want to burn calories… Guess what?  when you sleep your metabolism slows down (also when you haven’t eaten during the day for over...

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Shortcuts for the Kitchen – August

Here we go,  It’s BLT time!!  There’s nothing like the homegrown tomatoes with bacon and lettuce on a lightly toasted (whole grain) sandwich…  But cooking the bacon is the messiest part of the job right?  Well, I’ve recently learned to make nice and crispy bacon in the oven.  That’s right, in the oven. Shortcut #1...

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Salad on a busy week-night

Enjoy my video from my trip to the grocery store today…  I typically shop on the week-end but with the holiday week-end and family in town, I did not find the time!  But I lucked out, found a great deal on a pre-made salad mix.  When I can’t find a good deal on pre-mixed salads...

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Don’t Wait To Eat

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How Could They?  Breyer’s Ice Cream…
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How Could They? Breyer’s Ice Cream…

Have you ever gone to the grocery store and picked up what you thought was an amazing deal only to find out the product was not what you expected?  My husband when asked to go to the grocery store can’t help himself and will invariably come home with something not on the list…  Last night...

Pump Up Your Lunch
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Pump Up Your Lunch

It’s easy to let the packed lunches slide as the school year wears on…   A new study showed that school lunches are more nutritious than home packed lunches…  On one hand that is hard to believe right?  School lunches healthy?  But guess what?  What most people don’t realize that the school lunch has to...

Cost, Taste, Convenience or Health: Why do you eat what you eat?
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Cost, Taste, Convenience or Health: Why do you eat what you eat?

Take a minute and rank each of these four criteria in order of importance to you:  cost, taste, convenience and health.  Are you surprised by your ratings?  Do you think what is number 1 should be number 1?  Do you wish it were different but reality is what it is? As a dietitian I like...