Friends, welcome (and maybe welcome back)! A few years ago, I blogged here and there for my nutrition clients, but I plan to be more consistent this time around and weigh in on the waves of nutrition fads as they come and go. If you eat, this blog will be for you. I love food, and I want to talk about it with you. I love helping others understand healthy eating because food is delicious, nutrition is confusing, and marketing is powerful.
My training and education include a dietetic internship at Yale and my bachelor's and master's degrees in human nutrition. I have worked as a clinical dietitian doing nutrition support in an ICU, as a diabetes educator in public health, and in private practice helping clients achieve their personal goals. I have written for newspapers in the US and around the world on nutrition. However, the most challenging thing I do is apply all this knowledge to my own daily routine.
We can talk nutrition all day long, and I can know what essential nutrients are and how best to consume them, but when my child is screaming and I haven't been to the grocery store in a week, making a good decision becomes much more challenging. Thoughts of phytochemicals, micro-nutrients and appropriate calorie allocation are far from my thought of "make this child stop screaming." I hope this blog helps moments like these. Food is so much more than physical health; it is at the center of our social lives and often closely tied to our emotions. I hope this blog helps you learn to greatly enjoy food.
Our bodies are gracious, they are meant to be our temples and not our god. I want to journey with you as a mother, sister, and friend, and I hope we get to enjoy life with lots of delicious food.
I have fun plans for menu reviews of common most frequented restaurants, product reviews and giveaways, and a monthly recipe from my best friend and fellow dietitian who is a much better cook than me. In addition, I hope to demonstrate how traveling and eating out can still be nutritious and delicious. Abrea Nutrition is back on the world wide web, and I hope you will join me. May the journey be rich and creamy, sometimes light and refreshing, and at times a little spicy.
Disclaimer: this is not medical advice. I am not your doctor. Nutrition is not one size fits all and many conditions exist that may make your nutirtion guidelines different. I will discuss different diseases for discussion and information's sake but never as your medical authority. None of this is meant to be medical advice.
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