New year, new me?

New year, new me? No thanks. None of that B.S. for me. I’m the same body, same mind. Same conglomeration of fabulous metabolic workings that do amazing things to keep me alive, with a spirit that keeps propelling me through life at what sometimes feels like warp speed. Like right now… 2018 already?? How did…

The low-down on “eating keto”

The low-carb, high fat diet has been around for a while, both as a weight loss approach and a therapeutic approach to disease management. It has many names and forms, including the ketogenic diet, the Atkinโ€™s diet, the Paleo Diet, and simply the โ€œlow carbโ€ diet. I could go on and on about my ~feelings~…

Becoming an Intuitive Eater

My eating journey is a familiar one. It echoes the experience of many people who have battled with society’s obsession with thinness, a sport or art form’s ideal body type, a need for control and a goal of perfection. In this post I want to take you through my relationship with food up to this…

On Eating Local + Layered Smoothie

In my previous blog and Instagram posts, I’ve dropped here and there little tidbits about eating local and seasonal whenever possible. Here are my consolidated thoughts, and a recipe for a layered smoothie! I somehow have managed to not post a single smoothie in the almost two years I’ve had this blog… but alas, this…

Why I don’t “Eat Clean”

Lately I’ve been seeing a certain food philosophy called “clean eating” floating around Instagram and the blogosphere, especially in gearing up for 2017 and the rush of New Year’s resolutions. While this seems to be a very popular catch phrase in the healthy foodie community, I have quite a few qualms with this approach to…

Life and The Dietary Guidelines โ€” An Update

Wow, it has been a while since I last posted! From the craziness that are grad school admissions and dietetic internship matching, to passing Nutrient Metabolism and spending time with friends, life got quite busy in my final semester at Cornell. But here I am, back in the blogosphere. I thought I’d give you all……