Nutrition Superfoods by Countries

Nutrition superfoods by countries

I plan for this to be an ongoing series about superfoods found within numerous cultures. Extensions will be added as I visit new countries. A superfood is “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being”. As a Registered Dietitian, I counsel clients and patients from various ethnic backgrounds. It is near impossible to be familiar with EVERY food know to a country.

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Travel broadens the mind

travel broadens the mind

Travel broadens the mind

I’ve been “home” for about a month and by home, I mean my home town of Mobile, AL. You may recall that Michael and I moved in with my Dad in August to save more money for our big move! I have come to a lot of realizations. I’ve been transported to an alternate universe, there is no other explanation!

I'm in an environment in which I don’t fit in anymore. I often feel out of place when I wear clothes...

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Reuse old buildings: Finding New Purpose in Unique Spaces

reuse old buildings

Reuse old buildings: Finding New Purpose in Unique Spaces

We live in a time where if something is broken, we toss it. We are no longer a culture of “fixers” but a community of “wasters”.  Have you ever tried to reuse old buildings? I haven't. How long does it take for you to buy the newest iPhone even though your old one probably still works just...

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Cruise Ship Blunders: Lessons Learned

Cruise Ship Blunders

Cruise Ship Blunders: Lessons Learned

Millions of people hop aboard cruise ships each year. They get their manicures and pedicures, buy cute, lacy swimwear covers, and stunt in their stunner shades. Off they go to, all-you-can-eat buffets, sunburns the shade of lobsters, and numerous planned excursions. Oh, the life they live! Or is it?

When I was 18, my family and I...

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Pizza Shops in Pensacola, FL: For the money-smart traveler

Pizza Shops in Pensacola, FL

Pizza Shops in Pensacola, FL: For the money-smart traveler

If you are anything like Michael and I, your travels revolve around food. If you’re hiking you pack snacks, mid-afternoon it’s time for an espresso pick-me-up, and don’t forget late night desserts. We tend to stick with cheap foods to make the most of our trip. Cheap food means pizza. Pizza is so versatile, is it a carb, protein, or veggie? The dietitian...

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Souvenirs from the Beach

souvenirs from the beach

Souvenirs from the Beach



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