Author Archives: Dish Out The Skinny

About Dish Out The Skinny

I am currently a certified personal trainer on the challenging and rewarding path to becoming a registered dietitian. Life is hard enough...staying healthy doesn't have to be! With the ever changing "rules" to staying healthy, my goal is to create a simple blog so that the average person, like myself, can understand the ins and outs of the world that is fitness and nutrition.

Saltless Meal Options (Poached Salmon)

Fun fact: Americans consume, on average, up to 3,436 mg of sodium a day.  Let’s add another fun fact to put this in perspective: our body only needs 180-500 mg of sodium each day and the recommended adequate intake level … Continue reading

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Big, Mean, Green Machine!

I was inspired today by a school assignment (yeah…weird, huh?).  The assignment was to think of three ways in which we could choose environmentally friendly foods.  Most people automatically stand on a soapbox and scream, “reduce the carbon footprint!” I’ll … Continue reading

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I Am Spartan Tough

This past weekend I did one of the hardest things I’ve ever physically done…The Super Spartan Race in Miami Florida.  8+ miles and according to the MC of the event over 30 obstacles.  At first I couldn’t recall encountering 30 … Continue reading

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How to Make Tea Enjoyable (Brewing Secrets)

The other day I fed my shopping bug and picked out the cutest little tea pot at Teavana, comparable to a Toys“R”Us for tea lovers. We’ve all heard the health benefits of tea rattled off to us at one point … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Yogurt

We are told over and over by health nuts that the best diet food is plain Greek yogurt. It’s full of probiotics and double the protein of regular yogurt. However, we are told over and over by our taste buds … Continue reading

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Does Eating Late Really Lead to Gaining Weight?

We all hold on to the fantasy of a family sit down dinner. The sun is just setting and everyone’s gathered around a beautifully decorated table, enjoying friendly conversation and a well-balanced delicious meal, which you can immediately smell upon … Continue reading

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Beating Lazy Temptations

I feel like a pent up drug addict! Okay, so let me explain before someone suggests a rehab program. I recently got LASIK eye surgery (gotta love technology), and while I’m loving the clear vision, I’m hating the post op … Continue reading

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