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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.

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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You Snooze, You Lose

If I told you I never hit the snooze button when my alarm decides to not so gently wake me, I would be telling a massive lie.  Truth is, I’m obsessed with the snooze button.  It feels so good to … Continue reading

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A Killer Kettlebell Workout

Let’s face it, for the fitness lovers; kettlebells are the new must have toys.  Everybody is talking about them.  So, I finally bought into the craze and let me tell you: while my energy and physical fitness level are thanking … Continue reading

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All the “Juicy” Details

Okay so another fad has hit the market promising weight loss and a step in the right direction for your health.  Could it be that this one can actually deliver on its promises.  Better yet, could it be that this … Continue reading

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Why Fiber?

What do we know about fiber?  There has to be more of a benefit than the fact that it helps you go number 2, right?  While this is a well-known health benefit of fiber, there are indeed several other benefits … Continue reading

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Easy and Natural Ways to Detox Your Body

I was recently given a suggestion/request to do my next post on detoxification.  While I always love requests, I especially love when they are as good an idea as this one.  Think about it, almost every hit diet has at … Continue reading

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Hangovers And Weight Gain – The Calories In Alcohol

Ahh yes, labor day weekend is finally here.  That means we get one more day to take advantage of having no work or school.  Typically, labor day weekend entails BBQs and mini vacations to visit family and friends.  And typically … Continue reading

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