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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.

Busting The Carbohydrate Myth: Why We Need Carbs

One diet after another is hitting the market telling us to limit our carbohydrate intake because it’s making us fat…and we listen. After all, who are we to question what the “experts” say, right? Carbohydrates have been getting a bad … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Run

Let’s see, how do I sum this up without sounding like a baby…I hate running! At least, I hate running until after I’m done and feel like superwoman – full of energy and proud I finished something I didn’t originally … Continue reading

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Is There A Bad Time To Workout?

Okay, now that the above poll prompted you to think a little about when you prefer to work out, why not see the benefits to your preferred workout time?  Each person is wired differently with a different internal body clock. … Continue reading

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Healthy Snacks Kids Will Love

It is a well known fact that kids are the pickiest eaters and most brutal critics when it comes to their food.  If they don’t like something, they aren’t afraid to let you know.  Trust me, I’ve had my fair … Continue reading

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Vita-what? A Closer Look at Vitamins

So the extent of your vitamin knowledge is that if you eat too much carotene, which is broken down to Vitamin A by the liver, you could turn orange. Okay, so maybe you know a bit more than that, but … Continue reading

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Save A Pet = Save Your Life

Animals truly are man’s best friend.  Leave it to a dog to spin in circles and greet you with unconditional love and excitement when you get home from a long day at work.  Leave it to a cat to cuddle … Continue reading

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Health Benefits to Eating Slowly

Our family of four owns a garbage disposal, and no I’m not talking about the fancy expensive kind that makes awful noises as it devours left over food, (though ours often makes equally disturbing noises).  Our garbage disposal is child … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Life

Firstly, I apologize if you mistakenly clicked this link in a google search for the Spice Girls, though I do admit to owning and thoroughly enjoying their cassette tape once upon a time.   However, I digress.  While this blog pictures … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index

I begin this week’s post with the age old question, “Why am I always hungry twenty minutes after eating Chinese food?!”  Why does it always seem that by the time you pack all the left over Chinese food into the … Continue reading

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Protein all the Whey

In the exercise world we are constantly hearing about protein.  This is most likely because not only are essential amino acids the building blocks for muscles, skin, nails, and other body tissues, but research also shows it can help improve … Continue reading

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