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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.

Simple Food Swaps for a Healthy Diet

The other night a family friend, while rummaging through the pantry in awe of my lack of junk food, asked me to teach her how to eat healthy without giving her a strict diet to follow. While this seems like … Continue reading

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4 Motivation Boosting Tips

Okay, here’s a topic I know a LOT of people can relate to: lack of workout motivation!  Since moving to a much busier lifestyle, I haven’t had as much time to hit the gym as I used to.  Sound like … Continue reading

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Liven Up Your Workout Routine

 Photo by Lebleu Photography Today for the first time in a long time, despite the early morning monsoon, I took advantage of the array of outdoor activities hot Florida has to offer.  I went kayaking in the Gulf.  Of course, … Continue reading

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25 Minute Circuit Training Program

One of my personal favorite workouts is a circuit-training workout.  It’s fast, effective, and allows you to mix it up so you don’t get bored.  Circuit training is a program in which you complete one exercise after another with little … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk Motivation

Need a better inspiration to work out? How about rewarding yourself with a favorite childhood treat: Chocolate milk?  You read that right.  Recent studies have shown low-fat chocolate milk provides a better carbohydrate/protein ratio than other sports drinks, proving to … Continue reading

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Four Healthy and Natural Ways To Boost Energy!

So after last weeks post on the negative effects of energy drinks and caffeine, a Starbucks trip is no longer a part of your morning routine.  Unfortunately, you’re still in need of some sort of pick me up?  The good … Continue reading

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To Caffeinate Or Not To Caffeinate? (Energy Drinks)

Groggy eyed and exhausted, I was sitting in a classroom full of equally drained students watching a girl sipping on a large energy drink, whose brand will remain anonymous to avoid slander. Every sip was proceeded by a grimace and … Continue reading

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The Scoop On Diets Part 2

Still confused by the plethora of diets flooding the market? You’re not alone! In our the previous post “The Scoop On Diets,” we discussed four breakthrough popular diets, “The Atkins Diet,” “The South Beach Diet,” “Weight Watchers,” and “The Mediterranean … Continue reading

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The Scoop on Diets

So you’re looking to lose weight.  Who isn’t nowadays, with the taunting images of perfectly airbrushed supermodels on every television screen and magazine cover?  It’s a wonder Americans spend an estimated $42 billion dollars each year on weight loss foods … Continue reading

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Oh no! Not another health blog…

Today’s health driven world puts more “natural”, “organic,” and “fat-free” products on the supermarket shelves than we know how to sift through or even pronounce.  We are constantly being told to lead a healthier lifestyle in the food we eat … Continue reading

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