Posted in: Healthy weight, Keto diet, Manage Diabetes, nutrition

Carbohydrates: should we stop eating them completely?

Over the years there has been many discussions around carbohydrates and their importance in our diets. Some people are leaning towards getting more of your calories from carbohydrates while others are going to cut off carbohydrates completely from our diets, in other words making carbohydrates a non essential part of our daily diets.
These are the discussions that have brought about the keto diet being highly recommended for management of many diseases, and many others going for a low carbohydrate diet.

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Strategies to cope up with weight loss, How not to give up!

What strategies do you use to cope with negative feelings? When feeling discouraged on your weight loss journey, it’s important to remind yourself of your goals and the progress you’ve made so far. Reflecting on the reasons why you started, seeking support from friends/family, adjusting your approach/strategies if needed, and keeping in mind that setbacks […]

Posted in: digestion, nutrition

This is why your poop is black! Is there an underlying cause?

Melena, is a condition characterized by black, tarry stools. Melena occurs when there is bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract, typically in the stomach or small intestine. It’s important to monitor for melena as it can indicate serious underlying conditions such as peptic ulcers, gastritis, or gastrointestinal bleeding.

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Is there a quick fix or miracle diet for weight loss?

What is one question you hate to be asked? Explain. As a nutritionist, I find it frustrating when people ask for quick fixes or miracle diets for weight loss instead of focusing on sustainable, long-term lifestyle changes. It’s important to understand that good nutrition requires consistency and patience. Is there a quick fix or miracle […]

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A weight/food scale, A nutrition reference manual, Food models…

What are three objects you couldn’t work without? As a nutritionist, three objects I couldn’t live without, rather work without, would be a reliable weight scale and food scale for accurate measurements, a set of quality measuring cups and spoons for portion control, and a nutrition reference manual or app for quick access to nutritional […]

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Witnessing the impact of nutrition on health outcomes…

What experiences in life helped you grow the most? As a nutritionist, my experiences in various settings, such as clinical practice, community outreach programs, and research projects, have helped me grow the most. Especially as a nutrition content creator, Interacting with diverse populations, witnessing the impact of nutrition on health outcomes through my blogs and […]

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Saying goodbye to unhealthy eating habits

Describe a phase in life that was difficult to say goodbye to. Saying goodbye to unhealthy eating habits can be tough. It’s a phase where comfort foods and indulgences have to be replaced with healthier choices. It’s challenging because food often holds emotional significance, and breaking away from familiar patterns can feel like leaving behind […]

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Being a Nutritionist….

Do you enjoy your job? As a nutritionist, I find great fulfillment in helping others improve their health and well-being through proper nutrition. It’s rewarding to see people make positive changes in their diet and lifestyle and witness the positive impact it has on their lives. How to improve health through proper nutrition. Balanced Diet: […]

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