dietetics

Breaking Down BMI

As a former nutrition student, part of my curriculum was to become familiar with different means of body measurements. These range from simple height and weight, to a super expensive space-ship look alike machine that measures air movement through the body called the “BOD POD”.  If you haven’t already guessed, machines like this one are… Continue reading Breaking Down BMI

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Advice from my Eighteen Year-Old Self

I’m a pretty nostalgic person for being only 20 years old. For most of my life I’ve kept a journal, and I love to look back on things I’ve written from the past. The other day I came across a journal entry I wrote from my Freshman year of college, and in that post I… Continue reading Advice from my Eighteen Year-Old Self

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Let’s Talk Dessert

I’ve always been a HUGE dessert gal. When I was little, my favorite dessert was an oreo brownie hot fudge sundae at Dairy Queen. My aunt always jokes about the time when she asked me if she could have a bite, and I responded with “Sure, as long as you don’t take any oreo, brownie,… Continue reading Let’s Talk Dessert

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Here’s the Tea on Satiety

In my post about Intuitive Eating I mentioned that I would later return to the topic of fullness versus satiety. That’s what I’m doing today! Before I begin, I feel like it’s necessary to explain what satiety is. Simply put, satiety, or being satiated, is the feeling of being satisfied after eating. “Satisfied”, meaning that you don’t feel… Continue reading Here’s the Tea on Satiety