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Hey, I'm Miranda! I'm a Registered Dietitian here to help you simplify nutrition and find balance with food.





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My Story: WW, Intuitive Eating and Real Balance

What made me want to become a dietitian? It’s a tale to tell! Thank you for the opportunity to share my story with you. While it might feel a tad indulgent to write a blog post about my own history, I offer a peek into my past with purpose. Connecting with a dietitian to work […]

My Dietitian Story: Finding Real Health…and Balance!

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Is eating when you’re bored interfering with your health goals? Boredom eating is super common, and more than just a little annoying. It can cause food guilt, create physical discomfort (can you say BLOAT?!), and make you question your willpower… And honestly, it’s one of those stubborn habits that sticks around long after you decide […]

How to stop boredom eating: 8 tips that work

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Is the secret to reaching your best weight lurking at the bottom of the ocean? 

Sea moss for weight loss is a trending topic. Let’s wade through what is currently known about sea moss so that you can make an informed decision about if this product is right for you…or if you should wish it bon voyage.

Should You Try Sea Moss for Weight Loss? A Dietitian Weighs In

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If you want to learn more about what’s behind those chocolate cravings, and how to deal with them (without guilt or restriction!) then keep reading.

Why (Oh Why) Do I Crave Chocolate on My Period?

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Need help with food and diet but don’t know where to turn? Read this article to understand the difference between a Registered Dietitian vs Nutritionist, and who is the best fit for your goals.

Registered Dietitian vs Nutritionist: What is the difference?

What's the difference between a registered dietitian vs nutritionist

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Wondering how to stay committed to a healthy diet? Try these 10 dietitian tips to be more consistent with food and find a healthy balance long-term.

Can’t Stick to a Diet? 11 Tips to be More Consistent with Food

How to Stick to a Diet and not cheat

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Here’s how to tell if calorie counting has become unhealthy for you, how to stop counting calories, and what to do instead.

How to Stop Calorie Counting and What to Do Instead

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How we sleep can have a significant impact on how we eat. Inadequate sleep can impact hunger hormones and increase overeating throughout the day 1. It can also impact the types of foods you choose and how satisfied you feel after eating. Read on to understand more about how sleep can impact hunger and learn how to improve your sleep habits for better health.

Undersleep and Overeating: How Sleep Can Impact Hunger Hormones

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Eating beyond fullness happens to the best of us. But if you find it happening more than you want it to, it’s worth some investigation. Especially if your overeating feels out of control or happens more frequently than you might like. Read on to learn how to overcome overeating without willpower, extremes or restriction.

5 Dietitian tips to overcome overeating with gentle nutrition

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Understanding the differences between emotional vs physical hunger can help you become more aware of what is driving you to eat so you can make more mentally and physically satisfying food choices. 

Emotional Hunger vs Physical Hunger: How to Spot the Difference

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