Get a holistic dietitian's perspective on the latest research to help you decide if intermittent fasting is all it's cracked up to be! Note: This post was co-written with Keri Carpenter, Dietetic Intern, as part of a research partnership between Back To The Book Nutrition and post-graduate … [Read more...] about Is Intermittent Fasting all it’s Cracked up to be?
How my family avoided sunburns all summer long without a drop of sunscreen! This is Part 2 in a 2-part series about the sun and our skin. Read Part 1 here. This is the true story of how my family of four avoided sunburns all summer long without using sunscreen. Not a drop of … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Sunburn Without Sunscreen
Think sunscreen protects you from skin cancer? Think again. Get the real truth about the sun and skin health, and learn 5 ways to decrease your skin cancer risk in the sun! This is Part 1 in a 2-part series about the sun and our skin. Today we're looking at what the science really says … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Decrease Skin Cancer Risk in the Sun
As a former cancer dietitian and the wife of a cancer survivor, I believe there is one word every cancer patient needs to hear. I don't talk much about cancer on the blog, but it's a topic that hits close to home for me. I began my career as a dietitian at M.D. … [Read more...] about One Word Every Cancer Patient Needs to Hear (+ a must-watch video!)
I think my calendar says summer "begins" later in June, but everyone knows that opening day at the pool is the official summer kickoff...and most pools open on Memorial Day weekend. So I thought the outset of the Memorial Day holiday weekend was the perfect time to share a few tidbits about … [Read more...] about 2-Ingredient Homemade Sunscreen