What’s Happened to the Standard American Diet – and why is it so SAD?
Our standard diet really has become very sad, and although it was likely an unintended consequence, our poor food choices and unhealthy eating pattern are due in large part to modernization of the food system. More...
Food as Medicine: The Non-SAD approach
Our body is the most complex and amazing machine imaginable, and food is the fuel that makes it run – or in some cases, break down. More...
The Best Diet is the “Anti-Diet”
The difference between a healthy eating pattern and a “diet” is the flexibility. The healthy eating pattern, or anti-diet approach, is based on the theory that if you keep good foods in your refrigerator, you’ll eat good foods. No more counting, weighing or measuring. More...
The Secret Life of Your Digestive Health
Scientists now know that the health of your digestive system influences many critical aspects of your overall health – including your immune system, brain health, your overall risk for allergies, chronic and autoimmune diseases and even your weight and blood sugar. More...
Buying Clean: Is Organic Produce Really Worth It?
Dietitians get asked all the time if organic fruits and vegetables are healthier than those that are conventionally grown.  After all, they’re more expensive, and often harder to find.  So, are they really worth it? More...
Buying Clean: What’s the Best Kind of Animal Protein?
Because the protein foods we eat literally become part of every cell, tissue, and organ in our body, it’s a perfect reminder that we are what we eat, and yes, there is a big difference when it comes to the type and quality of the protein we put into our body. More...
Sources of Protein
Nutrition experts recommend eating between 20 and 30 grams of protein at each meal. Protein is highest in animal foods, like meats, fish, and eggs, but plant foods provide protein as well. More...
All About Grains: The Good, The Bad, and the Gluten-Free
Carbs. Grains. Starches. Whatever you call them, one thing is certain – there is no other food group that is more loved, loathed, feared, or craved. More...
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What do Superfoods have to do with it?
Inflammation and superfoods are two buzzwords that are tossed around frequently in the health and nutrition world. Let’s look at the science behind all of it. More...
The Truth about Nutritional Supplements
In a perfect world, we would get all of our nutrition from real whole foods, but the truth is, many adults are lacking in at least a few important nutrients, and almost all would feel and function better if we boosted up a few others. More...

Anne Danahy, MS RDN 

These articles are a great summary of our eat well, live well philosophy.

The more clean, nutritious foods we put in our bodies, the more we crave them.  It’s that simple.