Diaries of a Plant Powered Dietitian

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Is the keto craze all it's cracked up to be?

Ketogenic diets have been used as a remedy for children with epileptic seizures for decades, but have gained popularity in recent years as a weight loss diet. Keto is everywhere these days – from keto cookie posts on Pinterest to keto-friendly menus at restaurants, everyone seems to be keto crazed these days. But, is the keto diet all it’s cracked up to be? Read on to find out!

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Fall Finds: Taking Stock of Winter Squash

Autumn is a magical time of year – the days are crisp, the trees are brilliantly colored, the smells of cider and cinnamon fill the air, and pumpkins and decorative corn stalks can be found around every corner. With that being said, fall is the perfect time to stock up on winter squash.

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Natalie Colla
Butter or Bust

Saturated fats have been lumped into one category, while there are many different types of saturated fats and some have neutral, if not beneficial effects on health….swapping saturated fats means that we are replacing calories and nutrients with something else, which is usually sugar and processed vegetable oils riddled with omega-6 fats that may cause more harm than good

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