Weight Bias in Health Care and Tips for Health Professionals

Weight Bias in Health Care and Tips for Health Professionals

Here's how weight bias may impact your patients, and some steps to minimize weight bias for clinicians or future medical professionals.

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So you want to be a Nutritionist? A Guide to Graduate Programs in Nutrition

So you want to be a Nutritionist?  A Guide to Graduate Programs in Nutrition

I am excited to announce that I will begin my graduate school journey at UNC Chapel Hill in August! Curious about the process of applying and deciding on a nutrition graduate program? Here's what you need to know.

7 Tips to Get in the Habit of Working Out

7 Tips to Get in the Habit of Working Out

One thing I have realized is that getting exercise daily and even weekly can be a challenge for many of us.  As adults with packed schedules, it can be challenging to prioritize exercise, but with a ton of research emerging supporting the benefits (mental, genetic, academic, and of course physical) of consistent exercise, it is [...]

How to Pull off Seafood Paella for Twenty People

How to Pull off Seafood Paella for Twenty People

In honor of my summer garden party last night, I’m reposting my paella recipe as requested.

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Some like to go clubbing, some like to go out to dinner, and others (like me) like to take on the challenge of feeding and hosting twenty people for their 25th birthday.

Now feeding and hosting twenty people wouldn’t have been a challenge if I had decided to cook up my traditional risotto recipe, but no, I set out to make paella, a notoriously finicky dish that I had never made before.  Most of my friends thought I was joking when I mentioned what I might be serving at my dinner, but with help from a number of sous chefs I was able to pull off a stunning and pretty authentic dish and feed a crowd of friends.

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This is not to say that I went into this endeavor completely unprepared.  I’ve grown up under the wing of Juan Carlos Herguera, oceanographer and paella champion, whose paella I’ve had the…

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