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Lifestyle Over Diet! By Noreen Gallo

Noreen Gallo is guest blogging for Paula’s Healthy Living today!  She is a registered dietitian with over 20 years of experience and knowledge. Here are her inspiring tips on how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Every time you walk into a grocery store you are bombarded with magazines touting the “Diet of the month” or the magic supplement that will literally MELT body fat in 2 weeks.  We have all seen them and most of us have bought them, in the hopes of finding that magic bullet that will allow us to eat anything that we like and stay slim.  News Flash!!  There is no magic bullet or perfect diet that works for everyone!  Having been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years, I have worked with hundreds of clients and one thing I have learned is that no two people are the same, consequently no diet could possibly be perfect for everyone!  That being said, there are a couple of general concepts that ring true for most people and gradually working them into your lifestyle will greatly improve your health: Continue reading

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Jump Start Health Goals with a Nutritionist, Dietitian or Fitness Apps

Getting advice from a food expert, either a nutritionist, dietitian, or for a lower cost a food app may help jump start your healthy eating habits and lead you to reach your weight goals.

First, it’s important to understand the difference between a nutritionist and a dietitian. In some states, someone can call themselves a “nutritionist” without any qualifications or certifications.  A registered dietitian (R.D.) must have at least a bachelor’s degree with specific coarse work and training in nutrition.  They also must pass a board test and attend continuing education classes to keep their status. Continue reading

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