Health, happiness, and a little sass from Cassie!
Get your 10 Rules to Break to Lose Weight!
Are you constantly thinking about where you’ll get your next sugar fix, your next “guilty pleasure” or “cheat?” Ever swore you were only going to “just have one,” and before you know it the entire box is gone? Or—and I know this was one of my big problems—have you...read more
What if I told you that you could lose weight by eating more, sleeping more and exercising less? Would you believe me? Or does that sound too good to be true? I get it. It can be hard to comprehend—even for me!—the fact that I’m in the best shape of my life while...read more
You’ve tried everything to lose weight. Not just exercising, but every kind of exercise—running, lifting, yoga, Pilates, CrossFit. Not just dieting, but every kind of diet—Weight Watchers, Atkins, vegetarian/vegan, Paleo, low carb, SlimFast, Beachbody. Not just...read more
I just returned from spending 10 days in the desert for an event called Burning Man. Burning Man is a temporary city of 80,000 people living in the desert, and is based on self-reliance (because you need to be prepared in the middle of the desert),...read more
I got all of your concerned and confused messages about that article from USA Today on how the American Heart Association released a report saying that coconut oil isn’t healthy and never has been....UGH! This is the world we live in, and...read more
Time and time again, my team of Dietitians and I see clients who are seemingly doing everything “right” and aren’t seeing the weight loss they want. I know how frustrating it is to work so hard and not see results on the scale or in the mirror! That’s why we always...read more
On one of my first days working as a hospital dietitian, I had a patient come in with a feeding tube. A feeding tube is a device used to provide nutrition to people who cannot eat orally. This patient was receiving all of his nutrition through the tube, which means I...read more
Let's talk about your heart. Since February is American Heart Month, it's extra heavy on my heart just how many people I hear from who want to break up with cholesterol. When really.... we should be falling in love with cholesterol over and over again! First things...read more
I’ll admit—I used to think detoxing was a complete scam. Juice cleanses, restrictive fasts and sugar detoxes marketed to us from every angle? Scam. Scammy. Scam. How could they ever be healthy when they don’t provide lasting results? Besides, isn’t your liver already...read more
’Tis the time of year when we’re bombarded with sweets and sugary treats EVERYWHERE. Work parties, family gatherings, everywhere we look. Christmas cookies, candies and junk will be thrown in our faces. It’s socially acceptable to stuff our faces and binge on...read more