Carrie Dennett is a Seattle-based registered dietitian nutritionist and Seattle Times nutrition columnist. She offers a range of nutrition-related services. No matter what your food and weight history or where your imbalance lies, I can help you restore or discover a healthy, vibrant, peaceful relationship with food and guide you to find your best ways to nourish yourself.
My latest column in The Seattle Times is about grain bowls. While grains are the featured player in this food symphony, beans also play an integral part in the bowls I prepare at home. Does it matter if you used canned beans, or cook your own beans from dried? Let's discuss.
I'm in Portland this weekend at the Association for Size Diversity and Health conference, which I'm totally excited about, and not just because the speakers include Linda Bacon, author of Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, and Christy Harrison, host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
I'm in Boston at the Nutrition & Health Conference, put on by the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Before his talk yesterday, center founder Dr. Andrew Weil showed this video, which sums up perfectly the confusion (and frustration) so many people feel in response to changing dietary advice. Enjoy!