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Cholesterol: Your TRUE Love (are you ready for this?)

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 first—let’s get clear on how serious an issue heart health is, before ...

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My Mattress was Putting my Health in Jeopardy!

Goopy, disgusting BLACK mold, alive and growing…UNDERNEATH MY MATTRESS! My two thousand dollar bed. The very bed I spend ⅓ of my time in. Little did I know I was sleeping with mold. Instant flashbacks from the past year came to mind: How sick I’d been—sneezing all the time, coughing, congestion, watery eyes. I even came ...

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But Our Ancestors Didn’t Take Supplements!

 “Our ancestors didn’t take supplements, so why should I?” It’s true! Our ancestors didn’t take supplements, so it’s totally valid to question why you should today. The reality is that our ancestors’ environment was much different than what we experience today. We aren’t out hunting and gathering our food under the sun. Instead, we’re inundated with incredible ...

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The Scary Scoop on Supplements

Is supplement regulation a joke? Do you realize you might be taking supplements that contain a potentially dangerous mix of cheap fillers and mystery ingredients? This is what happens when regulation laws aren’t in place. A recent study by the New York State attorney general’s office revealed that 4 out of 5 supplements on the shelves of ...

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This dietitian’s thoughts on the movie Fed UP

If I had to summarize this film in 2 words I would say: SPOT ON. From the graphics and animations to the way blood sugar levels and fat storage were outlined, it was a well done documentary. The focus on childhood obesity makes this film even more powerful and motivates me to continue doing what I ...

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Healthy Simple Life LAUNCH DAY!

EXCITING NEWS!!! If you’ve been following me on social media lately, you know I’ve been hinting at some BIG changes coming to Dietitian Cassie and today is the big day! I’m proud to announce the launch of my NEW company, Healthy Simple Life!! Healthy Simple Life was born from my mission of debunking diet rumors, myths, ...

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5 Things Dietitian Cassie Would Never Eat

The crew at TCL asked me to determine the Top 5 things I’d NEVER eat. I revealed these foods on the air: Tip: When determining if something is a healthy eat, check out the ingredient list. Rule of thumb: The shorter the ingredient list, the better. Now, go grab my BEST tips to BOOST your metabolism by clicking ...

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Top 10 Gas Station Eats (as seen on TV!)

I had a blast touring Kwik Trip today with Emily, field reporter for Twin Cities Live TV. Below you’ll find the video clip from our tour and my top 10 picks for gas station eating (that are in line with balanced PFC (Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate!). These provide you with the most energy and support your metabolism, waistline ...

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Hydrating and Dehydrating Foods (As seen on WCCO TV!)

It’s always important to stay hydrated, but even MORE critical in the heat of summertime. Your body is comprised of around 60% water and just about every system in the body needs it to function. And believe it or not, drinking water and sports drinks are not the ONLY ways to stay hydrated! There are in fact ...

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Obesity: Disease or Problem? Genetic Predisposition or Biochemical Reaction?

The American Medical Association recognizing obesity as a disease has been making big headlines and for good reason. Will defining obesity as a disease cause us to take it more seriously? Will it cause more physicians to pay closer attention to this condition? Will more insurers pay for treatment? Or will it encourage pharmaceutical companies to just ...

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