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Ask a Dietician

May 12, 2016

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Get answers to your nutrition questions and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in Sunflower Magnolia’s Q&A with Registered Dietitian Ashley Stein.

Living a healthy lifestyle today is easier, and harder, than ever before. Everywhere we go we are bombarded with a new exercise craze, a wacky celebrity diet and β€œexpert” advice on what we should be doing to be healthier, happier people. Not to mention the endless images we see in the media that re-emphasize just how unhealthy we are. In this mile-a-minute world we live in, whom do we trust for accurate health information? How can we live healthy lives? When can we eat chocolate, bread and cheese, which is all I really care about? πŸ˜‰

Today’s blog post is going to answer all of those questions and more. I recently interviewed Registered Dietitian Ashley Stein to find out how we can all live healthy lives and still enjoy delicious food. Bonus: Ashley happens to be my very own beautiful cousin, so she graciously agreed to give me her time and knowledge for the fun of it. I love my family!

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