Abigail Joy Dougherty: Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Expert & Lover of Life

Archive for the ‘Healthy Eating’ Category

Don’t Be a Fool: How to Avoid Being Fooled by Common Health Claims

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy April Fools Day!!  With all of the trendy health claims on food  packages these days, it could feel like everyday is April Fools Day. While the food products’ packaging may be eye-catching with bright colors and a ridiculous amount of health claims, these claims may be fooling us as consumers! […]

Healthy Eating on the Go! Part 2

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

Healthy Eating on the Go!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

Vitamin D Boosters

Tweet Tweet Pin It Vitamin D Boosters! (Photo taken during Kelly’s (fabulous intern) Engagement Photo Shoot with Lauren Pauline!) Spring has officially sprung! And with warmer weather comes the brighter SUN (especially if you live in Florida)! While this is great news for beach-goers, it is even better news for individuals who are looking to […]

The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods!

Tweet Tweet Pin It The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods (Photo compliments of eatdrinkbetter.com) You may have heard that behind every nagging ailment  (illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases) is long-term or “chronic inflammation,” but what exactly causes this long-term inflammation and what are some natural ways in which you can decrease chronic inflammation and decrease your risk […]

Healthy Gluten-Free?

Tweet Tweet Pin It Guest Blog- By Kelly Puryear Hello, fabulous readers! My name is Kelly Puryear and I have been given the honor of writing a few “guest blogs” for Abigail as her intern dietetic student. I am a registered dietitian-in-training and I am finishing up my last semester as a distance dietetic student […]

Heart-Healthy Foods

Tweet Tweet Pin It Guest Blog- By Kelly Puryear Hello, fabulous readers! My name is Kelly Puryear and I have been given the honor of writing a few “guest blogs” for Abigail as her intern dietetic student. I am a registered dietitian-in-training and I am finishing up my last semester as a distance dietetic student […]

12-Hour Eating Window = Weight Loss??

Tweet Tweet Pin It Hello My Friends and Happy Thursday!! Okay, today I want to talk what’s trending! Every Wednesday I get the pleasure of going on WFLA News Channel 8 with Stacie Schaible to discuss what’s hip and cool with nutrition! So why not spread the nutrition news here too?! One of my favorite things […]

Healthy Holiday Survival Tips

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Tuesday!! Question of the day: Is it too early for Holiday decorations and Christmas music or are you ready?!? If you know me well, you know I. Am. Ready.  It helps my cause that last week The Salvation Army of Tampa/Hillsborough County had their Annual Tree of Lights Breakfast! It […]

Chicken Tamale Casserole

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Saturday!! Today I’m sharing what might possibly be one of my favorite recipes! It was one of the first Cooking Light recipes that I found when I was learning how to cook! It was a recipe that I’ve made for my husband soooo many times and he still loves it […]