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

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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 […]

Healthy Grilling

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Weekend!!!! Looking for a healthier way to grill out this summer? Search no more!! From burgers to sides, I have compiled some of my favorite tips & recipes on how to “healthify” your next BBQ! I also take a special interest because my husband and I just bought a new […]

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 […]

How to Become a Morning Person! Part 2

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 […]

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 […]

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day 2015

Tweet Tweet Pin It Oh joy, oh joy, oh happy joy!! This is the one day a year that the nation has decided to honor all 89,000+ registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN’s) from around the country, putting a highlight on what we do and who we are! The day helps increase awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as […]

How to Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Tweet Tweet Pin It All things Heart Healthy Living   I know this is very different from my usual posts but ya know, I found this in a file of presentations and I thought… this is good information!! So here you go, here is some AWESOME information on how to live a heart healthy life! […]