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

Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition’

Sprouts Farmers Market: These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Tweet Tweet Pin It Full Disclosure: Sprouts paid for all expenses while on the #HelloSprouts Blogger Tour and I have been compensated for this post. All opinions expressed below are 100% my own. Transparency and full disclosure are very important to me! Thanks for reading! ~Abby Sprouts Farmers Market: These are a Few of My Favorite Things […]

What are Calories?

Tweet Tweet Pin It “OMG, do you know how many calories are in that?” We hear the word “calorie” ALL THE TIME; but do we really know what it means? A simple definition of a calorie is a unit of energy – meaning, the food you are eating is your bodies energy source.  When you […]

Exercise in the Great Outdoors

Tweet Tweet Pin It Exercise in the Great Outdoors: God’s Playground!! Yesterday, my husband and I were out on a GORGEOUS bike ride – It was amazing! It’s summer, the sun was shining, there was water nearby, I was sweating but honestly having such a great time I didn’t even feel like I was exercising! […]

Vegetables for Breakfast!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Yes, you heard that right…. VEGGIES FOR BREAKFAST!! Hoooray!! This is one of my favorite ways to start any day off with a super-duper-awesome nutrition booster!! Vegetables are like little multivitamins straight out of the ground; what a treat!! AND eating vegetables in combination with a healthy source of fat and […]

Benefits of Coffee

Tweet Tweet Pin It Hello my friends!! Today, I want to talk all about coffee! As a dietitian nutritionist, I often get the question whether I drink tea or coffee in the morning. My answer is coffee and it usually comes with a surprised look! I have always loved my morning cup of coffee and […]

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 […]