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

Posts Tagged ‘The Soul of Health’

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! […]

The Facts about Eggs

Tweet Tweet Pin It EGGS! With Easter fast approaching, eggs are on center stage. With all the information out there today, do you ever feel stumped about which eggs to buy and even if eggs are good or bad for you? Wonder no more! I’m breaking it down to help you you get the FACTS […]

How to Travel Like a Dietitian

Tweet Tweet Pin It I love to travel! I love to travel for work, fun and all the areas in between! The last year, specifically April-October 2015, were an absolute whirlwind of travel for me — A huge change from my normal routine but a welcome change and a life changing change! In March of […]

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 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 […]

Happy Healthy Cinco de Mayo

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy May!! I love this time of year, spring is in full bloom, the sun is shining (hopefully), and Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner!! Ohhh how I love a good mexican fiesta!! I especially love how simple it is to make mexican food healthy!! I have a delicious […]

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 […]

Happy & Healthy Valentine’s Day!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy (Almost) Valentine’s Day!!   Did you know that most of the money spent on for Valentines Day goes to Cards (52%), Candy (48%) and Dining out (38%). I am not surprised in the least by any of these numbers AND don’t get me wrong I would prefer a card over […]