• Spring Cleaning

    If you are like me, all of your well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions have somehow drifted into the background.  Spring is a fabulous time to re-visit those goals or clean up an area of your life that needs a little dusting off.  Here are four simple tips to cleaning out your kitchen and ramping up your efforts for healthier […]

  • Diet & Health Care Reform

    While the excitement surrounding the election of our 44th President of the United States is slowly dying down, the buzz on politics certainly hasn’t diminished in my neck of the woods.  While the economy is certainly the most talked about topic, I’ve been happy to hear both President Obama and his wife address issues of […]

  • The Feeding Relationship: Parents & Children

    I just got back from serving on a health panel at my church here in Cambridge.  I thoroughly enjoyed talking about my topic of choice (food and nutrition) for two hours.  While there was a wide variety of questions that I addressed, a common theme focused on the feeding relationship between parents and children.  While […]

  • Part III: Finding the time

    When I talk to people about their biggest barriers to grocery shopping and eating well there is one response that rings loudest and clearest- TIME! I empathize. I even love to grocery shop and cook, and find it difficult. But I promise, it is possible to eat well, even if you are crunched for time. […]

  • Part II: What to Buy (Nutrition)

    Last week I introduced the topic of grocery shopping. I covered the first part (preparation) in a five-part series. Today I’d to talk a little bit about nutrition. Nutrition is a very controversial topic. Why? Because the science behind it is complicated! Case in point: fat. You’ve likely heard a litany of recommendations on fat […]

  • Harvard Says Good-Bye to Calorie Counting

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  • Grocery Shopping Part I: Preparation

    Ever since I was a little girl, I loved to grocery shop.  I’d join my Mom on weekly visits to Basha’s grocery store.  The spray of water descending on the heads of lettuce in the produce section, perfectly lined rows of canned chili and sliced peaches, and brightly lit displays of giant glazed donuts in […]

  • Welcome to my Blog!

    Welcome to the Marci RD Nutrition Consulting blog site.  My goal is to help you find stress-free and balanced solutions to a healthier life.  I’m a firm believer that if you don’t have your health, you cannot fully embrace and enjoy all that life has to offer.  So, the purpose of this blog is to […]