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 Austin, TX 78759, USA


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©2017 by Optimal RD: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

March 22, 2019

It is with sadness that we inform you the Optimal RD practice will be closing its offices.

Your nutrition and wellness goals are of utmost importance, we are happy to help direct you to another dietitian to continue care.

For your convenience, you may refer to the Academ...

Picky eating is typical for young children. Toddlers start to develop food preferences. Some of these behaviors include:

  • Refusing a food based on color or texture

  • Only eating one type of food a certain amount of time

  • Wasting time at the table

  • Unwillin...

March 12, 2019

The next Cooking After Cancer series from Sustainable Food Center's The Happy Kitchen will meet on Mondays from April 1 - May 6 from 6:00-7:30 PM at Sustainable Food Center.

2921 E. 17th Street, Building C

near the intersection of MLK and Airport Blvd 

This is a free prog...

March 5, 2019

As SXSW kicks off this week, I am sure you are looking at all of the scheduled events, conferences, and performances. One event we are excited about is the Wellness Expo Stage. It is scheduled for this weekend, March 9-10 with a lot of exciting presentations and exhibi...

I’m sure we are all tired of the same packed sandwich lunch. Lunch doesn’t have to be boring, even when it’s healthy. Here are three fun lunch ideas from Yummly. They’re great for work or even for the kids when they go to school!

Make them ahead of time and portion out...

February 22, 2019

What is a FAD diet? A FAD diet is a popular diet that promises quick weight loss by restricting a certain groups of food. It is often time relied on pseudoscience rather than actual science of body metabolism and physiology. There are many FAD diet in trend right now,...

February 14, 2019

Do you know that February is the National Eating Disorder Awareness Month? Eating disorders might not be among the top killers in our population, but it certainly can have a very negative impact on the quality of our lives. The statistic shows that at least 30 million...

February 11, 2019

Mediterranean diet is regarded as one of the most healthiest diet in the world. Well, the last Blue Zone region we are going to see here is indeed another mediterranean diet follower.

Ikaria is a tiny Greek island in the  Aegean Sea. It has been a historically isolated...

Have you been to the Caribbeans? Awesome beaches, amazing food and the most friendly people! Yes, the Blue Zone regions we are going to talk about is in a Caribbean country, Costa Rica. Costa Rica has a good economy and health care to begin with. Many people in the pen...

We have a Blue Zone region in the United States! In Loma Linda, people live about 10 years longer than the rest of the us in our country. According to them, the long healthy lives they have absolutely attribute to their vegetarianism and abstinence from alcohol and cig...

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