Love and Real Food
by Stephanie Michelle Scott, RDN

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Registered Dietitian Colorado Springs, Nutritionist Colorado Springs, Health Coach, Online Nutritionist, Online Dietitian, Eating Psychologist, Mind Body Nutrition Coach

10 Surprising Reasons Why Diets Don't Work

The statistics tell us that 98% of diets fail.  This is shocking.  This means that the multi billion dollar health and dieting industry that we all turn to time and time again has an overwhelming chance of failing us.  Hear that again… you are not failing.  The diets are failing you.

So why do intelligent people continue to offer up new “solutions” for our dieting woes that are ultimately just variations of the same theme?  Every time I pick up a new diet book that claims not to be a “diet” it is still ultimately a diet.  Why do we continue to buy into this?  

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Spinach, Tomato & Burrata Salad with Basil Pesto Dressing

I'm always teaching my clients to start building up a repertoire of quick and easy go-to recipes so they never find themselves stuck without a plan for meals.  My own personal collection of go-to meals has included the traditional Italian Caprese salad ever since I returned from a trip to Italy that spawned my obsession with this salads classic flavors.

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Sesame Watercress Salad with Asian Pears

It might be cliche for a dietitian to post a lot of recipes for salads, but the truth is... I eat a lot of them.  Not because I'm dieting or trying to lose weight, and not because they're low in calories. In fact a lot of the salads I eat are actually quite high in calories.  But the reasons behind why calories don't count is a topic for another day... 

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