Introducing Kelly Jones Nutrition Business Page with Free Hydration Guide

Happy Friday everyone!

I hope you’ve all been amping up your fruit and veggie intake all week and noticing positive changes. Even if you didn’t completely meet your daily goals, it’s still a positive change to be thinking more about including these nutrient powerhouses. Don’t beat yourself up over not reaching exactly what you had planned, just start over the next meal or next day with a clean slate!

While I’ll be introducing a new challenge on Sunday, today I’m writing to introduce you to my new business page for Kelly Jones Performance Nutrition. While my blogging and recipes will remain here, at EatRealLiveWell.com, more information on my services will be available on my business site, KellyJonesNutrition.com. Continue reading

Low Carb or Adequate Carbs? A Dietitian’s Experiences and Insights

In recent months, I have realized despite my social media posts and how I educate in seminars and nutrition classes, some of my friends, family, and co-workers still assume dietitians “don’t eat carbs” and have diets labeled “low-carb”, or “gluten-free”. First, if I were to put a label on my diet, it would be “plant-based”. Do you know where carbohydrates come from? Plants (and the lactose in dairy). Your veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, and whole grains are all primarily carbs. My diet, therefore, has a lot of carbs, especially since grains paired with legumes are often my protein source in a meal.

Now let’s talk about what you think of when you hear “carbs”. You’re thinking bread, pasta, pizza, right? Well, I eat those things too. When you hear “gluten” you probably think of bread and pasta or the perception that a gluten-free version of them is healthier. Continue reading