Healthy Eating

Best Nutrition for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes

I want to introduce to you my new associate Jackie Peterson RD, CDCES. She is a Registered Dietitian like myself but has the added credential and expertise as a Certified Diabetes Care end Education Specialist. She has extensive training in working with people…
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Nutrition For Kidney Disease

Jackie RD and LindaRD receive many patient referrals from local nephrologists who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Our job is to help those living with CKD overcome the confusing world of nutrition to preserve their kidney function. Often our CKD clients are…
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A Nutrition Plan for College Students

It has been very exciting this summer seeing many college kids from Orinda, Lafayette, Danville, San Ramon, Pleasanton and other surrounding towns (including my second daughter) that finally want to take responsibility for their nutrition and lose that weight in…
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Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Summertime is the best time of the year to embark on a weight loss regimen. During the summer months we require less food due to the heat as opposed to during the winter we need food for fuel to keep…
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How Can I Control My Cravings for Sugar?


“How can I control my sugar cravings?“– I usually get this question at my office. Truly if you eat balanced meals with high protein and fiber you will not experiencesugar cravings as often. You are setting yourself up for sugar…
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Is pizza healthy? With loads of tasty ground meat and mushrooms, thick parmesan and skimmed mozzarella cheese, plump seasoned dough and three succulent ounces of sliced turkey pepperoni, who says it is? While this mouth-watering Italian meal is becoming America’s…
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