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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

369 Answers71 Followers7 Best Answers7,378 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen is a registered dietitian with 15 years experience in the nutrition field. Based in San Diego, Maryann works as a freelance writer, nutrition consultant and founding editor of Raise Healthy Eaters, a popular blog about family nutrition

Blog: Real Life Nutrition

 

My Answers

A. Weight gain is not a common side effect of ACE inhibitors. I suggest you see a registered dietitian to help you figure out the source of your weight...
A. Any sudden changes in bowels should be checked out by a healthcare provider. Here are some things you can do in the meantime:Increase fiber:...
A. That will depend on what you are eating and your blood work. People with spinal cord injuries may need additional protein and fiber but that is not...
A. Some people claim grains -- even whole grains -- cause inflammation.But there is no solid evidence in humans to back this up. People with autoimmune...
A. I see no reason why they would counter-act each other. I'm not clear if your doctor wanted you to keep taking the stool softener or just take it...
A. No, eating fruit is great because it's healthy and sweet. And most people don't get nearly enough fruits and vegetables in their diet. Fruit...
A. There is no evidence that nose bleeds are linked to a deficiency in vitamins, The only nutrition/lifestyle related contributor is high blood pressure...
A. BMI is just a classification of weight and not a determinant of health. That being said, carrying extra weight can increase health risk. First, I...
A. There could be a few things going on. First, if you don't test your blood sugar regularly you don't know for sure that they haven't...
A. Best Answer
The important thing is that you understand why the dessert is in your meal plan. Talking with your therapist is key because he or she is likely doing...
A. Because of your history of anorexia its best to see someone who specializes in eating disorders to rule out relapse. Even if you feel this is not the...
A. Protein diets do not cause weight gain and may even cause weight loss. Most important is following your son's appetite. Kids on ADHD meds tend to...
A. There are a few things to consider. First, is it possible that your belly is big from excess skin? If so maybe a visit to your doctor on options will...
A. First off, I would call the company to be sure it is gluten free. If that's not it, you may want to consider seeing a LEAP dietitian who can help...
A. It's important for you to keep in contact with the doctor to check if medication is needed and the different types available. Not all affect...