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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

346 Answers67 Followers6 Best Answers6,374 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. Calorie needs are individual and depend on age, gender, lean body mass and your level of activity. Since you are not overweight, I wonder why you...
A. Muscle cramps can occur from low levels of minerals in the blood, such as potassium, but I have not heard of it being caused by an excess of vitamins...
A. Be sure to get in touch with your doctor about your leg pain and thyroid -- only a healthcare provider can address your medical needs. Once you get...
A. There could be a few things going on. Did you change or alter your medication (if you are on medication)? Also, as you say, A1C is an average over 3...
A. I highly recommend you see a registered dietitian to help you develop a meal plan -- and guidelines -- for weight loss. You can find one at eatright...
A. Most important is getting treatment to heal your ulcer. Foods to avoid include alcohol, spicy foods, caffeine, fried and fatty foods and citrus...
A. I'm sure it can only help to eat healthfully but I don't know of research showing that anti-inflammatory foods have an impact on rosacea...
A. There could be a few things going on. Even though you eat healthy, you could be low in nutrients causing you to feel tired. The only way to know for...
A. The good news is your HDL is high (87) which is good. I would look more into the quality of your diet. Do you eat enough fiber from fruits...
A. Dietary factors, such as salt and caffeine, are not causes of vertigo but they could be triggers or make it worse, especially if the vertigo is...
A. Whether you are vegetarian or not the principles of weight management are the same: finding out the root causes of excess weight gain. First...
A. As you are probably aware, there are many foods that have salt added as a preservative and for taste. Some foods that naturally contain sodium before...
A. WebMD has a list of vitamins and other supplements that might help with headaches. The page lists the supplements, weight of the evidence and reviews...
A. Although losing weight, especially large amounts of weight, is likely to produce loose skin, here are some things that might help:Lose weight at a...
A. The reason people take fish oil is for the type of fat it provides: omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA). Most people do not get enough of these fats...