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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

365 Answers71 Followers7 Best Answers7,099 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. 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...
A. From a nutrition standpoint, you still could be low in certain nutrients even with taking vitamins. For example, if you are low in vitamin D, the...
A. Yes it is. Almond is a tree nut which is considered a food allergen.  
A. Vitamin D is not given for weight loss but it is common for people with excess weight to have low vitamin D levels. A doctor may prescribe very high...
A. Changes to your diet can have an immediate affect on your daily blood sugars. But as for as your hemoglobin A1C levels, that takes about 3 months to...