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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

405 Answers74 Followers9 Best Answers8,876 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. Leaving jelly overnight one time is unlikely to cause food poisoning, it only will decrease the shelf life of the product. The shelf life is longer...
A. This is not something I've heard before and is not a typical diet recommendation. A variety of fruits and veggies are encouraged to help prevent...
A. That depends on how the weight is lost. There are healthy ways to lose weight and unhealthy ways. See How to Lose Weight Safely.In general, safe...
A. There is not one straight answer. You need to work with a doctor to discover why it is high, which may be caused by medical conditions.That being...
A. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 05 -.8g of protein per pound of body weight for those who lift weights or are training. For your...
A. Multivitamins taking at 100% the Daily Value shouldn't have an effect on sleep. But this item is not just a multivitamin it also has other...
A. I'm not sure what you mean about a dash on the food label. It typically contains quantities like 0 or more. This article How to Read a Food Label...
A. The key is to stay the course with your doctor to see if anything else shows up. As for your A1C, it is just above normal (pre-diabetes range is 5.7...
A. I highly recommend that you see a registered dietitian to help you lose weight. They will not only understand your special circumstances regarding...
A. You need to work with a healthcare provider on this issue and have your levels monitored. They also might have specific treatment for you. If you eat...
A. No, I would not advise giving water at night. At nine months, water should only be given as sips during the day. The bulk of fluid at this age should...
A. Fat around the belly is associated with insulin resistance and increased risk of diabetes. This may not happen for every person, especially if they...
A. Because your A1C is now normal, I would talk to your doctor about whether or not you need to stay on metformin. Let him or her know any changes to...
A. Starting a low-phenylalanine diet can be overwhelming so I highly recommend you see a registered dietitian. Without careful planning the diet can...
A. Get an evaluation ASAP. You can start with your pediatrician but sure to ask for a feeding evaluation, which usually consists of a team of...