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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

405 Answers79 Followers9 Best Answers12,817 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. BMI takes into account mass (weight) and height. Mass includes muscle, fat and bone. So if someone has large bones or more muscle than fat, this will...
A. I'm not familiar with the supplements you are taking. You can look here for more info. My guess is there isn't a lot of evidence to support...
A. A low albumin can be caused by a variety of factors including nutrition, medications and fluid status. Talk to his doctor about how much fluid your...
A. The most problematic fruits that irritate the bladder are citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes. Fruits that aren't acidic...
A. Best Answer
Instead of thinking putting a cap on protein, your better off balancing the type of protein foods in your diet. Here are some tips:Don't exceed 6...
A. Lactose does not build up in your system but the severity of symptoms can be more severe or lasting depending on how much, and other foods, you ate...
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...