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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

405 Answers79 Followers9 Best Answers12,361 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

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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...
A. There are other options you could look into. First, have you seen a dietitian who deals with eating issues? Understanding what is behind your eating...
A. Early fullness could be a sign something else is going on so I recommend you get a physical and talk to a healthcare provider. I also recommend you...
A. Typically bowel changes from introducing a healthy diet result in gas and some bloating as fiber is increased. This typically goes away after the...
A. Some science reveals that certain types of acupuncture may aid weight loss. Acupuncture works by targeting pressure points linked to appetite and...
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...