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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

405 Answers79 Followers9 Best Answers12,718 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. You are right that losing excess weight usually helps heartburn symptoms as this article describes. Something else that might be going on is...
A. I'm sorry to hear you are having a tough time. Since it is tough to eat, maybe drinking your nutrition would be better. You can try smoothies...
A. Rash can be caused by a food allergy. Even though your son's diet hasn't changed, doesn't mean he can't develop a food allergy. Or...
A. First off, if you feel that your eating and activity has not changed along with this weight gain, a visit to your doctor is in order.  He or she...
A. You don't mention how much weight you have to lose. If you don't carry that much weight you might be at the place your body wants to be...
A. Babies 12 months and younger should not drink soy or cows milk, they need the nutrition from either breast milk or formula.  After one year it...
A. I think it depends on his eating overall. If he eats a variety of food but just doesn't like food really sweet that may simply reflect his...
A. It really isn't just about what foods to eat but how you regulate your food intake. Foods low in calories but high in nutrition can help such as...
A. I would say whichever you feel you can do most successfully.  Smoking is a huge health risk factor and can affect blood sugar levels. If you...
A. I would start by looking for a program where you got your surgery. Most  hospitals offer cardiac rehab classes for new patients where they have...
A. If a parents send their kids the message that they value appearance more than who they are as a person, it will not have beneficial effects. That...
A. There are a few things to consider. How long has it been since you had mono?  If you were sick for a long time, you may have lost some muscle...
A. I think it depends on the cause of gastroparesis. If it was due to uncontrolled diabetes and you are now have better control, it can go into...
A. There could be a few things going on. First, yogurt and baby food is more easily digestible than pizza or other solid food high in fat.  It...
A. You want to stay away from fruits more likely to irritate your stomach such as those with tough skins or seeds. Check with your doctor to see how...