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Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RDMaryann Tomovich Jacobsen, RD

Registered Dietitian

Nutrition
Obesity

405 Answers79 Followers9 Best Answers13,535 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. Although there aren't specific foods that are known to reduce fat around the belly, following overall healthy diet will help.  You...
A. There are no recommendations of fluid by weight.  It is generally accepted that drinking to thirst should be adequate unless you have certain...
A. Given your medical conditions and weight, I highly recommend you see a registered dietitian.  He/she will help you with the big picture of your...
A. I cannot find anything linking panic attacks to high blood sugars. It seems plausible that increases in stress hormones during a panic attack could...
A. I just checked the Alive Vitamin for Women 50+ and it does not appear to have potassium added.  Vitamin K is not the same thing as potassium...
A. Because the gallbladder is a storage space for bile that breaks down fat (originally produced in the liver) you'll need to watch your fat intake...
A. Best Answer
Although the medication she is on often decreases appetite, it can increase appetite in some people.  I would visit a pediatric dietitian for an...
A. What happens early on in pregnancy is kind of like a nausea hunger.  If you don't fill you belly then it gets a weird feeling (I'm...
A. By shots I assume you mean insulin. The key to bringing down your blood sugar is to track your carbohydrates, since they are what raise blood sugar...
A. Drinking diet soda in moderation should not be a problem.  Although one study showed diet soda was associated with preterm delivery, more...
A. It's difficult to tell why high fiber foods are causing you gastrointestinal (GI) problems.  Typically for reflux, a high fiber...
A. The American Heart Association has this Sodium Tracker:http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNews/How-to-Track-Your...
A. I see no reason why you cannot take your multivitamin and B12 but you should always share what you are taking (drugs/supplements/herbal remedies)...
A. Best Answer
There has been a backlash against low fat diets, leading people to go in the opposite direction, embracing diets high in saturated fat diets. ...
A. I don't know of any vitamins or supplements that help bradycardia. In some cases low heart is not a problem if it is due to being fit but only...