Sarah Krieger a Registered Dietitian's Blog

Registered dietitian nutritionist and past-Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,

Got Food Poisoning?

You may be wondering why I am talking about so much food safety lately. For one, this is the time of year where in all parts of the country the temp has reached its max and folks will still treat food like it is safe to eat w...
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Summer Eating on the Road: Camping, Cooking or Dining Out?

I just returned from a week of hanging out with my husband, 3 kids, dog and a camper. It was our first camping experience since having 3 kids. It was actually the first camping outing I have done since I was a kid. I was kind...
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Mango Mania!

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You may have read the blog about lychees. They are a glorious food, but they are quick to arrive and leave, so now my mango trees are producing. I have done a little research on the mango since buying a house with the trees i...
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Got Lychees?

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I have yet another confession to make. This one my family will appreciate. The confession is this: I treat fruits and vegetables almost like they are people. I connect with them when I prepare or cook them, I take pictures of...
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Sugar, Summer and a Plate!?

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What a crazy and very exciting past few weeks this has been. I now can officially say I am the mom of an 8, 5 and 2 year-old since we recently celebrated my eldest child’s birthday. My 5 year-old graduated from preschool yest...
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Sugar, Sugar On the Brain!

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There has been a lot of media talking about sugar lately. And at the same time I am in birthday planing mode for my oldest son’s party this weekend. I have sugary goodness on my mind because I love a good dessert! So now is t...
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Family Meal Time: Where Do You SIT?

I have another confession to make. You already know my least favorite (yet very nutritious) food is the egg. Now I have another topic I have wanted to discuss. I want lots of comments after this posting! The topic: is where y...
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Baseball Season for Kids = Snack Season

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It’s that time of year: spring! For many families this means baseball season. For Florida families, it is the end of soccer and start-up of baseball or tee-ball or swimming or soccer (again). As a parent of soccer, baseball a...
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Birthday Revelation!

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Maybe you noticed that I have not posted a blog in a while-or maybe you have not noticed! I have made an executive decision to move forward with videos for the time being and blogging when I feel like it! Today is my birthday...
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Are You Afraid to Try New Foods?

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I just returned from a “foodie” nutrition conference in Dublin. It was fantastic! But what surprised me the most was how many nutrition professionals did not try the foods of this amazing culture. The history of this country ...
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A Heart-Healthy Recipe for Your Valentine

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Are hearts and Valentines on your mind this week? If you have elementary-age children and younger, you may be finished helping your kids complete their cards for their friends….we are done with ours (thanks, Grandma)! I’m goi...
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Heart Health: For the 2-year-olds.

If you have been paying attention to the news this week, you know that the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) made the headlines Monday, January 31 st . My entire profession is based on these guidelines, so it has be...
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Who cares? By Sarah Krieger, a Mom and Registered Dietitian

I am very excited…and tired at the same time. You see, I love being a dietitian…always have…since I was a little girl, actually. But funny how life changes:  now I am a mother to three and a wife before I am a dietitian....
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Cooking With Children: Your Own or Not

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This is the first blog in my personal series on cooking with children; specifically my own. Now I am around other children for my professional work teaching them how to make nutritious food choices, lose weight, gain weight, ...
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A Typical Snack at the Playground

There are many topics under this snacks category and I have many opinions on snacking for kids! So today sparked my first topic: snacking at the playground. This is the scene that occurred today, but is not unlike any other d...
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Sarah Krieger, a Registered and Licensed Dietitian

Provide in person individual assessments in Saint Petersburg Florida area. Services include Nutrition Assessments, one-time or on-going personal chef service, Pregnancy Consulting: Weight Control and Healthy Eating When you’re Pregnant, Remote Nutritional Consulting, Lap Band Surgery Consultation, Nutrition Education to groups or any age, Training Videos, Media Interview for print, live and taped media..