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Jennifer Neily
Registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and Wellcoach Certified Health Coach with a healthy appetite to provide sound, science-based advice. Proud foster mom to Great Danes!
Registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and Wellcoach Certified Health Coach with a healthy appetite to provide sound, science-based advice. Proud foster mom to Great Danes!
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(New Blog) Why My Shoes Are Purple - My Secret Weapon For Exercising. #rdchat #exercise

Many love exercising. Many don’t. Many do it because they know they should. Many do it so they can eat what they want. Here’s a thought. What would happen if you told an exerciser they could not exercise? Think they would gain weight? Probably not. They…
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On a weekly coaching call in my 12-week BE FREE™ program, Carly Client discussed challenges with eating. For example, snacking…though she may not be hungry. Typical reasons being she was procrastinating or bored, frustrated, sad, or tempted by what lured…
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For the Love of Beans - Guest post by TWU dietetic intern Lauren Nygard #rdchat #rd2b

Being a preceptor for area internship programs is my way of giving back to the dietetics profession. Texas Woman’s University intern Lauren Nygard wrote a guest post during her rotation. Like Lauren, I love beans/legumes and have written several posts…
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(New Blog Post!) Remember When Phones Hung on Kitchen Walls? #rdchat

If you’re a certain age you may remember hustling out of your chair to answer a ringing phone. If you’re a wee younger you might have a quizzical look, your cocked head, and squinted eyes saying, “What?” There was a time when phones were not within arm’s…
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Should cheating and eating be words we associate together? I don't think so...read on!

No more cheating (yourself, that is) … …with limiting words and choices that keep you from success. Some days the smallest of choices, like eating a coworker’s birthday cake, can feel sinful, even gluttonous—in our minds. How is it we beat ourselves up…
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Self-Care: From Cranky to Calm in Six Weeks. Self-care doesn't come easily to women. Read how one of my clients managed to make it happen. -Neily

Women have a nurturing quality—it’s coded into our DNA and destines us to care for others ahead of ourselves. Self-care does not come easily. Instead, we steal from our own needs to care for others—our partner, kids, family, friends, and even our pets. Do…
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Did your organic produce travel 5,000 miles for your eating pleasure?

The natural sweetness of the red bell pepper makes it one of my favorite vegetables. I recently needed some for a cooking demo. The price wasn’t one I would normally pay—I prefer to buy when they’re $1 or less each. Love them, just not that much.
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Hi, my name is Neily and I'm an alcoholic. #surprise #happyanniversary #rdchat

Today is a special day—an anniversary I acknowledge every year, but not publicly. This is a first, a vulnerable moment. Thirty years ago was my last drink. Yes, I was a mere child (smile), barely old enough to drink. I will never forget the day, the…
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Carbs: Why do people think they're bad? #rdchat

Carbohydrates. What comes to your mind when you read that? This nutrient receives an undeservedly negative reputation through no fault of its own. They’re so misunderstood. Many people avoid them. They have the idea they’re bad. They’re not. Nearly 100…
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Nutrition: How much do you know? #rdchat #healthtalk #nationalnutritionmonth #eatright #eatrighttexas

Every March we celebrate National Nutrition Month and registered dietitian nutritionists (RD/RDNs) come out like wildfire spreading the good word of nutrition. This year’s theme is Put Your Best Fork Forward. A great theme for certain. My intent wasn’t to…
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