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Simple Changes: A Series, Part II

Hi! Dahlia the Dietitian here. Let’s talk about carbs. Contrary to diet culture, carbs are good. In fact, carbs are great! Carbohydrates are our body’s preferred energy source. We digest them fast in order to make energy to do activities like walking, running, playing, even...
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Nutrition and Pregnancy: A Series Part II

Hello! Dahlia the Dietitian here. Part II of this series will cover three very important nutrients to consider during pregnancy: folic acid, vitamin D, and an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA. These nutrients are imperative for fetal growth and development. A pregnant woman can...
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Nutrition and Pregnancy: A Series Part I

Hello! Dahlia the Dietitian here. Today, we are going to talk all about nutrition and pregnancy. If you’re reading this your probably pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, or interested in starting a family sometime in the future. As I’m sure your well aware, maintaining a...
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Nutrition Goal: Water-Dense Veggies

Hello, its Dahlia the Dietitian here. I want to share a quick nutrition goal I set for myself this year. My goal is to include water-dense vegetables at every meal and snack. Easier said than done, right? When setting goals, I like to make one BIG overarching goal and then list...
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Tips from Dahlia The Dietitian

Hello, its Dahlia the Dietitian here. How are we doing? It’s important to remember to breathe and know that we are all in this together. I’ve put together a few tips that have helped me maintain my physical and mental health during this time. See my tips below. I hope you and...
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How Does Diet and Nutrition Impact My Child’s Mental Health?

In light of the last post on dietary patterns and mental health adults, we want you to consider how dietary patterns impact the mental health of children and adolescents. Why Is This An Important Consideration? At Playa Vista Mental Health Medical Group, all of the practitioners...
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Is My Diet Affecting My Mental Health?

Have you experienced what is commonly termed as a “food coma” (i.e feeling full, tired, sluggish) after eating a really great meal, and were unmotivated to do anything afterwards? Have you ever experienced feeling so sad or depressed that you ate a pint of ice cream...
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