Johna Burdeos, RD

Hi. I'm Johna Burdeos, registered dietitian, and expert health writer. Thank you for visiting! I am passionate about sharing simple ways to eat healthily with quick recipes that use wholesome and minimal ingredients. I also enjoy sharing nutrition and wellness tips to help support you on your health journey.

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How to Avoid Diet Culture Mentality and Add More Meaning to Lent

Every Lenten season, Christians fast and abstain as a means to atone for sins and grow deeper in their relationship with God.  Of all the Lenten practices – fasting and abstinence garner the most attention from secularism. Aspects of secularism have seeped into these practices.  So much that people have forgotten what the purpose of …

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Risks of Fad Diets and 5 Things to Do Instead for a Healthier Way of Life

Fad: a practice or interest followed for a time with zeal: CRAZE (Merriam-Webster). This article explores the risks of fad diets and what to instead for a healthier way of life. WHAT ARE FAD DIETS? A fad diet promises quick changes to your health and body size, often with a hyper-focus on weight loss, rarely …

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Importance of Family Meals: How to Get Your Mindset Right

Relationships need nourishment just as our bodies need nourishment. But when our mindset is not right, this affects relationships and the family mealtime. This article discusses the importance of family meals and how to get your mindset right. Food connects people. We gather around food to share ideas, stories, news, what’s going on in our …

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