Author Archives: Margreet Adriani

About Margreet Adriani

B.S. in dietetics, working toward a career in nutrition through paid and volunteer work at different places while trying to stay current on nutritional research

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month® and is celebrated by the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and many dietitians through the country. According to AND’s website: “The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Pea Soup

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January 1st, I am cleaning out the fridge. I find 2 sweet potatoes, several stalks of rainbow chard and leeks. I am thinking of a friend who brought me black eyed pea soup on New Years day, a few years … Continue reading

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Would You Like That With or Without Gluten?

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The first time I came in contact with somebody who couldn’t have gluten was when my daughter entered Kindergarten. There was this beautiful girl with long hair playing outside while her mom was talking to the teacher. The mom volunteered … Continue reading

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November: Diabetes Awareness Month

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With worldwide 347 million people having diabetes (source: World Health Organization or WHO) and 3.4 million people dying from consequences of high blood sugar alone in 2004; this disease becomes real. When taking into account that for example in the … Continue reading

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October: Vegetarian Awareness Month

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. Why is this important? Many of us like meat, pork or poultry on our plate. But did you know that most of us eat too much protein? According to the USDA, in the year 2000 … Continue reading

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Keeping a Food Diary

Why would you keep a food diary? It is cumbersome, time consuming, easy to forget, and you can lie too… First of all: it tells you how often you are eating during the day. Are you a grazer, or do … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

After being a student, parent, partner all at the same time, I have opened my own business called; Adriani-Consulting and have graduated from CSU Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics. Still a parent and partner, things that … Continue reading

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