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Welcome Fellow Foodies!

Hello and welcome to Georgia Haas Nutrition! Let me start by telling you a little bit about myself. I am a Registered Dietitian with my bachelor's and master's degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics from Saint Louis University. I'm currently working as a full-time dietitian in NYC, where I live with my husband, Gabe. I have many …

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Introducing Georgia Haas Nutrition!

Hello loyal readers! I have an extremely exciting announcement to share with you all. As you might've already noticed, I have changed the name of my website to GeorgiaHaasNutrition.com. I have also slightly changed the layout of my site. And the reason for this is because I am starting my own virtual nutrition private practice!!! …

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Why “What I Eat in a Day” Posts Aren’t Helpful

If you've never heard of the infamous "What I Eat in a Day" (WIEIAD) posts on social media, consider yourself better off. If you're unfamiliar with what this is, it's basically a post sharing what a particular person eats in a day, as the name suggests. Nowadays, social media is crawling with posts like this, …

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Should You Take Branched Chain Amino Acids?

Lately there has been so much buzz around branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). You may have heard of them being taken in supplement form; or maybe you've never heard of them until now. So what are BCAAs exactly? We've all heard of essential amino acids - the 20 amino acids that the body can't synthesize, …

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Unpopular Opinion: Mental Health Still Matters

I am not a psychologist, a psychiatrist, or any sort of psychology expert. But having dealt with severe anxiety my entire life, I like to think that I can sometimes offer a unique perspective when it comes to mental health. It's no secret that this year has challenged us all in ways that we didn't …

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8 Sustainable Gift Ideas

After the LONGEST year ever...it's finally almost Christmas! And with the Christmas season inevitably comes presents. While I am a huge fan of all things Christmas, something that has always bothered me about this season is the throw-away culture of gift giving and getting. So many gifts are bought simply out of obligation and may …

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Navigating Loss of Taste & Smell From COVID-19

About a month ago, I tested positive for coronavirus. I get tested every week at work, which is how I realized I had it. Overall, my symptoms really weren't bad, though I wasn't entirely asymptomatic. I had a bit of a sore throat and runny nose. Though I didn't have a fever at any point, …

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How I Passed the RD Exam (While Working Full-Time)

As you might have seen in my previous post, I recently passed my RD exam! I'm still in shock after the amount of time I spent studying and stressing over it. I still have dreams about taking it... So while it's all still fresh, I wanted to share my studying experience. Maybe some of my …

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A Life Update!

Wow - it's been a while since I've published a blog post! And it feels SO good to be back at it again! After a very inconsistent year of blogging, I will FINALLY be returning to my normal weekly blogging schedule! But before I return to my normal content, I wanted to update you all …

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My Quarantine Reading Recommendations

Being stuck at home has given me a lot more time to do things that I never had time to do before. Growing up, I was an avid reader. But once I started college, my reading habits took a backseat, since I was pretty much always swamped with schoolwork. I have always planned to pick …

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Macronutrients vs Micronutrients: What’s the Difference?

Today I want to discuss the difference between macro- and micronutrients. I know that it's easy to get the two confused, so I'm hoping a quick post will help clear it up for anyone who is interested! Both macronutrients and micronutrients are essential for human health, but what are their individual roles within the body? …

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