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Work with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Austin, Texas to repair your relationship with food, manage chronic disease, or get help with meal planning and grocery shopping.

 

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Repair Your Relationship With Food

The average woman spends 17 years of her life on a diet. Not only is repeatedly dieting more likely to result in weight gain than in weight loss, diets hurt our relationship with food.

Work with us to develop a healthy, flexible, and joyful relationship with food.

Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Disease

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Add a registered dietitian to your healthcare team. Our dietitians can help you manage diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, celiac disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, food intolerances, IBS, and more.

Most insurance plans include reimbursement for nutrition therapy services. Book a free consult to discuss your options.

Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Buying, preparing, and eating great tasting and healthful foods is not always easy. Your life is full and it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the information about food and health.

Let us help! Learn how you can work with a dietitian to plan for and prepare healthful food that tastes amazing.

Meet the Founder, Brittany Markides, MS, RD, LD, CHC

Learn more about working with a Choose Food registered dietitian nutritionist in Austin, Texas.

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Learn how food-positive, body-positive nutrition counseling can give you the support you need to develop a healthy relationship with food. Book a free consultation with a registered dietitian today!

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Latest Blog Posts

3 Reasons Why This Dietitian Hates “Cheat Meals”

Cheat Meals We’ve all heard this term. It’s that meal or snack you “get to” eat at some designated time, normally after being really restrictive or “good” about your diet. The internal dialogue often goes something like this: “If I eat healthy for X amount...
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New Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Deborah Torrey Fisher!

Hello, Choose Food Community! I am thrilled to be joining this team and am looking forward to further promoting the vision and message of Choose Food! A little about me... I am a Licensed and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Austin, TX. I...
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Celebrity Fad Diets: Debunked

I was recently interviewed by Business Insider about debunking a few celebrity fad diets. I love how the article turned out and encourage everyone to read and share! I never get tired of talking about fad diets, so I decided it might be fun to publish a...
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Keep it Healthy in Austin, Texas

Austin likes to “keep it weird,” but there are also a lot of ways to “keep it healthy.” Here are our dietitians’ favorite resources and places in Austin, Texas that support a healthy lifestyle. Get Active in Austin, Texas Zilker Park There is so much to do in this...
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How to Gain Control of Emotional Eating

How to Gain Control of Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating is a Sign of an Unhealthy Food Relationship Have you ever noticed that you get strong food cravings at times of emotional turmoil? Do you often turn to food for comfort when you’re stressed, anxious, sad… or even just feeling bored? If so, you're...
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Intuitive Eating Can Help You Ditch the Diet For Good

The Case For Intuitive Eating You're probably reading this article about intuitive eating because you already know that diets don’t work. Even if you've managed to lose weight on a diet, you've likely found that it doesn't stay off for long. If so, you're not alone....
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Easy Peasy Taco Salad

Today's blog post was written by our dietetic intern, Hallie Nix. Thanks, Hallie! Summer is here, and I could not be more excited! I love getting to sit out on the patio with a cold Topo Chico and enjoy a summer-y meal! Ever since starting my journey as a nutrition...
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Healthy Food: How to Find Reliable Info

Confused about “healthy” foods? The recent survey from the International Food Information Council Foundation found that many Americans are confused about what a “healthy” food is. I think that one of the reasons is illustrated in the survey’s finding that most people...
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Did you catch that BIG MISTAKE in the Food & Health Survey?

Did You Catch that Big Mistake in the Food & Health Survey?

The 2017 Food & Health Survey from the International Food Information Council based findings on a false assumption about BMI and health. This week, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) released findings from the 2017 Food & Health Survey, which...
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You Are Not a Number: BMI Explained

What is BMI (Body Mass Index)? Almost 200 years ago, a mathematician invented the BMI formula (a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters) using data from just a few hundred people. It was never intended to be used as an estimate of...
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