Who is Janae Bagley?

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I am a Registered Dietitian with 8 years experience giving people textbook advice on feeding their children, their families and themselves. Now I'm a mom of two and find myself learning through real life experiences how to feed my family healthy food and "lose the baby weight."  I started this blog with a goal to combine my textbook knowledge with real life experiences and share it with my readers.

Professional Experience

I have experience counseling children and their families with diabetes, hyperlipidemia, food allergies, obesity, chronic diseases, breastfeeding difficulty and picky eating.  I have also worked in public relations to promote childhood nutrition on the radio, live news, written articles and internet video clips including Arizona’s Channel 12 News and azcentral.com.  I have been involved in developing and presenting nutrition at summer camps, and public health challenges.

My Nutrition Philosophy

A healthy diet is something you can do every day for the rest of your life.  

  • I don't support or promote popular diets or passing trends 
  • All foods fit in a healthy diet, some just need more space on our plate 
  • You shouldn't lose more than 1-2 lbs/week.
  • 1/2 plate (or more) fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Whole grains
  • 1% milk, fat free milk, and/or plant based "milk" like coconut, soy or almond milk
  • Eat meat sparingly (fish 1-2x/week, red meat 1-2x/month)
  • Limit alcoholic beverages, drugs and cigarettes

Disclaimer

Information on this site should NOT be considered as a medical diagnosis or treatment. Please consult your physician before beginning any weight loss program or dietary regimen. I value transparency and ethics in nutrition writing and reporting.  I will only engage in business with companies whose products mesh with my philosophy, as well as personal and ethical standards. Thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own and cannot be bought. Should I receive payment, free product, or other compensation, and then blog about it, I will specifically mention the said compensation with a disclosure statement in any applicable post.  I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. This does not influence any products I recommend or blog about. Products I recommend or blog about are my personal preferences and should not be considered safe for all medical diets. For special medically indicated diets please contact a Registered Dietitian. 

Contact

Do you have a  question about a recipe, nutrition or healthy living? I would love to connect with you.  Fill out this form and I will return your message ASAP.

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