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Chris M.

Austin, Texas
Christine E. Marquette has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics with a major in Nutrition from the University of Texas. She is licensed by the State of Texas (LD) and is also a registered dietitian (RD - national certification) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Christine is... Full Bio
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My Review of Paleo French Cuisine by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My Review of "Paleo French Cuisine" Paleo French Cuisine was written by Alain Braux, who is a gluten and dairy-free chef and nutritherapist.  His background includes wo ... Read on »
My review of Living Gluten and Dairy Free with French Gourmet Food by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My review of Living Gluten and Dairy Free with French Gourmet Food Living Gluten and Dairy Free with French Gourmet Food was written by Alain Braux, who is a gluten a ... Read on »
Heart Health Month and PCOS by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Heart Health Month!  I know it's been a while since I've blogged, but I'm working on being more consistent.  ;-)  Please be aware that I am planning to move my blog to ... Read on »
IronMan Race Day Nutrition. . . for Sherpas! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Typically you read about sports nutrition for athletes or sport or fitness; today I want to talk about nutrition for the spectators, the coaches, the support crew. . . in ot ... Read on »
Happy Halloween, Healthy Halloween??? by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am feeling super inspired today.  I love being a healthy, vegetarian runner in a cool running town!  This morning I coached my running group through a great 9.5 mile run, ... Read on »
Agave: Health Food, Health Fad or Health Fraud? Part Two by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As promised, here is part two of the blog on Agave.  I think this will answer a few more questions for you! Two last points..A recent study in the journal Environmental ... Read on »
Agave: Health Food, Health Fad or Health Fraud? Part One by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Agave is still getting a lot of press, and many people think it is a healthy alternative to white sugar.  But is it really?  A fellow RD, Jeff Novick , has written extensive ... Read on »
My Review of The Allergen-Free Baker's Handbook by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With Fall baking season approaching, I thought this would be a good time to include another one of my book reviews!  Below is my review of Cybele Pascal's The Allergen-Free ... Read on »
Coyote Creek Farm’s World’s Best Eggs! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m afraid I’m a little late getting this blog up!  But as promised, here’s the scoop on this farm I toured back in May just up the road from Austin, Texas in a small town ... Read on »
Afraid to Eat Eggs? by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First, my sincere apologies for not having blogged in two months!  I cannot believe how quickly the summer went by.  On the plus side, my business is really picking up so I' ... Read on »
Cycling and Leg Cramps (It’s not just about Hydration!) by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may recall, I did some traveling in May for vacation.  I don’t know about you, but whenever I go on vacation it always seems like I have to work extra hard both before ( ... Read on »
My Review of Brazier's Thrive Fitness by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You probably don't know this, but I am the current book reviewer for Vegetarian Nutrition Update, which is a newsletter published by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practi ... Read on »
The Omnivore’s Dilemma - a Review by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As you may recall in my previous blog, I recently read The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan.  If you have not read it, I highly recommen ... Read on »
The Vegetarian’s Dilemma by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got back from a week of vacation with my husband down on the Texas coast; Port Aransas to be specific.  It was great!  The water was surprisingly clean, temperatures ... Read on »
Can Factory Farming Cause Food Allergies, Asthma, Headaches and More? by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently read a book called Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer.  I already knew what goes on in factory farming from reports I have seen on the evening news, videos pu ... Read on »
Increase Physical Fitness and Follow a Plant-based Diet to Lower Your Cancer Risk by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may recall from my previous blog that I recently attended the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health Fitness Summit here in Austin, TX about a week ago.  ... Read on »
Farm Fresh Eggs, from “City” Chickens! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past week was super busy for me; the last half of the week I attended my first “American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Summit” (which means ... Read on »
Touring a Local Dairy Farm by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Many of you know that I am a lacto-ovo vegetarian, meaning I eat dairy products and eggs, but do not eat any meat.  I was never a big dairy fan as a kid, but wou ... Read on »
Health Care Reform Starts With You by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently attended the Texas Dietetic Association’s (TDA) Food and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition (FNCE).  This year it was held in Dallas.  There were several excellent ... Read on »
Touring a Local Organic Farm by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a tour of Johnson's Backyard Garden (JBG), the largest local CSA (community supported agriculture) farm in the area.  The t ... Read on »