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Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN

Pennsylvania 19468
A dietitian defying lupus with whole food plant-based meals, veggilicious recipes, alternative therapies and nurturing veg-friends in quest to conquer disease!
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‘Nourishing WISDOM’ Empowers Those With Autoimmune Disorders by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Registered Dietitian Elisa Rodriguez understands what it means to endure chronic disease. Devoted to exploring nutritional strategies and root causes of autoimmune ... Read on »
“Hail to Kale” Savory Sauce Recipe by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen One food everyone should include as a daily staple is the magnificent kale (aka: dark leafy greens).  Lean greens, as I like to ... Read on »
3 Do-It-Yourself Homemade Solutions for Sensitive People by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my book, Nourishing WISDOM , I included a toothpaste and mouthwash recipe for readers to try. Today I’m actually showing you three simple ways to reduce chemical expos ... Read on »
5 Ways To Reduce Gas From Veggies by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all know that veggies are nutrient powerhouses that fuel optimal health, but what can you do if you’re unable to tolerate some of these superstars? Try as you may, ... Read on »
A Candid Autoimmune Discussion With Dr. Don On The Radio by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Don Wagner, Medical Director of the Bullhead Urgent Care Center, on his radio show. We discussed everything from what ... Read on »
A Liberating Eating Style is the Spice-Of-Life! by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Diet is defined as a prescribed selection of foods, the usual food and drink consumed by a person or animal, or the act of restricting food intake (1). That last defin ... Read on »
Acid Not Linked to Calcium Loss by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been reviewing the scientific literature on protein and bone health. As many readers know, there has been a theory that animal protein, by way of increased sul ... Read on »
Aging with grace by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Elisa's 30th birthday!!! I recently celebrated my birthday and despite all the hype, THE big 3-0 wasn’t so bad!  Unlike some ladies and gents of my generat ... Read on »
An Inside Look: What to Expect from Nourishing WISDOM’s Heartfelt Conversations by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Based on my track record as a dietitian, some of you might be expecting Nourishing WISDOM: Heartfelt Conversations with a Disease-Defying Dietitian for People with Autoim ... Read on »
An Outside Perspective on Food and Money by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Food, money, and health are all connected by the choices we make on a daily basis.  Convenience foods offer immediate cost/time benefits, resulting in long-term ne ... Read on »
Are Crucifers Dangerous? When Too Much Of These Powerhouses Turn Problematic by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever hear the expression that too much of anything is a bad thing? I remember one particular summer evening when I was young. Our cousins were over, we were wound u ... Read on »
Are you a sass-seeker looking to Improve Your Groove? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If so, waste no time! Put on your comfiest clothes and mosey on over to Improve Your Groove … It’s my newest web venture with a fabulous partner doing what we lov ... Read on »
Are You Housebound & Hurting? Use These 5 Tips to Fight Pain & Fatigue by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night I tossed and turned until I couldn’t take it anymore! I finally dragged myself out of bed at 3 a.m. and distracted my body by answering emails. This happ ... Read on »
Are You Limiting Yourself To Black-And-White Thinking? Why Doing That May Delay Your Healing by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Blanket statements, bold accusations and quick judgements that eagerly separate good from bad – these are a few of my least favorite things. Often disguised in ... Read on »
Ask yourself these two questions on this World Lupus Day by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today May 10th is World Lupus Day, designated to raise awareness about an often misunderstood disease. As someone with Lupus, or any autoimmune illness, you’ve ob ... Read on »
Autumn Butternut Squash Soups by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen With the cool, autumn breeze blows in the perfect season to enjoy warm homemade soups.  I love butternut squash in the fall and find ... Read on »
Baked Apples by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kicthen Apples have become an easily accessible fruit year round, but there is something special about them in the fall!  They taste better, ... Read on »
Baked Lebanese Falafel by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen Oily frying often goes hand in hand with falafel.  However, this Lebanese version is baked in the oven and therefore essentially fat ... Read on »
Banana Pudding Pie Recipe by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen My my miss American Pie!  Ahh yes, the summer is here at last and tis the season for outdoor fun.  Mowers are humming, fireworks ... Read on »
Beet Bortsch by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen Have you ever heard about the legendary Russian centenarians? Beets, frequently consumed either pickled or in borscht, may be ... Read on »