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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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How to Measure Cellular Micronutrient Levels to Enhance Immune Function by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m often asked how one knows if their food and supplement intake is adequate. I typically suggest having periodic lab work completed (every 6-12 months) to monitor nut ... Read on »
Nourishing WISDOM: Heartfelt Conversations with a Disease-Defying Dietitian for People with... by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have exciting news, because I’m preparing to launch my first ever electronic book (eBook) on Amazon and Leanpub! You can sign up here to be notified when it’s publi ... 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 »
New FREE Resources to Benefit Your Health by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may have noticed that eaturveggies is sporting a new look and layout, so I want to point out a few FREE resources for your benefit. If you’re new to the site, y ... Read on »
Veggie Soup for the Autoimmune Soul – Heartfelt Conversations with a Disease Defying Dietitian by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have exciting news today, because I’m preparing to launch my first ever electronic book (eBook) on Amazon and Leanpub! You can sign up here to be notified when it’s ... Read on »
Orange Cilantro Quinoa by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Fruit plus quinoa equals goodness in my book! I try to keep some type of quinoa salad in my fridge at all times, especially now that our almost 3-year old is bringing ... Read on »
Personal Plant-Based Chefs Aren’t Just for the Wealthy, Meet Leah: by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you ever wished you could hire a personal chef to shop and prepare your meals for the week – all in one day? I know I have. Even though I love preparing food ... Read on »
Food Cravings 101 – The 4 Most Addictive Ingredients, How They Contribute to a Viscous Cycle... by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Food cravings and dare I say, “food addiction,” are  MUCH more common than most people realize. Food addiction is characterized by an obsessive compulsive relations ... Read on »
Chilled Cucumber Avocado Shooter Recipe by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since moving to AZ in mid-July, temps have consistently been in the 100′s. This week we saw the 90′s for the first time, but this chilled soup recipe was still very ... Read on »
Is Iodine-rich seaweed a clean, safe source? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately there has been some discussion on social media surrounding the safety of seaweed in the plant kingdom. This is of importance for those seeking a stable sourc ... Read on »
Iodine Deficiency Case Study & Protocol by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Earlier in the week I posted Iodine 101: Are you Getting Enough? based on a personal discovery. Today I’m sharing a case study that has evolved from a client experi ... Read on »
Iodine 101: Are You Getting Enough? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Iodine is an essential trace mineral required by the body for the synthesis of the thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) to ensure proper functioni ... Read on »
Implement the Bake-and-Take Strategy to Avoid Binge Eating by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently counseled a client who has a tendency to binge eat on anything that’s baked or sweet within their home. In fact, regular binging is a pretty common diet di ... Read on »
Roasted Pepper & Cauliflower Chili by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know it’s been warm lately but in my opinion, chili is a great meal year round (served warm or chilled) regardless of the temperature outside. How el ... Read on »
Eat Well AND Save Money with The Green PolkaDot Box! by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you want to eat wholesome organic food, but feel like only wealthy individuals can afford such fare? Do you want to prevent medical bills, without breakin ... Read on »
The Inspiration of Vacation by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Summer is the season to relax and enjoy life a bit more than usual. During the summer, we care less about clocks and calendars and more about camping and cookou ... Read on »
I Can See Clearly Now by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Once in a while we all need a fresh start, a new day and a clean slate. How many times have we gotten so bogged down with life that we become caught in the perpet ... Read on »
Easing Pain Naturally with Food by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Inflammation is a buzz word in nutrition circles. It’s our body’s natural process of healing. Yet, chronic inflammation, a subtle and steady current of immune ... Read on »
Chatter that Matters – Nutrition & Cancer Series: Dietary Risk Factors (Part 2) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Summer is here and it’s grilling season, but did you know that you might be consuming carcinogens from those summer cookouts? Surely, you want to enjoy seasonal ... Read on »
Chatter that Matters – Nutrition & Cancer Series: Non-Dietary Risk Factors (Part 1) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As someone with several autoimmune conditions, I’m aware that I’m more susceptible to disease due to chronic inflammation and the autoimmune tendency to self attack ... Read on »