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Essence Nutrition has been featured in the following publications:

 

Cosmopolitan

The one and only COSMO recently got real with Monica and made a list of the 10 summer foods you should always be avoiding. Monica has also been quoted in Cosmo for her top tips for cutting calories without cutting out your sanity aka pizza. Check out her full list of tips here.

 
 

Women’s Health Mag

Monica has been featured in this lovely publication a few times! Check out how some women swear by swearing OFF the scale here. Need to debloat, FAST? Try this list of foods to help you banish bloat immediately. And when it comes to diets, there are a lot of lies and myths out there – see what Women’s Health Mag and Monica consider to be some of the worst diets ever here, PLUS a special take on the “Wild Diet” here.

 
 

Ocean Drive

Down here, summer lasts all year long. Learn how to maintain your beach body year-round here.

 
 

Elle

Ever wonder what supplements health professionals are actually taking? The writers at Elle sat down with 8 dietitians to find out. See what they had to say here.

 
 

The Daily Meal

A few registered dietitians recently weighed in on Mr. Trump’s diet choices. See if they rank it as ‘presidential’ here.

 
 

Shape

Does more expensive food necessarily mean it’s more healthy food, too? Monica says nope. See her full thoughts on the matter here.

 
 

The Bar Method

Curious about carbs? Monica broke down all there is to know for The Bar Method students. See what she had to say here.

 
 

Reader’s Digest

Potassium is crucial and if you’re not getting enough, you could feel a lag in your energy. Check out this list to see if you’ve got the signs of a low potassium: read here. ALSO, featured in RD? Monica’s list of condiments that are killing your healthy lifestyle – see the list here; AND 10 signs you’re not getting enough magnesium here. Lastly, when you’re ready to ditch the white devil, check out 12 natural alternatives to artificial sweeteners here.

 
 

O Magazine

The one and only Oprah(‘s magazine) had a chat with Monica about how to remain nutrition savvy during the holidays. See the page for yourself here.

 
 

Oprah.com

Over on Oprah.com, Monica talks about the best strategies to avoid over-eating around the holidays. See her list here.

 
 

Miami New Times

The Miami New Times recently sat down with Monica to pick her brain about all things Back-to-School. The result? Plenty of #essenceapproved tips to take on the school year. See her full list here.

 
 

Parents

Cooking with kids doesn’t have to be a chore! Check out this list of ways to make cooking with kids more fun.

 
 

Del Monte Fresh Produce

Get ready to go bananas (mic drop) over Monica’s Q&A with Del Monte Fresh Produce. Check out the entire stream here.

 
 

What’s Good by V

Who doesn’t love a good sushi date? Monica was quoted here on her top choices for healthy sushi.

 
 

VitaVibes

Can’t quite quit your favorite comfort foods? The struggle is real. Read up here to learn why you have cravings and how to get over them, for good.

 
 

Delish

Delish was quick to heed Monica’s warnings against summer foods that you should steer clear of. See the full list here. Also, be sure to check out what happens to your body when you make the big switch to vegetarian, here.

 
 

Brides

If you’ve slimmed down for your wedding, the last thing you want to do is yo-yo back right after the honeymoon! Check out Monica’s tips for keeping the good habits after becoming newlyweds here.

 
 

Huffington Post Living – Canada

Blackberries are the new…. oranges? Read 11 better reasons why you should add this fruit into your diet here.

 
 

Lola

Ever find yourself baffled by nutrition labels? Monica shows you how to decode them over on Lola. Check out the article here.

 
 

Prevention

That one time Monica tried the South Beach Diet…. and Prevention blogged about it. Read about that horrendous experience and other diets you should never try here.

 
 

Redbook

Redbook also jumped at the chance to feature Monica’s tips for calorie cutting sans happiness slashing. See the full list here.

 
 

Bustle

Hear this: not all breakfasts were created equal. Check out this list (where Monica is featured!) of foods that can actually zap your energy, and this amazing list of foods that can help you feel better if you’ve been binging on junk food. What’s more, not all food works together well. Check out this list of food pairs that work against each other.

 
 

Brit + Co

Thinking through your resolutions? Check out this group of superfoods that you’ll definitely want to try in 2017. See the list here.

 
 

South Florida Business Journal

Monica got candid with the South Florida Business Journal when discussing how technology influences the health and wellness industry and specifically, her Essence clients. See the full article here.

 
 

ICE NYC

Eating well does NOT need to mean declaring bankruptcy. Check out this list of ways to eat well on a budget.

 
 

Ozzone News

If you’re wondering why you haven’t been seeing any progress, you could be experiencing condiment-sabotage. Check out this list of secretly killer condiments and then what you should be replacing them with.

 
 

Self

Eating healthy doesn’t half to be hard! Check out this list for 17 easy ways to eat healthier, all backed by RD’s.

 
 

SimpleMost

Psst…. feeling a little.. backed up? Check out this list to learn what to eat to cure your constipation.

 
 

Men’s Fitness

Chow down on this list of the 100 Healthiest Foods, ranked by protein content. You may see a familiar face weigh in. THEN… confused as to what’s okay to chow down on in the fall months? Men’s Fitness recently tapped into Monica’s expertise to put together the 50 Best and Worst Fall Foods list. Check out the full run-down here.

 
 

MSN Lifestyle

Looking to detox? Beware the juice cleanse. MSN Lifestyle recently quoted Monica on one of her tips for cutting down on the bloat without cutting solid foods out of your diet. Read her thoughts here. Also be sure to read up on what happens to your body when you’re not getting enough protein, here.

 
 

Manna Life Food

Recently, Monica got real at a seminar with Manna Life Food on the truths about finding your Essence with nutrition. Read about everything you missed here.

 
 

Yelp Official Blog

The team at Yelp raved about Monica’s recent appearance at the CPR Kitchen cooking & nutrition class in Brickell. Read the great things they had to say about the event here.

 
 
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Thrillist

Thrillist recently sat down with a dynamic group of dietitians to get their opinions on all things nutritional. Check out the “healthy” food that Monica refuses to eat here. You can also check out Monica’s tips for sneaking more water into your day here.

 
 
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My Domain

What really happens when you become a vegetarian? Monica explained it all to My Domain here.

 
 
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Brickellista

Our guide to cleaning out your cupboards and starting the new year off right was featured over on Brickellista! Read the guide here. You can also check out Monica’s guide to quick & easy office snacks here. Previously, our guide to navigating the sweet stuff over Halloween was also featured. And when you’re feeling spring-broken from spring break, read this.

 
 
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Spartan Life

You might not be eating enough protein. Find out by learning the signs here.

 
 
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The BeachBody Blog

AND THEN: will a high protein diet help you lose weight? Monica weighs in on the question here.

 
 
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One Sheep, Two Sheep

Continually passing out at your desk post-lunch? Check out Monica’s picks for snacks to avoid the slump, here.

 
 
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Eat This! Weight Loss

Eat This! Weight Loss shares Monica’s opinions on detoxing: you can still eat real food! Check out the full list of healthy ways to detox here (hint: check out #16!).

 
 
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The Florida Villager

Monica recently spilled the beans on what dietitians REALLY eat all day to The Florida Villager (hint: it’s not Kale!). See what secrets she revealed here.

 
 
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The Classy Chics

The Classy Chics recently featured Monica’s amazing recipe for Swiss Bircher Muesli. Check it out and make it yourself here.

 
 
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Eat This, Not That!

Eat This, Not That! takes on the terrifying mall food court. Check out this list (featuring Monica!) of what to steer clear of in the court. Previously, they put together a killer list of ways to hack your fall diet plan, and surprise, Monica is featured! See the list here. When you’re done, check out this list for 30 foods to keep your energy up all day (for all the shopping!). And that’s not it – the team also put together a list of ways to turn off the chatter about food in your head – take a peek at number 12 to see a familiar Essence Nutrition face! See the full list here. Last but not least, check out 20 Ways to Reboot your thyroid.

 
 
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Your Tailored News

Trouble is always hiding in the condiments. Familiarize yourself with this list of toppings to avoid.

 
 
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The Pinecrest Tribune

Monica was recently featured as a guest author for The Pinecrest Tribune! Read the entire article here.

 
 
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Momstart

Monica’s recipe for quinoa salad stuffed avocados has gone wild on the web and was featured by our friends at Momstart! Read the delicious recipe here.

 
 
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BG in the City

The amazing quinoa salad stuffed avocados were featured on The BG in the City! Grab the recipe here.

 
 
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Women’s Movement

Monica’s recipe for delicious quinoa salad stuffed avocados was featured by our friends at Women’sMovement.com! Read the delicious recipe here, and then give the recipe a try!

 
 
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Baragam Info

Determined to binge yourself silly over the holidays? Well, don’t, but if you insist, do so with this list of wholesome holiday meals.

 
 
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Auve Daily

Monica’s guide to ditching the December holiday weight gain was featured over at Auve Daily. Read the post here.

 
 

The Native Society

Check out Monica’s profile on the Native Society here.

 
 
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Mindful City

Our founder Monica was asked to do a Q&A with Mindful City. Read the article here.

 
 
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iTravel and iCook

Monica’s recipe for Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados was featured over on iTravel and iCook! Check out the filling recipe here.

 
 
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CaliDiet

Monica’s writing has been featured on CaliDiet.com. Read about finding your Shangri-La and making peace with food here.

 
 
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Reviews.com

PROTEIN BAR MANIA. Wondering which bars are better than others? See what Monica thinks here.

 
 
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Topline MD

Struggling to get enough greens in your daily diet? You and…. everyone. See Monica’s tips for that here.

 
 
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Vixen Workout

Monica sat down with the ladies of Vixen Workout to discuss her top nutrition tips. See what she had to say here.

 
 
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Hedonist Shedonist

Monica’s recipe for a dessert without the guilt has been featured on Hedonist Shedonist. Check out the recipe and make the brownies yourself here.

 
 
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Flicks and Food

Monica’s recipe for Quinoa Salad Stuffed Avocados was featured over on Flicks and Food! Check out the filling recipe here.