Registered Dietitian, Blogger, and Food Enthusiast

As a Registered Dietitian in Chicago, Amari offers health and wellness coaching to everyone and anyone looking to eat healthy. Whether you are looking for a weight loss plan, need assistance managing a specialty diet, or are looking to spice up your corporate wellness program, Eat Chic Chicago is right for you!

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I learned a lot from you and appreciate the things you shared with me. I'm slowly, but surely making changes and I'm really enjoying it!

K.G. Carol Stream, IL

Recent Blog Posts

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in Cookbooks, Resources

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

This list of best low-sodium cookbooks features everyday recipes that are loaded with creative and satisfying salt-free flavor! One in three Americans have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s 67 million individuals diagnosed each year. Furthermore, 30% of Americans have higher than normal blood pressure levels – known as pre-hypertension – putting them at a greater risk for developing hypertension in the near future. Hypertension is one of the most common risk factors for heart disease. It is commonly referred...

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The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Nutrition, Resources

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it for You?

The ketogenic diet is on the rise, but is it for you? Learn more about this high-fat, low-carb eating pattern including what to eat and what to avoid. The ketogenic (“keto”) diet has been getting a lot of attention among medical and nutrition communities and in the media – appearing in cookbooks, on podcasts, in magazines, and more. Customers at local coffee shops are trading in their lattes for bulletproof coffee – adding butter instead of skim milk to their morning cup. Doctors are prescribing the ketogenic diet to...

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling for Business

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Beyond the Kitchen, Travel

5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling for Business

Sustaining healthy habits away from home can be a challenge. These 5 ways to stay healthy while traveling will help you plan ahead for your next work trip. While I’d like to say that I travel for pleasure on relaxing vacations, the truth is I travel most frequently for business – at least once a month, sometimes more. Maintaining health habits is easy when you’re at home – you have your daily routine, reliable healthy meals in the fridge and a gym at your finger tips. Staying healthy while traveling on the other hand is much more...

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Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #3

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Meal Plans

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #3

Celebrate the beginning of fall with this heart healthy meal featuring lean steak, a crunchy salad and addicting parsnip fries. During the fall you can continue grilling outside or you can bring the party inside. This tasty heart healthy meal is great for a fall cookout or a simple weeknight meal! This is the third plate in my heart healthy meals series call Prevention Plates. Every plate serves 2 and features either my own recipes or those I love from around the web (or both!). I also share tips for easy preparation,...

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