Erin Peisach, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Erin Peisach dietitian
Erin Peisach, RDN, CLT attended the University of Maryland, College Park for her Bachelor's degree in Dietetics. Thereafter, she completed her clinically-based dietetic internship at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. 

She is the owner of Nutrition by Erin, a San Diego-based virtual nutrition private practice specializing in gastrointestinal disorders. 

How does Erin make health a priority?

"Living in sunny San Diego, California, it's a no-brainer staying healthy and happy! With yoga, rock climbing, hiking and regular beach days with great friends, there's no room to complain. I love cooking and trying new, healthy recipes, incorporating as many plants in my diet as I can fit. But, the real secret to good health and happiness is sound sleep."

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Articles by this author

 

Fecal Microbiota Transplants: Does It Work Like Magical Poop?

FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTS (1)

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

A fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) is a procedure where fecal matter, or stool, is collected from a healthy donor and transplanted to a recipient.

Its purpose is to replace good bacteria in the colon and help restore the individual back to good health.

While it may sound like an extreme approach, FMT can provide astonishing results when used appropriately.

This article reviews how FMT works, the risks involved, and who may benefit. You’ll also learn about the future applications of this intriguing therapy…. [Discover More…]

Your Guide To Peppermint Oil: Proven Uses, Health Benefits, and Who MUST Avoid It

YOUR GUIDE TO PEPPERMINT OIL Use_ Health Benefits, Dosages

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

The use of peppermint can be traced back several thousand years.

The ancient Egyptians, Romans and other civilizations reportedly used peppermint for its pain-relieving and anti-bacterial properties.

These days peppermint essential oil and capsules are used for a variety of health concerns, particularly digestive issues and headaches.

This article looks at the main uses of peppermint oil and which health claims have scientific evidence behind them…. [Discover More…]

Low Dose Naltrexone: Splitting Fact From Fiction

What is Low-Dose Naltrexone and Who Should Use It_

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a small or microdose of the drug Naltrexone.

Over the past few years it has become very popular due to its supposed anti-inflammatory and anti-pain effects.

This article explains what LDN is, how it works and who could consider using it…. [Discover More…]

The Best Diet for Gastroparesis (Delayed Gastric Emptying): Diet Plan Included

The Best Diet for Gastroparesis - 2

[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Gastroparesis is a condition in which the food in your stomach empties at a delayed rate.

This can cause uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms and even lead to malnutrition.

While there are medical treatment options, a new diet is typically the most effective way to manage symptoms.

This article looks at what is the best diet for gastroparesis based on current knowledge and evidence. It includes a sample diet plan and some thoughts about the low FODMAP diet too…. [Discover More…]

WARNING: Don’t Start a 1200 Calorie Diet or Meal Plan Until You Read This

1,200 Calorie Diet_ Everything You Need to Know Before You Start (2)

[Last updated 29th November, 2018]

Cutting calories is necessary for weight loss.

There are numerous ways to do this, but some prefer to follow a straight-forward low calorie diet.

One of the more popular choices is called the 1,200 calorie diet… But it’s not something you just simply jump into head first.

This article reviews everything you need to know before getting started, including a sample 1200 calorie meal plan and considerations for those with diabetes…. [Discover More…]

Potassium Citrate: Everything You Need to Know, Explained in Plain English

[Last updated 10th February, 2018]

Potassium citrate is a mixture of potassium salt and citric acid.

While it’s often used as a food additive, it can also improve heart and bone health and help conditions like kidney stones.

This article looks at potassium citrate and how and when to use this product safely…. [Discover More…]