flavorrd is the endeavor of Mary Parsons, a San Diego-based registered dietitian, home cook, free spirit, vegetable fiend and pizza enthusiast.
This blog is for the food lover who thinks that what we eat defines us. It’s for people who look to food as an opportunity to become the best version of ourselves, and also as one of life’s greatest pleasures.
As an RD, I’ve built my career on understanding nutrition, but the field still offers endless aspects to explore. I want to involve my readers in taking our knowledge to the next level. Let’s think about the way we eat. Let’s ask questions, look at the facts, and put theory into practice. Let’s not lose our curiosity; we can pay attention to the world around us, and take the opportunity to be a scientist of our daily lives.
Along with the nuts and bolts of nutrition science, this blog is also about making healthy living accessible and enjoyable. It takes effort to live right; as chaotic as life can be, we still have to feed ourselves every day. Nutrition is a science, but feeding ourselves is an art. And as with any art, this is a chance to flex our creative muscles! We stand to benefit from insight and imagination, to elevate our eating by both nourishing the body and satisfying the appetite. Let’s strive to enjoy; good food makes life worth living!
To achieve our plans for a healthy and fulfilling life, I propose that we need two things: information and inspiration. My aim for this site is to give you a steady supply of both.
Let’s live right!