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Monthly Archives: May 2014

26 05, 2014

Don’t Put Your Eggs all in One Basket – There’s More than One Way to a Healthy Diet and Nutrition Counseling is Key

By |2014-05-26T10:00:03-04:00May 26th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

There seems to be a bit of a turf war going on - who should you trust to give you nutrition advice? A newscaster? A doctor? A scientist? A magazine? An herbalist? A babe or some other self-proclaimed nutrition expert?  People generally believe what they want to believe, but [...]

12 05, 2014

Fed Up with Pseudoscience

By |2014-05-12T07:15:09-04:00May 12th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you haven't heard, a new movie about the potential causes of childhood obesity opened this past weekend. In the likes of Supersize Me, King Korn, and Food Inc (which claims that for "the average American, the ideal meal is fast, cheap and tasty"), this movie sensationalized the [...]

2 05, 2014

High Blood Pressure Education Month -the DASH Diet: A Way of Life that Tastes Good and is Sustainable

By |2014-05-02T17:21:14-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, and one in three Americans have it. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a leading risk factor for stroke and is often referred to as the "silent killer", since you may feel no apparent symptoms. Yet high blood pressure will cause damage [...]