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Monthly Archives: June 2015

23 06, 2015

Dear TV Doctors: Please Stop Making Up Diets

By |2015-06-23T16:50:41-04:00June 23rd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

image courtesy of vectorolie & freedigitalphotos.net There is a wide body of dietary research that gets reviewed when coming up with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans every five years. The guidelines are based on actual scientific research, and the committee charged with the development of updated [...]

3 06, 2015

Why Portions Matter Most – Sodium, Fat, Calories

By |2015-06-03T14:46:04-04:00June 3rd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

When I help people understand the principles of the DASH Diet, I emphasize eating more vegetables, fruit and lowfat dairy. But I also must mention that saturated fat, sodium and calories are important too. Sometimes folks will ask about reading food labels, and how to choose a food [...]