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2 01, 2020

DASH Diet Continues in Top 3 with Best Diet Ranking

By |2020-01-02T12:47:00-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH Diet Continues in Top 3 with Best Diet Ranking

The news is in. For a decade, the DASH Diet has been ranked as one of the top 3 diets by an expert panel at US News and World Report (#1 for eight years, and #2 the last two).  It tied with a Flexitarian Diet (4/.1/5), and was [...]

24 04, 2018

Beer + Food = More Flavors for Foodies

By |2019-06-26T13:50:52-04:00April 24th, 2018|Book Review, Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beer + Food = More Flavors for Foodies

Truth: I love food, wine, craft cocktails and beer. For my birthday in 2011, my husband and I attended Cleveland's Fabulous Food Show. I remember my two highlights: A fun food demo by Bobbie Flay, and a beer garden feature, which included a guided food and beer pairing. [...]

6 01, 2016

Steps Toward Following the DASH Diet are Easier than You Think

By |2016-01-06T17:16:15-05:00January 6th, 2016|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Weight Management|1 Comment

You've likely heard that DASH Diet was in the news again this week, rated by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 Best Overall Diet. The MIND Diet (at the crossroads of DASH and Mediterranean Diets, this diet plan focuses brain health and reducing Alzheimer risk) and the [...]

14 07, 2015

The Gluten Lie: Admitting Uncertainty is Hard

By |2015-07-14T08:00:01-04:00July 14th, 2015|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gluten Lie: Admitting Uncertainty is Hard

I've been writing about fad diets for years. Being "fad-free" has built the framework of my brand. While I'm the first to say that nutrition science has provided as many questions as answers, I'm more certain that promising "cures" or "quick weight loss" is a red flag that [...]

20 04, 2015

Rave Review: What You Need to Know about the DASH Diet

By |2015-04-20T19:03:44-04:00April 20th, 2015|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rave Review: What You Need to Know about the DASH Diet

A quick note about DASH Diet For Dummies®. Have you heard the terms "DASH Diet" in the news, and wondered what it's all about? Well our latest book tells you all about it. I was so thrilled to see it reviewed in the April issue of Today's Dietitian magazine! [...]

18 12, 2014

Easy Recipes to the Rescue: A Book Review

By |2014-12-18T09:00:27-05:00December 18th, 2014|Book Review, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Recipes to the Rescue: A Book Review

Last October, I had the opportunity to meet Lisa Cain, aka, Snack Girl. She and I exchanged books to review. Snack Girl to the Rescue is a book that provides 100 recipes under 400 calories. For middle aged women, such as myself, a 400 calorie/meal goal is a reasonable [...]