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15 11, 2019

Dietitians: We’re For Real

By |2019-11-15T13:28:36-05:00November 15th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Just for Fun, Wellness|2 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The number of registered dietitians has grown five fold since 1969, and there are now about 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. About half of those hold advanced degrees, and many specialize. Registered Dietitian [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By |2021-06-09T10:47:13-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

  Follow Chew the Facts® to feel good about food and understand where it comes from. Find facts, not fear.   There is an abundance of misinformation available on the Internet. That's what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for [...]

11 12, 2018

Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00December 11th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

Food doesn't have to fancy to be good for you. You don't have to add chia seeds to everything. You don't have to use hard-to-find ingredients. You don't have to have fancy "nut butters" on hand, if all you have on the shelf is peanut butter - it's [...]

26 10, 2018

Food Trends: Is the Future of Food Drinkable Nutrients?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00October 26th, 2018|Food Facts, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Product Review, Uncategorized, Wellness|2 Comments

I just returned from the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo where registered dietitians have a chance to get some of their continuing education requirements met and also learn about new foods and products coming into the market. It's a large conference, with about 11,000 in attendance [...]

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. [...]