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5 01, 2021

DASH Diet ranked #1 Best Heart Healthy Diet in 2021 Review

By |2021-01-11T09:21:19-05:00January 5th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH Diet ranked #1 Best Heart Healthy Diet in 2021 Review

Each year, US News and World Report does an annual review of diets to determine which are the "Best Diets".  They enlist a panel of medical and nutrition experts to review popular diet plans and eating styles and come up with a “best” list. The Panel [...]

1 12, 2020

A Great Nutrition Resource for All

By |2020-12-01T12:42:57-05:00December 1st, 2020|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on A Great Nutrition Resource for All

My coauthors and I are excited to bring you this excellent resource for heart-healthy living. It's on bookshelves and available online at a bookstore near you: DASH Diet For Dummies®, 2nd edition. It's About Healthy Living DASH isn't a fad diet. It's about meal planning and lifestyle change. [...]

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 [...]

2 01, 2019

A Quick Word of Advice

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00January 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on A Quick Word of Advice

Happy New Year! The years seem to go by so quickly, right? While you may find yourself reflective every January, please don't stress over any need to become a whole new you. December can be rough. The holidays are stressful. They are a lot of work, there's a [...]

15 01, 2016

Resolving to Choose a Healthier Diet

By |2016-01-15T18:12:18-05:00January 15th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Resolving to Choose a Healthier Diet

Bean Salad Ingredients It's been a big year in food and nutrition news, and it's only mid-January. On December 29 (technically last year) PBS aired Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food documentary. Then on January 7th, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released. And a few [...]

30 12, 2014

Don’t be Fooled by Fad Diets this New Year.

By |2014-12-30T07:00:23-05:00December 30th, 2014|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Don’t be Fooled by Fad Diets this New Year.

freedigitalphotos.net If you read my blog here or other articles that I've written over the years, or listened to my lectures, you'll know that I am a pretty reasonable dietitian. Strict diets, or one-size-fits-all meal plans simply don't work. They sure wouldn't work for me, and [...]