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18 09, 2018

Is Your Weight Loss Stalled By Too Many Healthy Calories?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:05-04:00September 18th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Is Your Weight Loss Stalled By Too Many Healthy Calories?

You may end up wondering why you still aren't losing weight when you've made all of these healthy changes to your diet. Our food supply is abundant. With the popularity of the "healthy snack" niche on the market, you may get fooled into consuming too many calories from [...]

13 11, 2017

Fancy Junk: Tricking You into Healthier

By |2019-06-26T13:50:46-04:00November 13th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Fancy Junk: Tricking You into Healthier

I really don't enjoy grocery shopping anymore. In part, it's the routine of it, but also the frustration of finding items I need while being overwhelmed by seeing so many choices in the grocery isles. Some of the extra choices are a good thing but others really aren't. [...]

29 01, 2015

Easy Superbowl Fun

By |2015-01-29T06:00:07-05:00January 29th, 2015|Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Superbowl Fun

freedigitalphotos.net With much of the Northeast covered in snow, Superbowl Sunday is an even better than usual excuse to gather together with friends and family and have a party. I'm a Steeler fan, so I'll mostly be watching the commercials, but I still love having friends [...]

8 05, 2013

Smaller Portions = Less Sodium, Less Fat, Less Calories

By |2013-05-08T10:15:25-04:00May 8th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Weight Management|Comments Off on Smaller Portions = Less Sodium, Less Fat, Less Calories

As a fan of the DASH diet principles, I'm always checking out sodium content of foods and looking for ways to help my client reduce their daily sodium intake. In many cases, folks with high blood pressure who are overweight, will benefit from losing weight. If you are [...]

10 10, 2012

There’s No One Size Fits All Way to Eat

By |2012-10-10T22:56:37-04:00October 10th, 2012|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s No One Size Fits All Way to Eat

What does it mean to individualize a diet? Well, everyone has different dietary needs. How many calories you need depends on your age, gender, health, and activity level. When an RD is prescribing a diet to you, many factors are considered. For instance, while I often refer to [...]

29 08, 2012

Self Control Can Be Learned

By |2012-08-29T11:32:17-04:00August 29th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Self Control Can Be Learned

Nearly everyone experiences a food craving once in a while. A recent study showed that people who put a little bit more thought into how they were eating, were able to eat less. After all, eating less is a goal for weight loss, isn't it? So learning a [...]

17 08, 2012

It’s Simple: Less is More. Walking and Blood Pressure

By |2012-08-17T08:00:54-04:00August 17th, 2012|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on It’s Simple: Less is More. Walking and Blood Pressure

We all know how to lose weight - create a calorie deficit and exercise more. This means eating less, moving more, and choosing smaller portions and foods that are lower in calories. Simple right? Maybe it's simpler than you think. A group of researchers recently designed a study [...]