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16 11, 2018

Light is Out, but Healthy is Still In – The End of an Era

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00November 16th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Light is Out, but Healthy is Still In – The End of an Era

Nobody wants to ruin the holidays with "diet food"; certainly not me. But as you get older, you realize that something's gotta give when it comes to calories and splurge foods. Taking a look at your family favorites. You may be able to tweak them just a little, [...]

6 12, 2017

Your Holiday Guide to Good Eating: It’s Time for (a) Toast

By |2019-06-26T13:50:41-04:00December 6th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Holiday Guide to Good Eating: It’s Time for (a) Toast

Really, your diet just needs to be good enough, not perfect. I have written a lot of nutrition articles over the past 20 years, including some that revolved around staying healthy during the holidays. Many times I've written about food swaps and ways to eat smart at holiday [...]

18 07, 2012

Life is Short. Have Cake.

By |2012-07-18T08:00:47-04:00July 18th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

There's a disturbing trend going on...people aren't eating enough cake. You know, since I'm a dietitian, people often get the wrong idea - you think I eat a perfect diet (there's no such thing), you think I'm evaluating your shopping carts or your choices in the buffet line [...]