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27 02, 2015

Sodium and Saturated Fat: The Proposed Dietary Guidelines

By |2015-02-27T17:48:54-04:00February 27th, 2015|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

 Fat, sodium and sugar will be hot topics this year. They are reviewed in "Chapter 6" of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines proposal (Cross Cutting Topics of Public Health Importance), and there is quite a bit of disagreement among doctors, dietitians, and self-proclaimed nutrition experts. Luckily, the Dietary Guidelines [...]

19 09, 2014

Overthinking Food

By |2014-09-19T17:30:29-04:00September 19th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eating continues to get really complicated. Or at least some people make it that way. I recently listened in on a video interview of three doctors discussing which diet is best - Paleo, Gluten-Free, or Vegan. After listening to them for about 10 minutes, I thought - no [...]

4 10, 2013

Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

By |2013-10-04T09:57:59-04:00October 4th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

An article was just published this week stating that exercise "is as good as medicine" for treating heart disease. Hmmn, that's funny, I've known about this for almost 30 years...and I know older colleagues who've known it longer than that. Obesity rates continue to soar, even though we've [...]