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6 04, 2020

The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

By |2020-08-31T07:32:08-04:00April 6th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and I may receive a small commission if you make purchases. We are in a new normal. Now that we are all doing our best to stay home and limit how often we visit the grocery store, you may be finding that [...]

20 03, 2018

5 Reasons to Get Referred to a Registered Dietitian

By |2022-06-10T11:46:40-04:00March 20th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|8 Comments

There are all sorts of people in the media offering you diet advice. Doctors, celebrities, naturopaths, chiropractors, holistic wellness coaches and other self-proclaimed nutritionists. Most of them focus on foods that you absolutely must eliminate (with an unsubstantiated focus on "organic", "natural" and their perceived ideas about conventional [...]

15 11, 2016

Finding a New Holiday Groove: Serve It Up on a Pretty Plate

By |2019-06-26T13:53:21-04:00November 15th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding a New Holiday Groove: Serve It Up on a Pretty Plate

Guest Blog by Kimberly Bennett, EMU Dietetic Student Want to find a new holiday groove this year? And stick with it? Let’s talk about where to turn when you need some comfort and you think only that big magic plate of cookies will help! Comfort food. We hear about [...]

24 02, 2016

Do These 5 Things to Be Healthy that have Nothing To Do With Food

By |2020-02-26T10:19:17-05:00February 24th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Do These 5 Things to Be Healthy that have Nothing To Do With Food

The commercial weight loss industry is big business. There's a reason Weight Watchers® hired Oprah to pitch their service - although it's sort of funny that they used the idea of "eating bread" continues to be a lure. Bread has been chastised as a "belly fat maker" for [...]

23 10, 2013

Habits over Food

By |2013-10-23T04:00:50-04:00October 23rd, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

I'm home from the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE©) of the American Dietetic Association. I had a few business commitments during the conference, so had to miss a few sessions that I would have loved to have made, but I did get to attend some [...]

5 01, 2012

You Don’t Have to be Perfect

By |2022-01-21T12:14:04-05:00January 5th, 2012|Weight Management|Comments Off on You Don’t Have to be Perfect

A Weight Loss Message: You Don't Have to be Perfect A recent New York Times editorial by Tara Parker-Pope about her struggle with weight over her lifetime thus far, and her inability to maintain a weight loss, generated a lot of buzz in my nutrition and science circles [...]