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23 06, 2015

Dear TV Doctors: Please Stop Making Up Diets

By |2015-06-23T16:50:41-04:00June 23rd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

image courtesy of vectorolie & freedigitalphotos.net There is a wide body of dietary research that gets reviewed when coming up with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans every five years. The guidelines are based on actual scientific research, and the committee charged with the development of updated [...]

19 01, 2015

How to Ruin a Date with a Dietitian

By |2015-01-19T11:22:10-04:00January 19th, 2015|Just for Fun, Uncategorized|0 Comments

My colleague LeahMcGrath recently pitched a question out to a few registered dietitians on Twitter using this hashtag: #5wordstoruinadatewithadietitian Knowing Leah, we all were aware it was a tongue and cheek question and got a kick out of it. While we didn't quite follow the 5 words rule, [...]

28 03, 2014

Set Yourself Free From Food Rules

By |2014-03-28T07:39:06-04:00March 28th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|1 Comment

A colleague recently pointed out how people are often more worried about what their food is "free" of (sugar-free, antibiotic-free, hormone-free, gluten-free, wheat-free, fat-free), as opposed to the important stuff that the food is providing (protein, antioxidant vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals). Not to mention the enjoyment good food [...]