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7 02, 2020

A New View on Cereal

By |2020-02-19T21:00:42-05:00February 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|1 Comment

Some of the information in this post was inspired by an educational session sponsored by General Mills but the opinions are my own, and I was not paid for this post. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2015-2016, cereal is the number one breakfast food [...]

2 05, 2016

The Case for Wheat

By |2019-06-26T13:54:35-04:00May 2nd, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Case for Wheat

We enjoy a variety of breads and grains in our kitchen since nobody in my household suffers from gluten intolerance or Celiac Disease. As I'm sure you are aware "Gluten Free Diets" are very popular these days, even among those who physiologically have no intolerance to gluten. There is [...]

14 07, 2015

The Gluten Lie: Admitting Uncertainty is Hard

By |2015-07-14T08:00:01-04:00July 14th, 2015|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gluten Lie: Admitting Uncertainty is Hard

I've been writing about fad diets for years. Being "fad-free" has built the framework of my brand. While I'm the first to say that nutrition science has provided as many questions as answers, I'm more certain that promising "cures" or "quick weight loss" is a red flag that [...]

12 04, 2012

Is going gluten-free the new “Hollywood Diet”?

By |2022-11-08T15:10:24-05:00April 12th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Is going gluten-free the new “Hollywood Diet”?

When celebrities lose weight, or gain weight, it's news. Recently the buzz has been about how thin Miley Cyrus has become, linking her weight change to a gluten-free diet. I'm sure you've noticed, that over the past one to two years, grocery stores are setting aside special display [...]