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28 08, 2020

An Experiment with Fasting

By |2020-09-10T09:50:28-04:00August 28th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on An Experiment with Fasting

Here we are, eight months into 2020. Summer is almost over, and our world is still a little upside down. During this time of isolation folks have been looking for inspiration. You may be finding that your normal eating habits are out of whack. Some may be eating [...]

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 [...]

7 01, 2020

Keep the Focus on Health in the New Year

By |2020-01-10T09:44:05-05:00January 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Keep the Focus on Health in the New Year

I could have titled this article, "6 Easy Steps to Detox Your Body in the New Year" or "Diet Resolutions for the New Year" But I didn't. Every January, folks are looking for inspiration. After a few weeks of heavy eating and partying, it's not unusual to feel [...]

28 07, 2015

Podcasts Worth a Listen

By |2015-07-28T10:00:58-04:00July 28th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcasts Worth a Listen

Several of my colleagues have been putting together podcasts to help consumers understand topics revolving around diet, food, and lifestyles. Podcasts are a great media choice to deliver information in a light, personal, and informal way. As podcasts become more and more popular, I'm finally finding ways to [...]

19 05, 2015

Understanding Diabetes and Diet: Start now

By |2015-05-19T09:00:30-04:00May 19th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease|Comments Off on Understanding Diabetes and Diet: Start now

Diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes has exploded over the past few years. The growing diagnosis in children is particularly of concern. Despite the multitude of sound resources available online, newly diagnosed people with diabetes, or parents of children diagnosed with the problem, are still confused, and asking themselves [...]

19 02, 2015

Now is the Future: What Should You Eat?

By |2015-02-19T19:00:32-05:00February 19th, 2015|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Now is the Future: What Should You Eat?

Sometimes when I'm out, or at the gym, I secretly enjoy overhearing conversations about what people are eating (or not eating). Anyone who knows me knows that I love food, enjoy eating, and indulge in rich or fried food or desserts from time to time, while also preparing [...]

29 01, 2015

Easy Superbowl Fun

By |2015-01-29T06:00:07-05:00January 29th, 2015|Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Superbowl Fun

freedigitalphotos.net With much of the Northeast covered in snow, Superbowl Sunday is an even better than usual excuse to gather together with friends and family and have a party. I'm a Steeler fan, so I'll mostly be watching the commercials, but I still love having friends [...]

11 11, 2014

Kitchen Confidence

By |2014-11-11T09:00:38-05:00November 11th, 2014|Book Review, Easy Cooking, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Get a head start on the holiday season by arming yourself with a good kitchen basics book. Some believe that the general lack of culinary skills, particularly in those aged 18-38, may have a negative impact on health. Others argue that you don't have to cook to eat [...]

16 01, 2013

How to Keep the Focus on Health and a Healthy Diet in the New Year

By |2013-01-16T07:30:40-05:00January 16th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on How to Keep the Focus on Health and a Healthy Diet in the New Year

In the past, the biggest health question was "Which diet is best?" Now, in the new year, it seems that the public, and even the science community, is looking for that one magic ingredient that causes our ailments. Is it fat? Is it sugar? Is it wheat? Is [...]