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16 11, 2018

Light is Out, but Healthy is Still In – The End of an Era

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00November 16th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Light is Out, but Healthy is Still In – The End of an Era

Nobody wants to ruin the holidays with "diet food"; certainly not me. But as you get older, you realize that something's gotta give when it comes to calories and splurge foods. Taking a look at your family favorites. You may be able to tweak them just a little, [...]

23 02, 2018

Grains: The Misunderstood Food Group

By |2019-06-26T13:51:09-04:00February 23rd, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Grains: The Misunderstood Food Group

I attended a food and nutrition conference in which Julie Miller Jones spoke about popular weight loss diets in a session sponsored by the Grain Foods Foundation, but the following thoughts and opinions are my own. With the popularity of the "keto diet" fad and other low carbohydrate [...]

14 11, 2012

Thanksgiving Favorites to Keep You Happy and Healthy

By |2012-11-14T07:05:59-05:00November 14th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Favorites to Keep You Happy and Healthy

Many people get anxious about weight gain over the holiday season, fearing that their eating habits may spiral out of control. I want you to enjoy the upcoming season, so I'll be sharing some tips over the next few months. You don't want to throw your health goals [...]

12 07, 2012

Calories are Calories? Basically.

By |2012-07-12T09:47:34-04:00July 12th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Calories are Calories? Basically.

I read with interest the New York Times article: "In Dieting, Magic Isn't a Substitute for Science" as it posed the question "Is a calorie just a calorie?" This question has surfaced several times in recent discussions and papers this year. Last year, I reviewed a simple weight [...]