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9 11, 2016

Broccoli and Democracy

By |2019-06-26T13:53:25-04:00November 9th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Broccoli and Democracy

Photo courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics I dreaded waking up today to see the backlash of the Election results. I knew that either way, the outcome would either encourage gloating or astonishment. In light of the outcome - President-Elect Donald Trump - the fear and concerns that [...]

18 08, 2016

Bad Moms Go Back to School

By |2019-06-26T13:54:06-04:00August 18th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bad Moms Go Back to School

Usually I post about food and nutrition science, but this week's post is a bit more philosophical. It concludes with some simple tips for back to school nutrition and wellness, so feel free to skip ahead... As a mother of 3 sons who are teenagers and beyond, I [...]

20 11, 2014

Sugar, Soda, and other Treats: What is Moderate Consumption?

By |2014-11-20T09:00:19-05:00November 20th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sugar, Soda, and other Treats: What is Moderate Consumption?

There's been a lot of controversy over the year about sugar and soda. The recent election showed that the citizens of Berkley California supported a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The plan is to tax soda, and use that revenue to create or support health education to prevent or treat [...]