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25 02, 2021

Getting Comfy in the Kitchen: Tips for College Students

By |2021-06-16T11:33:20-04:00February 25th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Comfy in the Kitchen: Tips for College Students

Are you a college student, know a college student, or are going to be a college student? I was recently a guest on SpotOn, a podcast hosted by Dr. Joan Salge Blake from Boston University. The episode was "Cooking For a Few or JUST U". We chatted about [...]

18 02, 2021

Listen More. Talk Less.

By |2021-02-19T09:32:13-05:00February 18th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Listen More. Talk Less.

I attended a virtual conference session this week, sponsored by General Mills Big G Cereals, but was not paid for this post. The thoughts and opinions voiced here are my own. It’s really quite simple: ⁣⁣Listen more. ⁣⁣Talk less. ⁣⁣Allow people to be heard.⁣⁣ This was the nugget [...]

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 [...]

12 03, 2020

Stock Up, Stay Calm, and Carry On

By |2020-03-29T15:06:49-04:00March 12th, 2020|Family, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Stock Up, Stay Calm, and Carry On

You've seen the toilet paper jokes. There's a psychology behind our behaviors, and the coronavirus news in the US is taking it's toll on folks. Thing is, while it is a bummer to run out of toilet paper, it's unnecessary to hoard it. If you have a conservatively [...]

7 03, 2020

Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

By |2020-03-07T12:03:43-05:00March 7th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

It's National Cereal Day, and cereal-makers Kellogg's and General Mills have teamed up to bring awareness to hunger. The two companies have committed to providing 100,000 meals to No Kid Hungry®, a nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By |2021-06-09T10:47:13-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

  Follow Chew the Facts® to feel good about food and understand where it comes from. Find facts, not fear.   There is an abundance of misinformation available on the Internet. That's what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for [...]

1 05, 2018

Take the DASH Diet Challenge

By |2020-10-14T13:50:09-04:00May 1st, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Take the DASH Diet Challenge

May is High Blood Pressure Month. If you have hypertension (high blood pressure), I encourage you to adopt the DASH Diet lifestyle.  DASH Diet  has been shown to lower blood pressure, and is also linked to better brain health, good diabetes control, less depression, and weight control. While you may [...]

12 04, 2018

Myths About Meat

By |2019-06-26T13:50:55-04:00April 12th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|1 Comment

There are many nutrition myths that circulate around the Internet, and myths about meat are included in them. Some people have concerns that may be health-related, or that relate to animal welfare and the environment. Can meat be part of a healthy diet? Are there unintended nutrition consequences [...]