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4 03, 2019

Where Are You Getting Your Nutrition Advice?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00March 4th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|2 Comments

March ushers in National Nutrition Month® - a month to reflect on your eating and exercise habits, and make positive lifestyle changes. It's also a time when registered dietitians try to convince you to find your diet and nutrition advice from a credentialed professional. Why a Registered Dietitian? [...]

1 03, 2018

It’s National Nutrition Month® – Go Further with Food

By |2019-06-26T13:51:07-04:00March 1st, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

March is National Nutrition Month®, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals). Every National Nutrition Month® I try to highlight the Registered Dietitian. Everyone eats. For that reason you may commonly hear nutrition advice from just about everyone you [...]

23 04, 2014

Can the Food Police or Tax Man Improve Your Health?

By |2014-04-23T12:58:37-04:00April 23rd, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can the Food Police or Tax Man Improve Your Health?

I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, and I am sometimes paid to write, but my opinions are my own. A state senator in Cali is trying to get a warning label put onto soda pop and other sugary beverages. Something to the effect of: "This could [...]

1 12, 2013

Conflict over Integrity

By |2013-12-01T10:00:42-05:00December 1st, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized|5 Comments

I posted an article last week about the current sponsorships of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, my professional organization. It received a lot of feedback, primarily positive. One issue that came up in the comment section was the idea of "conflict of interest". This individual seemed to [...]

14 11, 2013

Nutrition Research at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference

By |2013-11-14T13:30:51-05:00November 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nutrition Research at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference

I'm a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. Answering questions about caloric sweeteners at the Sweetener Studies booth. The 2013 annual conference of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FNCE©) was a huge success! There were so many insightful sessions [...]