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22 06, 2020

Is Lemon Water a Health Cure?

By |2020-06-23T15:11:00-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Is Lemon Water a Health Cure?

You may have read that drinking lemon water first thing in the morning has miraculous health benefits. Lemon water is simply water with the juice of a lemon (and perhaps lemon slices or rind as well) added to it. Claims include weight control, maintaining "alkalinity", or detoxing the [...]

3 03, 2020

Obesity Week: What Do You Know?

By |2020-03-04T08:16:21-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Obesity Week: What Do You Know?

In addition to doing my own literature reviews, I attended a nutrition conference session presented by independent obesity scientists, including Ted Kyle. The session was sponsored by Novo Nordisk.  I was not paid to write this post and my opinions and experiences are my own. This week is [...]

2 01, 2020

DASH Diet Continues in Top 3 with Best Diet Ranking

By |2020-01-02T12:47:00-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH Diet Continues in Top 3 with Best Diet Ranking

The news is in. For a decade, the DASH Diet has been ranked as one of the top 3 diets by an expert panel at US News and World Report (#1 for eight years, and #2 the last two).  It tied with a Flexitarian Diet (4/.1/5), and was [...]

27 03, 2019

Real World Research on Weight Loss

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00March 27th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Real World Research on Weight Loss

I attended a conference session, sponsored by Dupont earlier this year about weight loss and weight maintenance, presented by obesity expert Dr. James Hill. Obesity is a popular topic of discussion among exerts and non-experts alike. There's no shortage of opinions about both the causes and best treatments. [...]

2 01, 2019

A Quick Word of Advice

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00January 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on A Quick Word of Advice

Happy New Year! The years seem to go by so quickly, right? While you may find yourself reflective every January, please don't stress over any need to become a whole new you. December can be rough. The holidays are stressful. They are a lot of work, there's a [...]

18 09, 2018

Is Your Weight Loss Stalled By Too Many Healthy Calories?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:05-04:00September 18th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Is Your Weight Loss Stalled By Too Many Healthy Calories?

You may end up wondering why you still aren't losing weight when you've made all of these healthy changes to your diet. Our food supply is abundant. With the popularity of the "healthy snack" niche on the market, you may get fooled into consuming too many calories from [...]

24 07, 2018

It’s Not Just About the Scale: Losing Weight without Losing Your Wallet

By |2019-06-26T13:50:37-04:00July 24th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on It’s Not Just About the Scale: Losing Weight without Losing Your Wallet

You've been on a mission. You're trying to drop a few pounds, and it's not happening. Weight loss is hard, at any age, but it gets even more difficult as you age. Your metabolism is the process in which your body turns what you eat into energy. Metabolic [...]