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Health Professionals: Changing How We View Obesity

I attended a virtual conference session sponsored by Novo Nordisk, but was not paid for this post. The thoughts and opinions voiced here are my own. It’s Obesity Care Week. After decades of practice in the [...]

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 [...]

Treats that Love You Back

If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you'll want to find treats that you can enjoy regularly that won't raise your blood cholesterol or blood pressure. Sure, you can treat yourself to birthday cake [...]

Delicious Ways to Add Salmon to Your Diet

The updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans include recommendations to include fish each week in your diet. Fish is a good source of protein, low in saturated fat and cholesterol, a good source of B vitamins, Vitamin [...]

Super Bowl Sunday! Balancing out your spread

Super Bowl Sunday is a party waiting to happen for most folks, whether they are football fanatics or not. Plus, I always look forward to the commercials! As you go grocery shopping for your party goods [...]

Your Heart and Your Risk

February is Heart Month so it's a good time to be mindful about any risk factors you may have. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. It accounts for 1 in every [...]

Fruit Cup with Ricotta Crunch

I created this recipe as part of a paid partnership with Fiber One™ Original Cereal but all content and ideas are my own. Most Americans only consume about 15 grams of fiber per day. That falls [...]

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