Maury Povich is infamous for his obese babies episodes (a close second to paternity testing, of course) featuring children who are double…triple… even quadruple the weight that is recommended for their age and length. While I’ll admit to partaking in the Maury episodes in the past myself, the ... Read More about Beyond "Baby Fat"
Sonic. 44 ounces, please. Now... If you've never tried Sonic's Diet Cherry Limeade, you're missing a little piece of heaven. Sonic hosts their daily "Happy Hour" between 2 and 4pm where these amazing slushes are half off - SCORE! Mmmm... While I almost decided to write, "It's DIET, don't judge" ... Read More about Today's Confessions of a Dietitian
Lily and I are flying solo this week, as Mark is at headquarters for business. The last thing I wanted to do last night was cook, so I popped in a SmartOnes -- SantaFe Style Rice and Beans, I believe it was called. Anyways, those things don't fill up this heifer, so I decided to add in more ... Read More about Microwaving plastic…hmmm…
The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) reported a case study showing serious risks related to the Atkins diet . For those that don’t know, the Atkins diet is the ultimate low-carbohydrate diet. WebMD explains the diet as being controversial…to say the least . However, during ... Read More about I'll take a pass, Dr. Atkins
That's right! The US and Japan lead the world in populations of centenarians as a population growing 20x the rate of the total population by 2050. In 1950, there were only a few thousand over the age of 100 while today there are an estimated 340,000 worldwide . Why is this? Demographers ... Read More about 100+: the fastest growing age segment!
With the endless cycles of yo-yo dieting among Americans seeking weight-loss, what gives? Celebrities such as Oprah have shelved the concept of "diet" and begun seeking something more important than weight loss: health. An article entitled, "Tossing Out the Diet and Embracing the Fat" found in last ... Read More about Quit to get ahead?
I hear this excuse on a daily basis, even from my husband. But let's call a spade a spade: an excuse is just that...an excuse. Not to be mistaken for a reason. Even in working with a low-income population in rural America, it's my job to make proper nutrition a feasible reality to everyone and on ... Read More about Fiction: Eating healthy is too expensive
I am a self-proclaimed foodie. I love eating, I love cooking, and I love restaurants. I love it all. When my friends and I are planning a get-together, it typically involves a restaurant. And same goes for many people. Forbes published a recent article on women and the competitiveness surrounding ... Read More about Food competition