According to my recent poll, sixty-six percent of you reading my blog (and responding to the poll...) wanted to lose between 15 and 30 pounds. Well, listen up! I returned from my honeymoon last night. Husband and I spent 7 days in beautiful Puerto Vallarta at the Dreams all-inclusive resort and ... Read More about Precious Z's
...so says White House Assistant Chef, Sam Kass. And I concur. We've all heard the term trans fat, right? That's definitely the bad stuff and has no place in any diet. The stuff is so bad there's been legal action suggesting the banning of trans fat. Not only does trans fat raise your LDL ... Read More about “Breaded and baked is the new fried.”
I live in Oklahoma. ::slight shudder:: Yeah, yeah....it's not that bad. Actually, I'll even confess to enjoying it here. However, Oklahoma's liquor laws cause me some serious angst. When we first arrived in Oklahoma my husband's work friends cued us in. Here you cannot buy alcohol on Sundays or ... Read More about Just one more reason to hate "three-two" beer
Admittedly, this rant is biased...but also commonsensical. In Medical News Today, an article was written discussing the importance of nutrition in the prevention of chronic disease. Well, duh. Unfortunately for me and my fellow RD's, we're S.O.L. until legislation changes. But really, is it an ... Read More about No $h*t, Sherlock!
Forget the Skittles for just a second and let's talk antioxidants... Don't get defensive, now...but we all have lots of bad guys in our bodies that are produced from the every day toxins we ingest, inhale, absorb, etc. -- everything from gas emissions to cigarette smoke to alcohol. And as ... Read More about "Taste the rainbow!"
Mark LOVES pizza. Quite possibly more than Lily, and certainly more than me. ;) I can be cooking up a meal of fresh chicken fajitas with homemade pico de gallo and guacamole...and he'll be wanting Papa Johns. I've learned to not take it all too personally. I, on the other hand, am very indifferent ... Read More about Holy pizza!
I'd like to discuss the below excerpts from a Forbes article by Lacey Rose and Leah Hoffmann, as I strongly agree with the underlying health claims within. "Joanne Ikeda, a nutritionist at the University of California at Berkeley, 'It's not about how we can help people lose weight; it's about how ... Read More about Fit over fat?
My first blog should obviously endorse my theory of the "80-20" lifestyle. While my theory isn't designed for optimal* health, it's designed with practicality and the "every-day dieter" in mind. Further, the "80-20" is aimed at reducing the ever-so-popular yo-yo dieting us Americans seem to fall for ... Read More about First blog: The "80-20"