This movie is a must see, especially if you love food. And even more especially if you love blogs. My sister-in-law and I went to see it yesterday afternoon and just adored it. While the ending is unexpected (that's not a spoiler, promise!), the movie itself is a complete delight. The movie blends ... Read More about Julie & Julia
We were out running errands today and in the midst of scanning celeb gossip magazines at Walgreens, this book caught my eye. It's written by Annette B. Natow, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, entitled "The Calorie Counter". The book lists foods by category (i.e. cereal, bread) and then by brand name, ... Read More about The Calorie Counter
Caffeine-containing alcoholic beverages (or mixes - i.e. Red Bull and vodka) are under fire. The state attorney general and health-advocacy groups are seeking federal government support in regulating caffeinated alcoholic drinks. These beverages are a fast-growing product line popular among younger ... Read More about Ban the buzz?
You've probably heard garlic is great for your health. Yep! But does it matter if you consume garlic in the form of paste? Powder? Pill? Yes, it does. A study by researchers at the University of Conneticut School of Medicine suggest that fresh-crushed garlic is best for cardiac benefits. Scientists ... Read More about Go garlic, go fresh!
Depends on the research. A new analysis could lead to a heated debate on omega-3's having its own recommended daily intake levels. Heart-protective benefits of fish oil have been discussed for centuries, but how much do we need? Some cardiologists would like to see an established RDA for omega-3's. ... Read More about Omega-3's: How much?
What does our president propose? Well, firstly it’s important to understand that healthcare costs are the biggest driving force behind the federal deficit and thus, healthcare reform is Obama’s top legislative priority. Specifically, Obama is designing an overhaul to create a government-run ... Read More about Obama and Healthcare Reform…
While an overwhelming 90% of Americans think breakfast is the most important meal of the day, fewer than half consume breakfast on a regular basis, according to the Food Information Council. Breakfast is not only important…but unique...it sets the tone for the entire day – be it for the better or ... Read More about Breakfast done right!
CNN Health may be on to something. I enjoyed their article, anyways. Here’s the scoop. Sunday: Bite it, write it. Keeping a food journal and recording your intake (everything you eat AND drink) certainly aids in accountability. Plus, Robert A. Charles, Ph.D. says you can expect to shed a whopping ... Read More about 7-Day Slim-Down