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
Those rodents…they’re always reaping the benefits of new weight-loss drugs. Luckily for them, the drugs many times work effectively and they are left sans a few ounces and moving up the hierarchy of rodent hood, strutting their improved sleek, trim bodies. Research at Indiana University, lead by ... Read More about Rodents get hooked up…again