After the soda tax poll, writing on this study seemed only appropriate. I am NOT justifying the partaking of ANY carbonated beverage, but for my one-a-day diet soda habit, I'll take the Splenda and leave the 160 calories for another waistline. I digress.... A study published by the Journal of ... Read More about Study says: saccharin's alright.
Foodship -- your relationship with food. Humans make more than 200 food-related decisions every day! Talk about lots of opportunities to make a wrong move! Knowing more about food, such as how it's grown and produced, can help improve our foodship. Improving our relationship with food can also help ... Read More about Improve your foodship
Americans consume, on average, 3 1/2 pounds of avocados each year -- more than double what it was 10 years ago. Hass avocados, the small, bell-shaped, basic avocado are mostly produced in California (80% of those in the US are Hass avocados from California) . And they are a fruit as they contain ... Read More about A is for Avocado!
Firstly, a huge thanks to those following my blog -- I appreciate it! I get extremely giddy over new followers, so thank you! And keep the comments coming, I love the questions and commentary. :) And on to soda tax. VERY interesting idea. I think I may like it. Kelly Brownell, professor of ... Read More about Soda Tax.
My blog followers voted on their favorite ethnic food. With a whopping 12 votes (sigh!), 1/3 of the voters chose Mexican and 1/3 chose Italian. While Mexican takes the place of #1 in my heart, GOOD Italian is a close 2nd. I figured with all this talk it may be helpful to go over some menu strategy ... Read More about Poll says: Mexican and Italian
Date to lose weight? Yep! But don’t get married, nope. I blogged about marriage and weight gain in the past, and unfortunately for love, the two go hand-in-hand. A study performed by psychologist Meredith Young, PhD found that women who eat a meal with a man...eat less. Women eating in large groups, ... Read More about Go on a date!
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