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
Why does your diet fail? Lots of reasons, probably... Reason 1: You follow the plan that worked for your friend. There’s not ONE “right” diet…you have to do what works for YOU. Last year a study completed by the New England Journal of Medicine found that when compared, the Mediterranean diet, ... Read More about One RD's take on your failing diet…
Nearly 3,000 readers have voted in the Chicago Tribune online poll asking, “With the nation’s obesity crisis worsening, some advocates say it’s increasingly critical for health care workers to “walk the walk” and serve as role models. Do you agree?” An overwhelming 75.1% of readers reported “yes”. ... Read More about Chicago says, “Walk the Walk”
I got a blog request this week from my friend up in Chicago. She wants to know lunch and snack ideas, as well as times of the day to be eating. Kristin, here you go…it’s a long one! Eating right while managing a busy career and life can certainly be a challenge, but it’s also certainly very ... Read More about Lunch slump much?
You may have heard rumors about green M&M dye and "mojo" but the blue M&M dye may have its perks, too. And proof of it. Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that rats suffering from spinal cord injuries were able to walk again after being injected with the compound ... Read More about Melts in your mouth, not in your hands…and more
I had a blog topic request from my amazing mommy. So, mom, here you go! Her topic proposal: Mayo with olive oil. She said in an email, “I’ve seen it advertised and on the shelf today. Us consumers will need to know it it’s good because it touts the words olive oil. If it is indeed beneficial, how ... Read More about Eat This, Not That: Mayo
This is more for fun than anything...plus it's probably Trivial Pursuit-worthy. Flying to the moon requires more compact, efficient, high-tech nutrition than that required on flights to say…Mercury (duh, right?). Designed using “scientific nutrition”, astronauts are certainly not bragging about ... Read More about Moon Grub