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
Mark loves girly music -- Madonna, Celine Dion, etc...it's kind of embarrassing, but also a trait I find rather endearing (only a wife could say that!). So as he headed out for a run this morning with his headphones on, I could, of course, hear some "Material Girl" penetrating loud enough for me to ... Read More about My music > Your music
If you enjoy a good'ole Denny's breakfast anything like my family -- brace yourself. In keeping with yesterday's topic of sodium...turns out, Panera may not be a leading offender. A consumer activist group in New Jersey sued Denny's Corporation this week because of the "dangerously high" levels of ... Read More about Denny's Downer
Did you know “Panera” translates to “time of bread” in Latin? But, of course! Even in the current economic state, with most restaurants suffering the worst quarterly decline in 28 years, Panera is experiencing otherwise. Since 1981, the franchise has opened 1,264 stores in 40 states. There’s another ... Read More about The DL on Panera
Maury Povich is infamous for his obese babies episodes (a close second to paternity testing, of course) featuring children who are double…triple… even quadruple the weight that is recommended for their age and length. While I’ll admit to partaking in the Maury episodes in the past myself, the ... Read More about Beyond "Baby Fat"
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