Resolving to Choose a Healthier Diet

It’s been a big year in food and nutrition news, and it’s only mid-January. On December 29 (technically last year) PBS aired Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food documentary. Then on¬†January 7th, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released. … Continue reading

Sodium and Saturated Fat: The Proposed Dietary Guidelines

¬†Fat, sodium and sugar will be hot topics this year. They are reviewed in “Chapter 6” of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines proposal (Cross Cutting Topics of Public Health Importance), and there is quite a bit of disagreement among doctors, dietitians, … Continue reading

Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

An article was just published this week stating that exercise “is as good as medicine” for treating heart disease. Hmmn, that’s funny, I’ve known about this for almost 30 years…and I know older colleagues who’ve known it longer than that. … Continue reading