Part II: Proposed Nutrition Facts Label – The Good, Bad and the Ugly

As a nutrition communication consultant I occasionally write about topics related to the food industry clients I may serve, but my blog topics, thoughts and opinions are my own. I introduced you to my opinions on the proposed changes for … Continue reading

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Information Versus TMI (too much information): The Proposed Nutrition Facts Label – Part I

The ingredient and nutrition information on food product labels has evolved over the years. In 1990 the Nutrition Facts label was created and food manufacturers had to comply with this new labeling system that identified calories, serving sizes, vitamins and … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Add DASH Diet Food to Your Diet: Walnuts, Seeds, Grains, Veggies, Dairy

The DASH Diet isn’t just beneficial for lowering blood pressure, but has been ranked the number one diet overall for weight loss and health. One of the key principles of the diet is adding a wider variety of vegetables to … Continue reading

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Set Simple Personal Goals for Heart Month

Do you feel tired, have high blood pressure, get short of breath doing daily activities, have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels? If so, it’s time to check in with your doctor. This is the time of year to assess your … Continue reading

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Before You Avoid Certain Foods, Ask Yourself: “Why?”

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I try to dispel myths and switch the focus to learning how to eat in a healthy way (balance, variety, moderation, enjoyable) versus obsessing over any one … Continue reading

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