Does Antibiotics Use on the Farm Impact the Food on Your Plate?

I am working with the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s Digital Voices Council through September 2017. This post includes a link to a blog that was sponsored by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, but are expressions of my own.  Antibiotic resistance … Continue reading

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Does the Non-GMO Label have any Impact on Your Health?

This post includes a link to a blog that was sponsored by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, but are expressions of my own. Throughout the course of my 30-year nutrition career, one thing has remained constant: nutrition misinformation. I’ve turned … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Eat “Clean”

I will be blogging about food facts and sharing information about modern agricultural practices over the next several months. These posts will be notes as sponsored by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, but are expressions of my own. Clean … Continue reading

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Enjoying a Safe Food Supply – in Moderation

I recently attended a food conference where a session about animal welfare was sponsored by the USFRA (however I was not paid to write this post). One of the speakers, Brad Greenway, is a pig farmer from South Dakota, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Love-fest in Boston

 Look out Boston, you are about to be bombarded with about 10,000 Foodies and Nutrition Nerds. Every October the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics holds their annual Food and Nutrition conference and expo: FNCE® for short. For many dietitians like … Continue reading

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Rainy Day on the Farm

I’m in western Pennsylvania this week at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics conference and expo, which offered a pre-conference tour of Soergel’s Beef Farm, a local area farm. It was a rainy day, and quite … Continue reading

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Flavor and Satiety – The Key to Weight Control?

A friend of mine recommended this book to me. He’s not a dietitian. He’s a geologist who knows a lot about shale and hydraulic fracking. But like me, he loves to eat. He found The Dorito Effect a fascinating read … Continue reading

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2016 Resolution: Fact Check Your Source, Leave out the Politics

When I starting writing this blog four years ago my goal was to shed some light on the many misconceived views about food and nutrition. The new media has delivered. There continue to be so many conflicting messages, in some cases completely … Continue reading

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