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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Enjoying the Holidays with Balance

Weight management is an important part of staying healthy, preventing disease (diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease) and feeling good. The holidays can be a wonderful time to spend with family and friends, and often food is the focus of … Continue reading

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So Many Ways to Cook an Egg

My parents lived through The Great Depression. Eggs were a staple in their diet. Inexpensive, versatile, easy to prepare. I was fortunate in my life to have a wonderful relationship with my parents, who, despite eating eggs, both lived 90 years. … Continue reading

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We Could Be Heroes: If We Create Teams

In the 1980s and 90s I counseled thousands of patients. I gained confidence and satisfaction in helping many of them reduce cholesterol levels, lose weight, and manage their diabetes. If they returned for their follow up visit, I knew they were … Continue reading

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Healthy Weight Control = Eat, Be Happy with Small Changes

I don’t really like to present things in a negative light, but sometimes there are habits or perspectives that you should shift. Life can be complicated, and it’s easy to make a lot for why “now’s not a good time” to … Continue reading

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The Gluten Lie: Admitting Uncertainty is Hard

I’ve been writing about fad diets for years. Being “fad-free” has built the framework of my brand. While I’m the first to say that nutrition science has provided as many questions as answers, I’m more certain that promising “cures” or … Continue reading

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My New Book Can Help You Be Your Healthiest

AD: My newest book, DASH Diet For Dummies® will hit shelves in the next couple of weeks. The DASH Diet is a lifestyle and meal plan that is proven to reduce blood pressure, and can also be effective for weight loss … Continue reading

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