Fancy Junk: Tricking You into Healthier

I really don’t enjoy grocery shopping anymore. In part, it’s the routine of it, but also the frustration of finding items I need while being overwhelmed by seeing so many choices in the grocery isles. Some of the extra choices … Continue reading

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Super-sized or Super-mindless?

I’ve been a dietitian for a long time. I’ve seen sick patients, well patients, patients with diabetes, heart disease, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, kidney disease, obese patients, and patients with eating disorders. Genetics and physiology play a role in … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Healthy Eating – For Your Body and Mind

You probably read a lot about what’s healthy to eat, or what’s not. But I contend that eating habits and behaviors associated with food (healthy food or junk food) are more important than hyper-focusing on exactly which healthy foods to … Continue reading

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Shop Smart: The Lure of Junk Food

I just read “The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food” by Michael Moss in the NY Times recently. It certainly was a thought-provoking read (and fairly long, so allow yourself some time). It addresses not only the profit-seeking aspect of junk … Continue reading

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The Maze of Natural Snacks

“All natural”. What does that mean to you? For a few years now, food manufacturers like to use the word “natural” on product labels since consumers seem to gravitate toward it. Defining what’s natural is important, as is understanding that … Continue reading

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