In the world of nutrition it isn’t uncommon to be sent down the wrong path when it comes to food choices. “You can’t eat ice cream it has too much fat and sugar.” “You can’t eat red meat its bad for your heart.” “You can’t have dessert every night if you want to lose weight.” You can’t. You can’t. You can’t. I have been immersed in the world of nutrition for a relatively short period of time. Only about 6 years. However, the Registered Dietitians I work with, whose total time in the field accumulate to well over 250 years always say something similar to the following: “unless you have a medical condition that prevents you from eating a certain food, there are no bad foods, only better choices.”
These flavor-filled, sweet little gems are packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Find out how cherries can curb your sweet cravings or heal your muscles after a tough workout!
The average American doesn’t eat nearly enough vegetables. Meals with vegetables can be hearty, creamy, cheesy or even sweet. Read the newest post to find out how to veil your veggies!
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 eat approximately 40 pounds of sugar every year. All those extra calories are harming our kids! Here are some alternatives to the holiday sugar traditions.
The 2016 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published! Here are the key points and fast facts that you need to know to choose the healthiest diet possible based off of the most recent research in nutrition.
If you are a carnivore and do not want to put the fork down, you may be interested in learning how to select healthier and leaner cuts of beef to improve your health.
I love BACON! In fact, I am most attracted to any menu option that includes bacon. As a dietitian, I feel I try to limit my intake of fatty meats for myself and my family. Recent news from WHO (World Health Organization) listed processed meat as a “Class 1” carcinogen, and has caused me to reevaluate my habits.
Not only do our food choices matter, but how we cook matters, too. Did you know that cooking with high heat produces compounds called AGEs? Read more about cooking methods and how to reduce your AGE intake.