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Mindful Eating in a Diet Obsessed World

Dr. Michelle May suggests ways to stay focused on mindful eating with deep breathing, self-compassion, and staying in the present moment: Mindful Eating in a Diet Obsessed Culture

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Truths about Health Trends in 2017

Many health trends are not supported by scientific evidence and long-term, large population studies.  Here, health experts report about some nutrition and health trends not worth keeping in 2017: Truths about Health Trends in 2017

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Alcohol and Weight Gain

An occasional drink during the week or when celebrating the New Year can have a negligible effect on your weight.  However, drinking daily or binge drinking can contribute to unwanted weight gain and poor sleep: Alcohol and Weight Gain.  Look at how many calories you drink with the NIH alcohol calorie counter and see how you can reduce your intake to help with…

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How to Get Adequate Protein in the Vegan Diet*

Simply Vegan shows how easy it can be to get adequate protein on a vegan diet.  Here are some sample vegan menus and the protein content of selected vegan proteins: Protein in the Vegan Diet *See your Registered Dietitian to personalize your vegan diet and to ensure you are getting    adequate protein and calories.  

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How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

Experts offer six tips for losing weight while building muscle:  How to Lose Weight while Building Muscle 

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Health Benefits of Holiday Herbs and Spices

Research supports that some Holiday herbs and spices have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  So, “add spice to your life”, enjoy your favorite Holiday recipes, and reap the possible health benefits:  Health Benefits of Holiday Herbs and Spices

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Best Foods to Eat when You’re Sick

The flu and cold season is upon us.  Contrary to popular belief, “Feed a cold, starve a fever,” it is important to stay hydrated and nourished.  In addition to getting plenty of rest, here are some healthy foods to help speed up your recovery:  What to Eat when You’re Sick

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How to Truss and Roast a Turkey

Cookinglight.com shows how to perfectly truss and roast a turkey in just three steps: 1. Lift and Tuck, 2. Tie Legs Together, 3. Baste: How to truss and roast a turkey

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Eating Disorders at Midlife and Beyond

Here Dr. Margo Maine discusses how the pressures of women can promote the onset of eating disorders and how we can prevent it: eating disorders in midlife and beyond

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Registered Dietitian’s 5 Eating Rules to a Healthy Diet

Registered Dietitian, Abby Langer, shares 5 eating rules to a healthy diet that allows for indulgences in moderation without all the guilt:   5 Eating Rules for a Healthy Diet  

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