“Should I make a New Year’s Resolution or not?” That common phrase we hear at the beginning of the year that most of us dread. Change is uncomfortable so we procrastinate and ultimately end up in a cycle of ambivalence – wanting and not wanting incompatible things at the same time. So, WHAT does one […]
What’s New in Research?
News from the American Diabetes Association 77th Sessions: The Link between Diabetes, Heart and Liver disease, Alzheimer’s and Cancer
Going to a conference with 17,000 people is not exactly my cup of tea but conferences are imperative to staying up to date with research so down to San Diego I went. I won’t bore you with all the research technicalities but rather give you the bottom line which is more interesting that you may […]
You’re heard it your whole life…or at least most of your life…eat your fruits and veggies. But was that always the case? Were we always told to eat BOTH fruit and veggies? You want that afternoon pick me up and spot the bowl of grapes on the counter. You take a few handfuls and realize […]
How many times have you ordered a salad without olive oil or dressed your greens WITH fat-free dressing thinking you were making the healthier choice? Do you opt for that low-fat yogurt instead of the full-fat version? For many years dietary fat has been considered the villain of all food groups. Just muttering the word […]
Whether at the office or out in the world, people always seem to have questions regarding food and nutrition. The food landscape has become hard to navigate similar to our political environment. Here are a few questions that have come up recently. I want to lose ten pounds, so should I decrease my protein intake […]