The Myth of Moderation: Do All Foods Really Fit?

This post was originally published on this siteJeff Novick, MS, RDN: You know what they say when it comes to what to eat, “everything in moderation.” Whether it is chocolate, wine, red meat, dessert, etc., nothing is bad in and of itself as long as we just don’t consume too much of it. But how […]

Giving Thanks

This post was originally published on this siteThanksgiving is often thought of as time of feasting and indulgence and, for many, it means a time of overindulgence. As food is central to many of our celebrations and our health, I want to share some personal thoughts on Thanksgiving.

How to Successfully Count Calories!

This post was originally published on this siteWith >67% of American adults overweight and >33% of them considered obese, calories are an issue because many of us struggle to maintain and/or lose weight. While we always hear about special diets, pills, supplements, etc. that will help us somehow escape the first law of thermodynamics, the […]

Do You Know How Many Calories Are in The Food You Eat?

This post was originally published on this siteThe most healthful foods are those that come straight out of the garden, are consumed in their natural forms and/or are prepared as simply as possible. These foods – fresh fruits, vegetables, starchy vegetables, intact whole grains and legumes – should be the main focus of any healthful […]

Meal Replacements – The Bigger Picture

This post was originally published on this siteBy planning ahead and using a few healthful convenience foods, we can make simple meals that are not only quick and easy but also good and good for us.

The Perception Problem with Protein

This post was originally published on this siteProtein is one of the most misunderstood nutrients in our diets today. While it receives an incredible amount of attention, there is little justification for this level of attention and concern. Yet protein, specifically animal protein (meat, chicken and/or fish), remains the main center of the plate at […]

The 10 Most Healthful Packaged Foods

This post was originally published on this siteThe most healthful foods are those that come straight out of the garden, are consumed in their natural forms and/or are prepared as simply as possible. These foods – fresh fruits, vegetables, starchy vegetables, intact whole grains and legumes – should be the main focus of any healthful […]