Avoiding Everything White: Myth or True?

When the nurse at my OB’s office found out I’m a dietitian–while she was trying to instruct me on how to eat a low-sodium diet, questions started pouring. Learn how to identify the REAL causes of your gut problems. Download My Free Guide. → One of...

Can Detox Diets Be Done Right?

As my HealthyBuzz theme for August revolves around trends in food, health, and fitness, I’ve been asked to write about detox diets. Right on spot. Detox diets are predicted by Mintel firm to be one of the hottest health trends for 2010. While the term...

The Bottom Line on Artificial Sweeteners

As I have mentioned in my last post, I have asked my fellow dietitian, Angela Lamberson, who specializes in diabetes education about artificial sweeteners. She summed it up very nicely. I hope you find it as informative as I did… It’s a controversial...

Healthy Snacks

Q & A: Can you do a post on what sort of snacks are good for us? I usually get very hungry between meals and reach for nutri-grain which I know is processed and has a lot of sugar. would love to hear some advice from you. –Shayma. The Spice Spoon. Answer:...

Quick Weight Loss–Is It Really Better As the New Study Reports?

This is one of many examples where a study is broken down into pieces, just like Legos, a catchy title gets stapled on top, and people get a message that is far or deviated from the truth. No wonder we are a confused nation when it comes to nutrition. Learn how to...