Noted nutrition expert and author Larrian Gillespie, MD, shares her insight about food, cooking and weight management. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition Cooking is in release across the country and, with it, the widely quoted author is continuing her public dialogue about what and how Americans should … [Read more...] about Eating Well is the Best Revenge
Recently, I have decided to use up the last of the dairy and animal products in my refrigerator and pantry in order to make the switch to a vegan diet. A vegan diet is, essentially, an entirely plant-based diet. While I do have strong political commitments to non-human animal welfare and deep concerns for the environment, … [Read more...] about Does the New ‘MyPlate’ Serve Us Well?
There will always be some new fad diet out… some Mother-of-All-Weight-Loss-Plans… some “secret ingredient” found in some fruit you’ve never heard of before. If you’ve tried one or more of the latest diet plans and the only thing you ended up losing was your “will power,” then the following weight loss tips will work for you … [Read more...] about The Only Weight Loss Tips You’ll Ever Need
The Center for Science in the Public Interest issued a list today of the top ten foods that can make you sick. Surprisingly enough, some of the foods now being called risky are the same foods you need in order to stay healthy. This year, one in four people will get sick from eating contaminated food. Making the top 10 … [Read more...] about Leafy Greens Top the List of the 10 Riskiest Foods
Diets for weight loss have shown to be ineffective and harmful to our health, yet we continue to buy into whatever program we think will help us to "lose those pounds for good!" With a multimillion dollar industry constantly bombarding us with their images of what the perfect smile, the perfect body, the perfect scent - … [Read more...] about Diets Don’t Work