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Food Thoughts

Monday 22 August 2011 . (0)

Should you try a new DIET?

Diet trends change with the wind and our entire population blows with them.  When did we start trusting the “news” and “studies” more than our own instincts?  As a nutritionist I am asked to debunk food and diet myths all the time and am respectful that each person’s belief ...

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Vitamin D “news”?

Tuesday 16 August 2011 . (1)

Oh, boy. Here it comes, I can feel it! “There’s a new study out saying that Vitamin D causes skin cancer, can you comment?” I am really bad at not rolling my eyes and clucking my tongue.  So if you still want me to comment, I will but it’s going to happen (maybe even with. Continue Reading…

Simple Ways to Reduce Sodium

Monday 8 August 2011 . (0)

Many cultures consume more sodium than the typical North American but they don’t seem to have the same effect.  It could be because they are not consuming salt from package and processed foods (we get 88% of our salt this way).  They are using it in dishes that contain far more vegetables which contain the. Continue Reading…

How Many Calories Should You Eat?

Friday 5 August 2011 . (1)

I am asked all the time “how many calories should I be consuming” and I hate it because it is the one topic that is impossible to simplify.  It is a deceptively easy answer that is so very, very hard to comply with: Eat as many calories as you need to maintain the weight that. Continue Reading…

Good Fats vs Bad Fats

Monday 1 August 2011 . (1)

Almost everything has a little bit of fat in it with the possible exception of fruits and vegetables.  The other fats fall in to two clear cut categories, good and bad, right? But it isn’t really that simple, nothing ever is. We need fat in our diets to make our hormones, insulate our bodies and. Continue Reading…

A Cook’s Substitute

Saturday 30 July 2011 . (0)

People tell me “I don’t cook” all the time. I can’t imagine how one exists without cooking but there you have it, it’s common. Granted, I grew up cooking with my mom, had a chef as an uncle, trained to cook in college and can draw from this information at will. It is fear that. Continue Reading…

Cheese is a Condiment, not a Meal!

Monday 25 July 2011 . (1)

One of the Ace Your Health challenges is to begin to see cheese as a condiment, not a protein and certainly not a meal. Here is why: Fat. Many cheeses are so high in saturated fat that they make steak look like diet food. The body needs very little saturated fat and it may be. Continue Reading…

Nervous Stomach Explained

Monday 25 July 2011 . (0)

Ever had that “gut reaction”?  “butterflies”? “nervous stomach”? Relatively recent study proves that the feeling is very real and can affect your entire life.  There is a distinct connection between what goes on in the stomach and how you “feel” in the head.  Dr. Michael Gershon’s book The Second Brain, published in 1998 set up. Continue Reading…

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