I’ve been reading quite a bit recently since my foray into the food as medicine world, and one of themes that keeps hitting home to me is how we are all biochemically unique. Yet when many of us set out to clean up our eating, we often try to follow guidelines that may not work for us. Take low carbohydrate […] Read more »
The day before Thanksgiving, I received an email that gleefully encouraged me to stuff myself the next day, as that was the American way. It gave me pause, wondering how we came to this point. Surely the Pilgrims didn’t approach their day of giving thanks with the idea that they’d walk away from the table so full they were miserable.
You’d think after a month of not writing posts, I’d be bursting at the seams with things to say. But I’m not. Maybe it’s just a matter of getting going again. But it also may be that my mind is forward focused, and I’m just not too sure what to say about things at the moment. It has been a […] Read more »
It Happened This Week: FRESH, the movie, Type 2 Diabetes and Health at Every Size & Lemon Coconut Bars
Did Food, Inc. leave you depressed? Then check out FRESH, the movie (trailer above) to see what folks around the US are doing to change the picture. Dietitians are doing their part to change the picture, too. Under the clever title “Low Carbon is the New Low Carb,” Nutrition Unplugged reviews two new cookbooks written by registered dietitians for cooking […] Read more »
Today’s recipe is courtesy of our good friend and colleague Alta Engstrom, RD, whose website First Kitchen is just the place for those who want to learn their way around a healthy kitchen. This recipe gives a look at how easy it can be to make a great-tasting good-for-you meal in minutes. It qualifies as healthy eating for healthy weights, […] Read more »