‘Nutrition & Eating’

Study: Dieting Increases Your Risk of Becoming Obese

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Using national survey data of almost 9,000 people, researchers found that the odds for becoming obese*¹ increased according to the number of times you diet. Diet once and the odds almost double. Diet twice and they go up almost three times. Always on a diet? The odds of becoming obese are more than triple that of someone who has never […] Read more »

Study- Dieting Increases Your Risk of Becoming Obese

What Am I Going to Do with All Those Leftovers?

By Dana Notte, MS, RD, CD

Tis the season for holiday celebrations, reconnecting with old friends and family, and of course, eating! With the abundance of food that will grace our tables over the next month also comes an abundance of leftovers, and for many, panic over what to do with all of the food that remains in our refrigerator once our friends and family leave. […] Read more »


Mindful Cooking: Thanksgiving Recipes to Bring Families Together

By Patrick Gobeille

Food is one of the many things that can bring people together, however it can also be a big stress-inducer, especially if you’re the chef. There is always a lot of unnecessary noise in my head when I’m cooking for family – that article about the perfect turkey, Grandma’s secret stuffing ingredient to prevent dryness, even the latest side dish […] Read more »


Mindful Eating Meditation: Feeling Gratitude For Your Food

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Thanksgiving in the US used to be a time of joy for many people. Families reuniting to revel in good times with good food. That’s good in the sense of pleasing, which often included dishes reminiscent of times past that spurred good memories of enjoyable food eaten in an enjoyable way with enjoyable people. “Good Food”, “Bad Food”, & the […] Read more »


My Strategy to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

By Beth Turchi

You know what’s creepy, scary, and frightening about Halloween? Of course you do, it’s all that bite-size candy. Here’s my issue with the bite size stuff – I can easily make a good decision about ripping open a Big Block: Nope, that’s just too much chocolate for me; I’ll wolf down the whole thing and then feel like crap. It […] Read more »