Latest Expert Articles

  • 2016 Resolution: Fact Check Your Source, Leave out the Politics
    When I starting writing this blog four years ago my goal was to shed some light on the many misconceived views about food and nutrition. The new media has delivered. There continue to be so many conflicting messages, in some cases completely false, that get repeated by journalists and consumers until people believe they are true. This may at times be intentional and at other times simply be the byproduct of soundbite news. A very small piece of the ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Ring in the New Year with my Favorite Healthy Appetizers
    I can’t believe in less than 48 hours it will be 2016! Where did the year go?! The holidays seemed to fly by. My poor little guy came down with a bad bug and was sick all through Christmas and his birthday, but seems to be slowly recovering. Hopefully 2016 will start us off on the right food for a happy & healthy New Year!   One of my favorite things to do on New ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Plant-based Meal Plans May Help Diabetic Neuropathy – See more at: file:///P:/Dropbox/d-is-for-diabetes/sp/sp-0407.htm#sthash.OtQXW586.dpuf
    A recent presentation at the AADE meeting suggests that a combination of a plant-based diet plus vitamin B12 may help a common form of painful diabetic neuropathy ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Why do we turn to food?
    Recently I asked you to share your two biggest challenges when it comes to managing your eating. We got hundreds of responses on our Am I Hungry? blog, our public Am I Hungry? Facebook page, and by email. Thank you! As I read every one of the struggles you shared, I felt such incredible compassion for each of you because I’ve been there too. And even though we are each in different places along this journey, I ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015
  • Can I skip making a resolution this year?
    Why do I make New Years resolutions? I never achieve them and this time of year instead of being excited, I’m actual frustrated and mad at myself. Ashley is it OK to not make a resolution? Samantha Yes! Samantha, Yes! Yes! Yes! OK you get my drift. The only thing resolutions are doing for you is creating stress and making you into a punching bag against which you deftly pound this time of year. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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