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  • My Best Weight Loss Secrets
    The Small Guide to Losing Big, is getting some serious press! After 16 seasons as the chef and dietitian for The Biggest Loser, I have finally compiled the best of the best nutrition tips, menus and healthy, yet scrumptious recipes into one small handbook—and just in time for holiday gift giving and New Year’s resolutions! Here’s what personal trainer Jillian Michaels has to say: “The Biggest Loser’s chef and nutritionist has created a no-nonsense handbook ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2015
  • When Did “A Word from Your Sponsor” Become So Uncool?
    I love what I do. I love to write. I love to speak with people about food, diet and lifestyle. I love spreading sound messages about nutrition, health and wellness to the public. I’ve worked in this field since 1986, and I’ve written five books, a textbook chapter, and hundreds of articles about food, nutrition, eating and health. I am not on a diet, but I essentially follow the DASH-Mediterranean Diet because it’s proven, and ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 14, 2015
  • Equipping diabetes professionals with exercise knowledge
    The Canadian Diabetes Association has undertaken an interesting new nationwide initiative for physicians working with individuals with pre-diabetes or diabetes. The post Equipping diabetes professionals with exercise knowledge appeared first on Diabetes Care Community. ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, December 13, 2015
  • Happy Holidays, Everyone!
    Published on Friday, December 11, 2015
  • Apple Latkes
    What’s Hanukkah without latkes?  Latkes (fried potato pancakes) are traditional, topped with applesauce or sour cream. The custom of serving fried foods symbolizes the miracle of Hanukkah, which centered around oil lasting for eight days.  Even though it’s customary to fry foods on this holiday, it’s healthier to bake the latkes–less fat and calories.  I like to add grated apples for a touch of natural sweetness. Apple Latkes Use Organic Ingredients When Available: 2 pounds ... Read More
    Published on Friday, December 11, 2015
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