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March 5th, 2013 - 8:28 am § in Food, Wellness

It’s Nutrition Month!

When I was working on a campaign for a diet company, we tagged March as the month diets die.  February is just disgusting when it comes to weather and  keeping track of what you are putting in your body has just become tedious. So it seems perfect that March is National Nutrition Month. You are [&[...]

April 10th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

Stick to Your Diet Even with the Biggest Distractions

I am trying to watch my weight because there is thing in September where I will be wearing a really pretty white dress. I am an active runner and I really don’t eat poorly (aside from my ridiculous sweet tooth), but in the last few months (let’s go with six) it has been really hard […][...]

March 27th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in obesity

When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession

Everybody knows we should “eat healthy”, but just what that is can be … confusing at best. The thing it shouldn’t be is limiting—in nutrients and your social life. The focus on quality and purity can deteriorate into orthorexia, a term coined in 1996 by physician Steven Bratman to describe[...]

March 20th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

Overweight? Even doctors may be side stepping that topic. I’ve written a lot about Americans not knowing or admitting that they are overweight (see here and here). Now new data shows doctors aren’t even telling them that they are overweight, which isn’t helping the situation.  Getting an hone[...]

March 6th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in obesity

To Pass the Salt or Not…That is the Question

The typical American diet is full of salt. Even if you don’t add salt to your dishes, hidden sodium lurks everywhere—in restaurant meals and packaged foods—can lead to heart disease, diabetes and weight gain. So should you completely cut it out? If you’re a healthy, active woman, you may not[...]

March 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm § in obesity

Color Me Yummy!

March is National Nutrition Month®. The campaign is part of the American Dietetic Association’s effort to educate and focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.  It was started back in the 70s as a week and has exp[...]