Recipe: Pumpkin Ginger Bread

I would like to share a great recipe for a bread that is perfect for the fall/winter seasons…Pumpkin Ginger Bread.  I love cooking with pumpkin because not only does it taste great, but it is tremendously healthy.  It is a good source of fiber, and it’s loaded with antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, […]

Are Your Food Choices Influencing Your Child’s Health?

Many parents are very concerned with their children’s eating habits.  They often want to know how to get their children to eat more “healthy foods” and/or how to limit their intake of “junk foods”.  They get concerned about whether their kids are eating enough to meet their nutrient needs and/or if their kids are eating […]

Protein: Updates on Recommended Levels and Timing of Intakes

In the latest issue of my Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Newsletter, I read in interesting article with some updates to the current protein recommendations. To start, it is important to understand that one of the main functions of protein in the body is to build and maintain muscle mass.  Without adequate protein each day, […]