Self Monitoring Proven to Help Once Again

This month in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, an article was written about the importance of self-monitoring in weight loss.  Researchers reviewed the findings from 22 studies that looked at how self-monitoring effected weight loss outcomes.  They found that there was a “consistent and significant positive relationship between self-monitoring diet, physical activity or […]

Sauces: Which One Should I Choose?

It can be challenging to determine the amount of calories when eating out, especially if dishes have sauces on them.  When a restaurant has nutrition facts available, it is always best to look at them either on-line before going to the restaurant or ask to see the nutrition facts before ordering.  However, this information is […]

A New Cookbook May Help Sneak Veggies into Family-Favorite Dishes

Most adults in America aren’t eating the recommended 5 servings of fruits and vegetables and most kids are eating even less.  Needless to say, fruits and vegetables are truly natures’ “superfoods” that are packed with vitamins and minerals which are essential for overall health and they aid in the growth and development of children. Many […]

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkins aren’t just for making Jack O’lanterns, they also make great additions to recipes whether you are cooking or baking.  Pumpkins, a type winter squash, not only taste great in recipes but they are also packed with nutritional value and low in calories.  In fact, ½ cup of cooked pumpkin meat only has about 25 […]

Helpful Website When Dealing With Food Allergies

There are an estimated 12 million Americans who suffer from Food Allergies and an even greater number of people who have intolerances to certain foods.  The most common culprits are peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, eggs, milk, wheat and soy products.  Since many of these foods are abundant in our food supply, trying to eliminate […]