Posts filed under: For Us Foodies

Chocolate & Happiness: The Gut May Have The Link!

Anecdotally, we’ve all heard for years about chocolate’s impact on one’s mood. I even get happy just buying artisan chocolate...

2022 Consumer Survey: We’d Choose Pills Over Lifestyle Changes!

It’s shocking and enlightening, and it’s what the International Food Information Council’s (IFIC) 2022 Food and Health Survey is saying...

New Research: Best Foods For Your Moods

Some interesting factoids in a survey from the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), about people who reported eating lots...

National Nutrition Month: Got FLAVOR Diversity? Go Global!

March should probably be called International Nutrition Month, as this year’s theme is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” It’s all...

A VERY Plant-Based Meal — With Beef!

Some people are surprised to learn that I, as a registered dietitian-nutritionist, eat meat, including beef.  For some reason, they...

Valentine’s Newsflash: Something GOOD About Sugar & Chocolate!

Everyone’s dream: for the healthiest foods to also be the most delicious. Let’s face it, taste often casts the deciding...

News Flash: POTATOES ARE OK AGAIN!

The poor potato has been playing defense for years now.  I speak of “white potatoes”, the poor stepchild of sweet...

“Clean Eating” and “Clean Labels” — What’s The Deal?

“Clean food is healthier.” “Only eat foods with ingredients you can pronounce.” “Only buy foods with clean labels.”  Sound confusing...

Cadmium In Chocolate? Should You Worry?

I read a lot of research journals. The field of nutrition constantly evolves, so keeping abreast of the latest credible...

The Real Juice on Juice In A Diet: Yes Or No?

Every so often, the juicing craze re-emerges. People start juicing all manner of fruits and veggies for smoothies and other...