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“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...

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...

Diet Or Exercise: What Matters More For Weight Loss?

“Exercise doesn’t matter. You just have to eat less”  “Diet doesn’t matter much, as long as you exercise.” A new...

Resolutions? OUT! Habits Are The New Black

New Year’s resolutions?  Ho-hum.  According to a new study, most New Year’s resolutions, at least those related to eating and...

Know MSG & You’ll Never “No MSG”!

NOTE: I’ve partnered with The Glutamate Association for many years, but this post is strictly my own – all based...

Comfort Food Alert! 3 Top Nutritionists Share Theirs (No Kale Here!)

If there were EVER a time when we want comfort food, it’s now.  Sure, we want nutrition, but “in these...

Post-Halloween! Where to Cut Back on Sugar – And Where NOT To!

Every diet, whether faddish or sensible, recommends cutting back on sugar.  Even if your weight is fine, sugar reduction is...

A REALLY Plant-Based Meal — With Beef!

When people tell me “I don’t eat meat, I’m plant-based,” the implication is that plant-based diets can’t include meat, poultry,...

More Than Ever, We Need “Polypills” & “Activity Snacks”

Even “BC” (before COVID), much of the world was pretty sedentary, and our new “pandemic lifestyles” haven’t helped. Now a...

Obese? Canadian Docs Say It’s About Health, Not The Scale

I’ve worked with so many overweight and obese adults and children whose weight was seriously impacting their health: diabetes, hypertension,...