Food and Health, Prevention

Here's a quiz that you can use to show your clients how important it is to research calorie and nutrition information before they choose a meal in a restaurant. Some of the answers may surprise you!
 
Food and Health

While more research is needed to clarify the relative risk of various components of a typical modern Western diet for promoting excessive calorie intake, insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, and NAFLD it is likely that replacing refined sugars high in fructose with whole grains and starchy vegetables and cutting back on foods high in saturated fat and trans fat and refined grains is likely to improve insulin sensitivity and curtail the accumulation of fat in the abdominal area and also in the liver.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Many people with type 2 diabetes want to know if they can still have a beer with friends or a glass of wine with dinner. Hollis Bass, MEd, RD, has the answers. Take a look!
 
Cooking

Eating healthfully when dining out is an age-old topic that comes up again and again in health and wellness courses. Here are some of the top suggestions for dining out healthfully, as delivered by my latest weight management class. Don't go! Always eat something, either before you go or...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
Cooking

No time to make breakfast? It’s actually possible to dine out healthfully -- if you know what foods to choose. Here are some breakfast ideas that are lower in saturated fat and calories. Simply mix & match for a quick treat on the go! McDonald’s: Egg McMuffin (300 calories) Snack Size Fruit & Walnuts (210 ... Breakfast on the Go