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Here is a quick and fun assessment quiz to see if you are following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Answer these questions then tally up your score at the end. 1. The grains you eat every day include brown rice, whole wheat bread, oatmeal and whole grain cereal, not...
 
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In his recent book, The Last Well Person, Dr. Hadler does a nice job of explaining why drugs and surgery offer little or no benefit for the treatment and prevention of diseases that result largely from unhealthy diets and lifestyles, aging and low socio-economic class. He makes it clear...
 
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The handout Calorie Density: Choose to Lose presents an excellent opportunity to teach the concept of calorie density to individuals. A great visual would be to show 2 clear plastic bowls for a meal comparison between salad and a burger and fries. Fill one bowl with a tossed salad (you can serve this to the ... Presentation Ideas: Calorie Density
 
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If we had to sum up 2005 in one short sentence, it would be to say short cuts are out and a low-fat, high-fiber diet is in. 2005 saw the Atkin’s diet fall out of popularity, along with studies that show supplements do not offer real benefits. The 2005...
 
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Most people eat until they feel satisfied or full, and this is why portion control alone will not work for weight loss. To lose weight without chronic hunger, you need to choose the right foods, which are those low in calorie density. What is “calorie density”? Calorie density is...