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Low fat? High fiber? Increased variety? Each is an important nutrition message. If you had to choose just one, what would it be? Here are answers from our professional readers. Plant Based Diet One theme does include all of these. The 5 A Day Campaign, The Dietary Guidelines for...
 
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Throughout my daily routine of counseling patients and teaching classes, I often get asked, “Should I take antioxidant supplements to reduce my risk of cancer and heart disease?” Why antioxidants? Antioxidants have three team members: minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals. You need all three to neutralize free radicals or oxidants...
 
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Home Meal Replacement (HMR) is a fancy word forpartially or fully prepared meals taken home for consumption; it was coined by Boston Market. Another buzzword for HMR is MealSolutions™, trademarked by the Food Marketing Institute for grocery stores. Jacqueline Marcus, MS, RD, LD, CNS, FADA, Private Consultant, Northfield, IL, has these tips for value and ... Grocery Store Take Out Meals: 8 Do?s & Don?ts
 
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Ornish Update: Intense Program Has Immediate Results and a Few Surprise Barriers. By Hollis Bass, RD When Dean Ornish, MD, published results of the Life-style Heart Trial in the early 90’s, dietitians were impressed but skeptical. Impressed by results showing a reversal of heart disease in subjects who maintained...
 
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Is Less Fat Really Better? Dr. Ronald Krauss, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California, head of the nutrition committee for the American Heart Association, has stated that lowfat diets may be good for some but bad for others. He states that his data shows that one...