New Dietary Guidelines Released – Financial Power of Agribusiness Wins Again

New Dietary Guidelines Released – Financial Power of Agribusiness Wins Again

Hello again my friends! As I write to you I am still awaiting the arrival of my new Chromebook. My current one is on the fritz - the keyboard has stopped working, and it spazzed out and deleted half of the photos from my SD card. Which means that post I had planned to share [...]

More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens

More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens

When I took a poll on Facebook of what people want help with the most, weight loss was the winner by a landslide. Right around that same time my children came home from their dad's, where they spend their summers, 35 pounds overweight each. They normally gain anywhere from 10-20 pounds over the summer, but [...]

What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered

What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is celebrating National Nutrition Month throughout the month of March. This is a great opportunity to share information about a plant-based diet for those who are new to a plant-based life, those considering going plant-based, or those who are simply curious about what plant-based is. What is a plant-based diet? [...]

Friend or Foe? Here’s the Truth About Carbs

Friend or Foe? Here’s the Truth About Carbs

Since the popularity of low-carb diets has taken the country by storm, carbohydrates have been getting an undue bad rap. From the Atkins Diet of yester-year, to the more popular Keto of today, people across the nation have been convinced that carbohydrates are the true evil of the American diet, causing them to get fat [...]