I am notoriously skeptical when it comes to superfoods. A lot of it is food hype is based around bad information or pseudoscience. I also dislike the idea that any one food is crucial for good health.
As a dietitian and as someone who regularly scans the internet (the best and WORST way to get information), I am often bombarded with battles over the beautiful and simple soybean. On the one side,
Something’s happened recently that’s turned people’s understanding of food on its head. People come up to me all the time asking about the sweet stuff. No, not pop, pastries or punch.
St. Paddy's Day is only a few days away—and that means it's time to go green! If you're looking for a festive and delicious way to avoid getting pinched, there’s one minty-mixture that could
Let's talk guac: if you grew up in the era of "fat makes you fat", you might still get a little squeamish when you see a bowl of the green stuff. It's true: avocados are loaded with fat. But
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest food fests of the year. With a platter of all the pizza, potato chips and pints of beer you can handle, it’s no surprise that the average football
There's a lot to love about chia seeds; but there's also a lot of hype. And as much as I'd love to swallow it by the spoonful, it's important not to over-promise and under-deliver, like the
After weeks of overindulging on sugar cookies and cocktails, detox diets can sound pretty enticing. Who wouldn’t want to kick-start their metabolism, melt away unwanted pounds, boost energy and
With the holiday season well underway many are already stressing and obsessing over their waistlines. But weight gain over the holidays is not inevitable. Actually, research shows that the
Choosing a weight loss program isn’t that different from shopping—you need to think carefully before you hand over your credit card. Of course you want to find something that fits you