When it comes to nutrition, we all have passionate, strong opinions. Celebrities sell exclusive diet plans; magazines, TV and radio advertise hot, metabolism boosting tricks; online misinformation tells you that bananas make you fat. Why? Because it sells, because it’s sexy, and
Today we share a story of a man who defied medical logic. Our Opa (technically Nikolas’ Opa) had diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. He showed no significant symptoms of disease until the last 6 months of his 86 year life.
Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shares that how we view our stress response could change the effect stress has on our bodies. Many of us are aware that high stress levels can increase risks of heart disease, cause weight changes, increase muscle
Being in preventative health care, us dietitians are always thinking about how to prevent diabetes, heart diseases, stroke.. and today dementia was on my mind. My husband and I have joked about being 85+ years old together and dealing with
Is there a project you began a few months ago that doesn’t seem to be moving forward? Do you have that feeling where you know should do a certain thing, but you keep putting it off? This summer my form of
Over the last 2 months I’ve been teaching a wonderful course called Craving Change. The course helps us take a close look into our personal relationships with food and why it can be challenging to make healthy choices and changes. When