Nutritionally Speaking

Nutritionally Speaking Podcast

Fad Diets Debunked

Fad Diets Debunked

Are we addicted to dieting? The history of fad diets goes back hundreds of years and is full of crazy methods to lose weight quickly (though not healthfully).  I am going to expose fad diets for what they really are,…

Is Gluten-Free For You?

Is Gluten-Free For You?

I’m sure you have heard of the Gluten-Free Diet or maybe you’ve considered trying it (or maybe you’re on it as we speak). It has become all the rage, with gluten-free products popping up in mainstream grocery stores, even Target!…

From Pyramid to Plate

From Pyramid to Plate

The Food Pyramid has an interesting history, with its roots going back to 1917 with the first USDA food guide. [divider] “How to Select Foods” was written by a nutritionist and was based on 5 groups: milk and meat cereals…

Eat Right with Color

Eat Right with Color

Since 1980, National Nutrition Month has been an important time of the year to promote nutrition education and healthy eating habits.  This year’s theme is “Eat Right with Color” and this episode will delve into the benefits of each of…

The Dietary Guidelines and You

The Dietary Guidelines and You

Have you read the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010? If not, that’s why I’m here! These are very important goals and recommendations for the way we eat, but the practical application is not always clear. Once again, I’m here…

Mindful Eating for the New Year

Mindful Eating for the New Year

Forget the fad diets and restrictive weight loss regimens!  This year, approach your health in a new, better way–mindfully.  Mindful eating will help you to savor your food and enjoy it more so you will eat what and how much…

NEWSTART Part 2

NEWSTART Part 2

To start off the new year on the right foot and get a head start on your goals for better health and wellbeing, listen to this episode! We’ll be discussing the second half of the NEWSTART principles: Temperance, Air, Rest,…

NEWSTART Part 1

NEWSTART Part 1

NEWSTART is a fabulous program that works to reverse chronic diseases, but it is also a great guide to healthy living for everyone.  This episode will cover the first 4 principles: Nutrition, Exercise, Water, and Sunlight.  Interested in better overall…

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating

Are you tired of trying diet after diet with no lasting success? Do you dislike or even hate your body?  Would you like a healthy way of relating to food and eating?  Then, you won’t want to miss this episode!…

Coffee: A Healthy Addiction?

Coffee: A Healthy Addiction?

With more research being published on the health benefits of coffee, many believe that their addiction is justified.  After all, with each sip their risk of disease fades away, right?  Let’s look at the benefits (and risks) of coffee and…