Understanding Beef Labeling

Meat definitions can be tricky to understand. Many people are confused about which cuts of beef are the most healthful or which to use in their recipes. The following information will help you and your patients choose your meat with confidence. 

Protein Truffles

Type “protein truffles” into your search engine, and images of deep, dark, legit-looking truffles will pop up in abundance, along with tons of blogs and chatter about these sweet and new uses for your protein powder. Essentially the ingredients are protein powder, cocoa...

Is There Any Evidence Behind the Ketogenic Diet?

The very high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic, or keto diet as it is commonly referred to, has been in existence for decades, and it appears to be making another come-back as a popular weight loss method, a way to improve mental clarity, and even a way to improve energy...

How to Enjoy Trail Mix on a Calorie-Restricted Diet

Trail mix can be a great on-the-go snack, even when you are not on the trail. It can, however, pack more of a calorie punch than you may want if you are having a sedentary day and enjoying a snack at your desk. To ensure that your trail mix is not providing more calories...

Ice Cream: How to Order Wisely

If you are craving ice cream, but want to cool off without a lot of added calories, the following choices will help you to place your order. Baskin Robbins Worst choices:

Are We Ready to Eat Bugs?

Did you know there are more than 1,900 edible insect species on the earth? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a report in 2013 reminding us of that fact. Two billion people worldwide eat a wide variety of insects on a regular basis already...

Fish Mislabeling: Do You Know What You Are Eating?

Americans spent $80.2 billion on seafood in 2010. In fact, the United States (US) is the second largest seafood consuming country in the world, second only to China.