Video: Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Cindy Kleckner talks about the benefits of beans!
I’ve long been a fan of beans. Not much of a meat eater so it’s a great way for me to get my protein. I had… Continue reading
By Ashley Harvill, Dietetic Student
It’s that time—warm air, backyard barbecues and getting the swimming pool ready. It’s difficult to avoid the taunting images on magazine covers and department store commercials. This year, instead of hiding in cover-ups or avoiding… Continue reading
Some key ingredients to always have on hand make it easy for me to throw something together when needed in a pinch. Like this weekend when I remembered at the last minute I was to bring something to the neighborhood… Continue reading
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If you don’t love it, don’t eat it!
Have you ever taken a bite of food that wasn’t all that great but you went ahead and ate it anyway? I have been guilty of that and perhaps… Continue reading
Big day tomorrow – Super Bowl Sunday! Regardless of who’s playing I love to hang out with my friends and enjoy their company and of course some good food. I might DVR it at home so I can… Continue reading
Why am I not surprised that the leading makers of the adjustable gastric band (AGB) for weight loss surgery are pushing for more coverage? Didn’t they appeal to the FDA to lower the qualifying BMI (body mass index)? Do… Continue reading
Big news in the media last week – at least in the world of nutrition and healthcare – Paula Deen made public that she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes three years ago. Numerous people have blogged… Continue reading
Cindy Kleckner, MS, RD, LD – co-author of Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies – and I sat for a chat about her book, high blood pressure and sodium. (Scroll to the end if you prefer to see the interview on YouTube.)… Continue reading
Just about a month ago a book arrived in my mailbox—Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies. I was so excited and couldn’t believe it was published already! It seemed only months ago that a colleague Rosanne… Continue reading
It’s a southern tradition to have black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day for luck and prosperity. Whether or not it works, I’m all for it because black-eyed peas are extremely nutritious! They’re an excellent source of fiber,… Continue reading