Just like whole wheat, oats, quinoa, brown rice, and corn, popcorn is a whole grain, the lowest calorie whole grain. Per one cup serving:
- popcorn, air-popped – 30 cal
- popcorn, oil-popped – 55 cal
- corn – 130 calories
- oats… Continue reading
I want to thank my aunt Alice Wylie for the suggestion for this video. She was asking me if she was eating healthier if she was choosing quinoa over brown rice. Well here’s the answer Alice and thanks for your question! Continue reading
Thanksgiving is almost here and for the 1 percent with celiac disease and estimated 6 percent with gluten sensitivity it undoubtedly will be a challenging holiday to maneuver. But quite honestly I’m not worried about them. They take their disease very seriously and don’t mess around. Plus there are numerous resources they most certainly have turned to. (This post is not for them.)
It’s amazing how many people are experts in nutrition. I was at a seminar last Saturday—totally unrelated to nutrition. (WordPress if you must know—I guess I’m a nerd at heart. Yep, spent a beautiful day geeking out indoors.)
Since I like to be a walking billboard wearing my Neily on Nutrition t-shirt I struck up a conversation with a woman visiting from California. As many people are prone to do, she shared a story of a friend.
The stories usually always start a certain way. I love them. Her friend read a book. Ah yes. And now they’re an authority on the diet du jour. Continue reading
I love educating people and increasing nutrition awareness with label reading, ingredient lists, etc. The main theme of my message at a Southwest Airlines health fair was—just because it’s organic or gluten-free or comes from a health food store does not guarantee healthfulness.
Here are a few examples focusing on organic and gluten-free.
Diet myth #5 – Gluten-free diet for weight loss?
Shelley Rael, registered dietitian nutritionist from Albuquerque, New Mexico and I had a chance to talk about many diet myths. This… 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