Feast for the Eyes

3 May 2015

Beautiful spring weather calls for beautiful meals under the canopy of nature. They say we eat with our eyes, but looks like we should be eating for our eyes too. Nutrition researchers are gazing into our orbs to illuminate the link between nutrition and eye health. Important diet discoveries go beyond eating carrots to see … Continue reading Feast for the Eyes

Menu Labeling: It’s Complicated

16 April 2015

 The countdown to provide calorie counts and other nutrition information for menu items is in full swing for more than 250,000 restaurant locations nationwide. Faced with a December deadline set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) restaurant chains with more than 20 outlets are busily crunching the numbers to provide nutrition facts on … Continue reading Menu Labeling: It’s Complicated

Super Foods with Super Promises

23 March 2015

Drink lemon water to detox your liver, battle depression and dissolve gallstones! Consume coconut oil for shiny hair, clear complexion and a healthy heart!   Sip green tea to lose weight and boost your immune system! You may have heard these so-called ‘super food’ claims. Yes, what we eat and drink certainly can help ‘cure … Continue reading Super Foods with Super Promises

National Registered Dietitian Day

11 March 2015

Could it be anymore exciting? It’s National Registered Dietitian Day. Eat right and take a bite of something indulgent. That’s what we RD’s do everyday.  I’ll have what she’s having! SO what’s registered dietitian day all about? Here’s some ‘food for thought’ from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “It’s no secret that the nutritional health of … Continue reading National Registered Dietitian Day