Joy Dubost

Healthy Grilling

It’s that time of year and if you are like me you love breaking out the grill for another season of all things BBQ. However we all must take caution as there are cancer causing compounds called heterocyclic amines and… Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting – Hype or Worth Talking About?

Intermittent fasting has received some attention lately with regards to weight loss. This type of approach restricts eating food and caloric containing beverages for an extended period of time, typically for at least 16 hours. There are animal studies and… Continue reading

Fruits & Vegetables – Do benefits outweigh any risks?

Consumption of fruits and vegetables by Americans is not quite two cups per day, which, depending upon caloric needs falls short of the recommended four to five cups per day. A recent scientific review published in the European Journal of… Continue reading

“A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing: How the Author Exploited the Food Giants”

Michael Moss, in his book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, attempts to build a case that the food industry scientifically and strategically manipulates various ingredients in food and beverages to drive overconsumption, which in turn… Continue reading

Get Hooked on Seafood

Seafood, particularly “fatty fish”  is an excellent source of high quality protein, low in calories and provide other essential nutrients, such as healthy fats, vitamin D, vitamin B12, selenium and iodine. According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the… Continue reading

A Cup of Joe or Should You Say No?

Are you like me and like to have your coffee in-hand every morning and/or afternoon? Below are a few thoughts based on the latest scientific evidence available on coffee consumption.

It was once thought that coffee consumption was not good… Continue reading

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