I became interested in food and nutrition when I was a teenager with health issues. I met with a Registered Dietitian who assisted me in ensuring what I ate was wholesome, nutritious and enjoyable. Through this experience I discovered not… Continue reading
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
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
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
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