Nutrition

Tuesday,May 03,2011

Deborah Kotz of the Boston Globe has challenged her readers to eat less sugar.  She offers great suggestions such as to "cut out sweets" and "opt for plain coffee instead of something frothy".  Use the EarthDiet recipes to help you get started in your no (or low) sugar eating. 

Wednesday,Apr 27,2011

The next thing you know you're in a fast food joint, packing away the burgers while thinking - 'I'll watch my diet from tomorrow'. But it only takes a few minutes for incredible guilt to set in. Sounds familiar? That f...

Friday,Apr 15,2011

Empty calories, bigger portions, and fats and sugars can also creep into your diet when you're not paying attention. Even if you're eating healthy foods, there are some bad habits which may lead to ingesting more calories than you should. 



We asked Harvard Medical Sc...

Thursday,Apr 07,2011

Do you include a good source of protein in most of your breakfasts?  If you feel like you're hungry much of the time even when eating well-balanced meals, try it as an experiment.

This isn't a new idea to many of us.  But I see enough bloggers either just discovering this, or sti...

Wednesday,Mar 30,2011

All calories are not created equal. Some require more energy to digest, giving you "a bigger bang for your buck," says dietician Leslie Bonci, director of sports nutrition at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and an author of the upcoming book "The Active Calorie Diet."...

Wednesday,Mar 30,2011

The way you prepare your food can be just as important as what food you eat. Is there any point in eating broccoli, for example, if you cook the life out of its natural carcinogen killers? On the other hand, some foods, such as tomatoes, may offer more benefits when they're cooked.

For...

Tuesday,Mar 29,2011

Nobody can be shamed or scared into eating better – over 50 years of research shows it just doesn’t work. Wait, what’s the definition of insanity again? Oh right — doing the...

Monday,Mar 28,2011

Did you know…

…that cycling is almost comically efficient? You’re getting around 3 times as fast as walking but burning the same amount of energy. You’re like a car that does ...

Wednesday,Mar 23,2011

 I answered a similar question not too long ago from a woman who could not get to the store often due to physical limitations, but I feel that this is so important, particularly with so many nutrition professionals encouraging us to eat fresh fruits, vegetables and meats from the local farme...

Friday,Mar 18,2011

If you're trying to lose weight, close your eyes for a minute and imagine the moments that make you fat.

Think through your day, and you'll see them, as big and obvious as a hot fudge sundae sitting right in front of you. You've been good all day, and wham, your friends suggest...

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