The Little Book of Thin – Dieting in the Real World

The Little Book of Thin – Dieting in the Real World

Every day is a good day to improve one’s health. For many of us, that means losing weight. The average dieter makes 4 attempts to lose weight each year, but usually fails. Weight loss is so hard! Some people find … Continue reading

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Be Realistic, Give Your Kids Cheetos

Be Realistic, Give Your Kids Cheetos

This is a guest blog post by Lauren Slayton MS, RD In early May, I read a post on this blog from a fellow nutrition colleague entitled “My Kid Likes Junk Food and That’s OK” that may have had good intensions … Continue reading

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A Diet Soda a Day if the ADA has Their Way

A Diet Soda a Day if the ADA has Their Way

This is a guest blog post by Lauren Slayton MS, RD Did you know the average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar a day? At 16 calories per teaspoon, that is adding 352 calories a day. Over a week, that … Continue reading

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Moderation Schmoderation

Moderation Schmoderation

This is a guest blog post by Lauren Slayton MS, RD, a Manhattan based dietitian specializing in weight management and sports nutrition. This post has been published on her blog as well. Follow Lauren’s tweets @FoodTrainers. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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It’s 2010. Is the ADA Connecting with Dietitians? The Public?

It’s 2010. Is the ADA Connecting with Dietitians? The Public?

This is a guest blog post by Lauren Slayton MS, RD, a Manhattan based dietitian specializing in weight management and sports nutrition. Follow her tweets @FoodTrainers. Are you there ADA? It’s me, Lauren Slayton… I have been an American Dietetic … Continue reading

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