How to Maintain a 150 Pound Weight Loss for Decades

How to Maintain a 150 Pound Weight Loss for Decades

This is a guest post by Michael Prager. When I get before audiences to discuss my campaign for personal sustainability, I illustrate it with a core fact from my time on the earth: I am maintaining a 155-pound loss for … Continue reading

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4 Damaging Mainstream Nutrition Beliefs

4 Damaging Mainstream Nutrition Beliefs

This is a guest blog post by Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. I often write about the external factors that pose a threat to our health, including (but not limited to) Big Food’s egregious advertising budgets, “healthwashed” and “farmwashed” food products and the litany … Continue reading

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3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg. The hype behind organic food is immense. While it was once limited to specialty grocery stores, it can now be found in virtually any grocery store (Walmart is the largest seller of … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make Me Eat it!

You Can’t Make Me Eat it!

This is a guest post by Dr. Dina R. Rose Your kids don’t understand why they should ever eat something other than what they want to eat. That is the source of your control struggle. And parents don’t generally do a good job … Continue reading

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Paula Deen and the Fallacy of Moderation

Paula Deen and the Fallacy of Moderation

This a guest blog post by Carol Plotkin, MS, RD, CDN Moderation is a word that has been used quite often when describing healthy eating and drinking patterns. Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines moderation as avoidance of extremes or tending toward average. What does … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Nutrition Field Hinders Its Own Progress

5 Ways the Nutrition Field Hinders Its Own Progress

This is a guest blog post by Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. It originally appeared on his blog Small Bites I often write about the external factors that pose a threat to the nutrition field, including (but not limited to) Big … Continue reading

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ADA Response to Accusations on Partnership with Hershey

ADA Response to Accusations on Partnership with Hershey

A couple of weeks ago we lamented the signing of a sponsorship deal between the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and chocolate mega-corp Hershey. We exchanged emails with the ADA in order to voice our concern and to learn more about … Continue reading

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Only in America: Candy Maker to Sponsor Our Dietary Advice [Thanks Hershey!]

Only in America: Candy Maker to Sponsor Our Dietary Advice [Thanks Hershey!]

The American Dietetic Association announced yesterday that it has inked a partnership with Hershey Company. The exact sum of the sponsorship was not disclosed. From the press release: The Hershey Center for Health & Nutrition develops and supports cutting-edge scientific … Continue reading

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