Monthly Archives: February 2012

There’s something about …..red produce

Yes, there is something about red produce!!!  In my opinion it’s the phytonutrients, lycopene and anthocyanin. These  phytonutrients are the pigments responsible for  giving red produce its’ vibrant color. They are also associated with the many health benefits red fruits … Continue reading

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Nobody Guessed It Was “Vegetarian ” Chili

It must be hard living with a dietitian/nutritionist. My poor family has to put up with me constantly swapping healthy foods for their favorite, not so healthy ones. Well, this week I slipped in a vegetarian meal and they were … Continue reading

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Demystifying Salt and Sodium

In the past ten years, trans fats and refined carbs  have been in the nutritional spotlight. Today it’s salt and sodium. Salt is…, well, very ordinary.  Yet something so familiar can often be a source of confusion and misunderstanding. Today … Continue reading

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Indulge on Valentine’s Day

This February 14, treat your Valentine to something sinfully delicious! Yes, you heard me. My mantra is moderation, not deprivation. Occasional indulgences can actually help keep you on track with good eating habits. As Dr. Jim Hill, a professor of … Continue reading

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