Fresh off the presses, a Journal Of The American Medical Association (JAMA) paper has found that more eggs and especially more cholesterol in your diet increases risk of heart disease and death. In what seems like one of the most contentious and controversial back and forth debates in contemporary nutrition,

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Is breakfast everything we were told it was growing up? Once regarded as gospel, questions now swirl around whether or not breakfast truly is the “most important meal of the day”. I’m going to attempt to answer that question combining my own personal views, clinical insights from my practice and,

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As many of you may recall from my previous article on the topic, there is an emerging body of evidence suggesting that a daily serving of 5 California prunes can improve bone health by reducing physiological markers of bone turnover in post-menopausal women. But what is the science behind this

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The potential health benefits associated with intermittent fasting continue to be a topic of great interest to myself, my clients and the public at large. I’ve admitted in a previous blog post that, although I don’t regularly adhere to fasting principles, I do engage in fasting on occasion if I

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I find that many people underestimate how valuable soy (and particularly tofu) is as a culinary tool to help increase plant-based protein intake. Don’t believe that tofu is truly versatile enough to replace animal protein in a dish? An extra firm brick of tofu contains a comparable amount of protein

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“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” —Alan D. Wolfelt What a coincidence it is then that the annual holiday of love that we celebrate on February 14th each year, was actually originally a feast celebrating a Saint by the name of Valentine. In fact, there is nothing coincidental

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As a registered dietitian, choosing brands to align with is far from monkey business. In fact, my longtime followers will be keenly aware of the fact that I rarely highlight or promote products on my social media page or website at all. But hey, when the shoe fits, you gotta

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