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We tried Paula Deen, ya’ll!

We never thought we could afford the calories in the cuisine that is created by this butter-loving Southern Belle from Savannah, GA. The same woman that brings us Fried Twinkies can also cook up a mean batch of salad dressings, all featuring classic southern ingredients like peaches, Vidalia onions, blackberries, and walnuts. We gave them […]

Whole Grain Pasta, Salad Bars, Phosphorus and Calcium

Q: My family and I are having trouble switching to whole-grain pasta. Any tips? Q: Can you help me plan a balanced meal with choices from a salad bar? Q: I read that phosphorus works together with calcium to make strong bones. What should I eat to make sure I get enough phosphorus? Karen Collins, […]

Prism Diet

The Prism Diet is a combination of a reduced carb diet mixed with Christian based principles. The program is designed to not only lose weight, but also overcome food addiction. Originally founded in 1990, it was released as a book in 2006. The book is a general overview of the program, along with daily reading […]

Dr Oz’s Colon Cleanser

You’ve seen the ads – Dr Oz’s colon cleanser, as recommended on Oprah! Or the Acai berry product that promises to flush 30 pounds of waste and toxins from your body. Do they work? It’s hard to go anywhere on the internet lately without seeing an ad for Maria’s Diet Blog, Lynn’s Weight Loss Story, […]

Activity for Weight Control

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research Surveys reveal that many Americans are confused by the conflicting messages about nutrition and wellness that inundate magazines, newspapers and TV news programs. Unfortunately, messages about physical activity can be just as erratic. Fortunately, research is now providing evidence on just how much activity is […]

ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine

Gone are the days when just the number of calories or carbs you consumed were all you needed to know. Get ready for a new approach to food – Culinary Medicine. It’s not enough to just choose more healthy fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. How we cook or even store them can dramatically alter how […]

Self Hypnosis Diet

This is a diet that isn’t actually a diet at all. Instead of giving us quotas, taboo food lists and routines to follow us to our goal, we’re given the tools to control our weight naturally. Dr’s Steven and Joy Gurgevich, under the direction of Dr Andrew Weil, teach us self hypnosis that get to […]

Prism Diet

The Prism Diet is a combination of a reduced carb diet mixed with Christian based principles. The program is designed to not only lose weight, but also overcome food addiction. Originally founded in 1990, it was released as a book in 2006. The book is a general overview of the program, along with daily reading […]

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