Start With The Basics of Nutrition
Basic Nutrition: Five Things Everyone Should Know
Here are five things I think everyone needs to know about nutrition.
Basic Nutrition: What Are Observational Studies?
Observational studies are used to help determine association between possible risk factors and disease or other health outcomes.
Basic Nutrition: Ten Reasons to Eat a Healthful Balanced Diet
Eating right will help you reach and maintain a healthy weight, keep your heart healthy and give you more energy. Here are my top ten reasons for eating a healthy balanced diet.
A list of some of my favorite nutrition-themed videos from About.com.
Basic Nutrition: What is Nutrition?
You know when to eat because your body tells you you're hungry, but do you know why you need to eat? Your body needs both large and small nutrients to function and remain healthy.
Basic Nutrition: What Are Nutrients?
Nutrients are the individual food components your body needs to function properly. Your digestive system breaks food down into large and small nutrients.
Basic Nutrition: Nutrient Density
Foods that are nutrient dense have lots of nutrition for the space they occupy. Many nutrient dense foods are also low in calories.
What's Your Favorite Diet, Cooking or Nutrition App?
Do you track calories or count carbs on your smart phone? Or maybe you have a favorite healthy recipe app. Share your favorite smart phone, iPad or computer app. See submissions
Basic Nutrition: Common Nutrition Abbreviations
Abbreviations are used frequently in nutrition, especially when we're describing amounts of nutrients. Let me help you sort out the alphabet soup of nutrition abbreviations.
Healthy Foods: Defining Functional Foods
Functional foods do more than fill your belly -- they're also good for your health. I'll explain the different types of functional foods.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
Every five years the United States Department of Agriculture and the the Department of Health and Human Services publishes new dietary guidelines. Here's the most recent guidelines for helping you lead a healthier lifestyle.
What's the Difference Between a Dietitian and a Nutritionist?
Nutritionists and dietitians are both health professionals who can help you design a healthy diet and pick out the right dietary supplements if you need them. Learn more.
Weight Management: Ten Steps to a Healthy New Year
Here are my ten steps for a healthy new year, and it doesn't have to wait until January First. Make the next twelve months a healthier year.