Articles » nutrition

Little Pill, Big Controversy: Can Iodine Supplements Protect You From Japan’s Nuclear Fallout?

Questions abound regarding the use of Potassium Iodide (chemical symbol “KI”) to protect the thyroid gland following Japan’s nuclear catastrophe.  Many thousands of concerned citizens on the US west coast...

Tags:  nutrition

Zing Supports PCOS Challenge

As you may know, the four founders of Zing Bars are all Bastyr University trained Registered Dietitians. We are serious about our nutrition – our food has got to taste...

Tags:  nutrition

Personal Shopper Anyone?

I just had an inspiring conversation with Lisa Markley, MS RD in Overland Park, Kansas. She is a Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating Specialist and has been for just over a...

What the New Dietary Guidelines Mean for You

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are published every five years and the 2010 Guidelines just hit the headlines in the last couple of weeks. It is a huge document –...

Tags:  nutrition

A Lesson From Loma Linda: Eat Nuts, Live Longer

According to science, only 25 percent of our longevity is determined by our genes.   This means that our dietary and lifestyle choices have a huge impact on how long we...

Tags:  nutrition