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How the Sugar Industry Fooled Us About Good Fats

You know when you watch an old movie that shows actors nonchalantly smoking cigarettes, and you get the urge to yell at the screen: “Put down the cancer sticks! Those...

Is “Health Guilt” Making You Sick?

April 16th is National Stress Awareness Day, and April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress and health are closely linked and, as a health coach, Beth sees this in practice on...

Does Eating Late Make You Fat?

On a typical day as a dietitian in a busy clinic, I will hear the following comment at least twice before lunchtime “I’m trying not to eat after 7pm, because...

Could You Have Diabetes and Not Know It?

  Graphic courtesy GDS Infographics I have begun calling diabetes the “not me” disease.  We may know someone with diabetes, have a grandmother or a parent who struggles with controlling high...

Lose More Weight With Less Exercise?

When you think of exercise for weight loss, do you think about long, sweaty workouts — or short, half-hour workouts? Exercise science has long held that if you want to...