Diet and Nutrition

Aspartame - What to Eat

Diet and Nutrition Blog and Resources

  • Aspartame - NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful - safe to drink? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Body Mass Index - BMI is a simple calculation that measures your weight relative to your height. By Amy Parker, RD
  • Breakfast of Champions - Mom was right; breakfast is the most important meal of the day. By Amy Parker, RD

  • Carbohydrates - Friend or foe? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Carbohydrate loading - The carbo-loading argument. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Celebration eating - Celebrations, special events, festivals are all times when we "indulge" in our favorite comfort foods. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Cholesterol free diet - So what? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Diets - Reshape your diet. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Eating for stress - wise food choices are the last thing on our mind when we perceive stress. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Eating Out - Fast foods and restaurants can be an obstacle to maintaining a healthy weight. Dining out poses many challenges to a healthy lifestyle. By Amy Parker, RD
  • Emotional Eating - If you find yourself at the fridge when you are mad, glad, stressed or sad, you are not eating for energy.  By Amy Parker, RD

  • Fat phobia - Good fat / bad fat. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Garlic - How Garlic Can Fight and Cure Ear Infections by Kathy Burns-Millyard.
  • Goal Setting - With a New Year comes New Year’s Resolutions. By Amy Parker, RD
  • Got Munchies? - Don’t feel guilty about snacking between meals; it is actually a proven strategy for successful weight loss. By Amy Parker, RD

  • Halloween food hazards - Gone are the days when the “Treat” part of “Trick or Treat” was an apple, home-made baking or bag of popcorn. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Healthy Eating - What’s on Your Plate? - In our society a portion sizes have increased to the point where our dinner plates look more like platters.  By Amy Parker, RD
  • Holiday food ambush - Holiday eating with dignity & health. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Holiday snacks - Almonds are a great snack for this time of the year. They are naturally high in magnesium. This keeps blood sugar regulated giving you the sustained energy you need for those crazy shopping trips and festive gatherings.
  • How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain - Christmas season includes indulging in extra helpings, snacking on seasonal treats, and little or no workout time, all contribute to weight gain. By Lynn Bode.
  • Hydration / dehydration - Water for health and performance. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Low Carb and Low Fat Diets - are these diets a scam? By MyWebND

  • Menu planning - for the outdoor season. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Nutrition Bars - the task of choosing the right nutrition bar to meet your needs at the moment. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Nutrition jargon - What are free radicals? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Nutrition adjustment for winter - The winter season creates significant challenges to the immune system. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Optimal nutrition - Eating before, during and after exercise. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Peanut butter or pasta - Is fat the fuel of the future for runners and cyclists? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Protein primer - to help the consumer sort out fact from fiction. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Protein supplement lingo - Have you ever wondered about the jargon used in protein supplement advertising? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Runner's diet - Eat to run. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • Snack right - What to eat between meals. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne
  • Soy of Cooking - Soy foods have grown in popularity as consumers learn more about associated health benefits.
  • St. John's Wort - Nature's Prozac. By L. Lee Coyne Ph.D.
  • Story on Fat - Low fat, high fat, good fats, bad fats … we are overloaded everyday with information about fat. Fat is an essential element to our diet, we require certain amounts to keep us healthy. By Amy Parker, RD.
  • Supplementation 101 - Responsible supplementation is no longer an option if your objective is optimal health. By Dr. L. Lee Coyne

  • What to eat? - Confused by recent headlines? By Dr. L. Lee Coyne


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