Weight Loss Dietitian Blog
What’s better, cardio or strength training, for losing weight? You might be surprised, as were these Duke researchers in their recently published study.
How to Lose Weight in December 3 December 2013
Don't let December get in the way of eating healthy and exercising. In fact, make it your best month!
Happy Thanksgiving from MyNetDiary 28 November 2013
We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!
Dealing with Thanksgiving Leftovers 26 November 2013
Thanksgiving leftovers can be a calorie minefield for dieters. Here are some strategies to deal with the temptation.
New Treatment Guidelines for Cholesterol 21 November 2013
New guidelines have been published on managing cholesterol for heart disease and stroke.
What is PCOS and What Does it Have to do with Nutrition & Exercise? 20 November 2013
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex metabolic condition that is thought to affect 5-10% of women. The medical world has made progress in recognizing that this syndrome can involve more than just the reproductive system, while often including insulin resistance (IR). The good news is that women with PCOS can positively impact their condition with a healthy lifestyle plan.
The Best Cleanse Ever 14 November 2013
There is one cleanse that can beat out all other cleanses, but can you bring yourself to do it? That’s the test.
How Much Exercise to Burn That Off? 12 November 2013
If you knew how many “sweat equivalents” you would have to exert because of your food choices at a restaurant, would that influence you more than calorie counts provided on a menu?
The Curvy Road to Weight Loss (and Back) 8 November 2013
Losing weight is not about pounds or goals. It’s much bigger than that, and harder to do. Find out what it’s really about and how to expect the unexpected.
Diabetes Diary: “The Diabetes Prevention & Management Cookbook” 5 November 2013
I am always looking for new books to recommend to people with diabetes. Spoiler alert: this is a book I recommend for those with diabetes!
10 Fall Fruits and Vegetables to Keep on Hand 31 October 2013
Autumn is here and so is a bounty of mood-boosting, antioxidant-rich superfoods. Here’s a list of 10 fruits and veggies you should keep stocked this fall.
Move Your Pumpkin from the Porch to the Kitchen! 24 October 2013
Did you know that one cup (116 grams) of pumpkin contains only 30 calories and 0% fat? Whether you use fresh or canned, fall is a wonderful season to experiment in your kitchen with pumpkin and still stay within your calorie budget to meet your weight loss goals.
Stop the In-Sugar-Anity! 24 October 2013
Sugar is the monster hiding in your kitchen cupboards this Halloween season. Find it and get rid of it for a healthier life. You might surprised all the places it can hide.
Stand Up to Burn More Calories 22 October 2013
Evidence is mounting that sitting for hours everyday makes weight control much more difficult. A new study, sponsored by the BBC, adds to that argument.
MyNetDiary Ranks Highest in Independent Study 17 October 2013
MyNetDiary beats out over two dozen calorie counting apps to be shown as most effective in an independent study by UMass Medical School and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Is It Your Birthday Today? 16 October 2013
Our nation has the most abundant food supply in the world. Is this a blessing or curse? Your response likely depends on your approach toward the large quantity of food that's available, right? Do you operate in the birthday mindset or the health mode mindset?
Fermented Foods for Health 10 October 2013
Fermented foods pack a powerful probiotic punch and can help improve our health many different ways.
Healthy Eating on a Budget: Is It Possible? 8 October 2013
Even though the students concluded that healthy eating on a budget is possible, a lifestyle change and planning are required. Enjoy these joint tips on how to plan and shop smart within each of the five food groups!
How Not to Use the Scale 4 October 2013
Don‘t trust your scale. It can‘t measure everything. Here are several reasons you should avoid the scale.
Diabetes Diary: Do You Know Your ABCs? 1 October 2013
Do you know your ABCs? The ABCs of diabetes care are the lab values you want to control so that you can live well and long with diabetes: A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol.
Enjoy Potatoes and Control Calories 24 September 2013
Potatoes have a bad rap: supposedly high calorie, causing weight gain or blood sugar spikes. Are they really that terrible? How can you enjoy potatoes but avoid excess calories?
Sneak in More Fruits and Vegetables 19 September 2013
Get more fruits and vegetables on your plate with these tips and tricks from MyNetDiary.
Gluten-Free? 17 September 2013
Many of you reading this blog are gluten-free — some of you have Celiac disease, some of you just feel better when you avoid it, and some of you have to avoid wheat to avoid a life-threatening allergic reaction. This post contains gluten-free resources and tips from a talk given by Rachel Begun, MS, RD (a dietitian with celiac disease) at the 2013 Colorado Academy of Nutrition Dietetics conference — “Gluten Free Update.”
From Farm to Table: Balinese Style 10 September 2013
From Italy to Spain to Canada to this summer on the island of Bali in Indonesia, my husband, two daughters and I have chopped and stirred our way through cooking classes, learning not only new culinary techniques and tasting local delicacies, but also cherishing the opportunity for a peek into the history and family traditions of different cultures. Enjoy this tasty healthy recipe for Gado Gado! What a great way to increase your vegetable intake by dipping them in peanut sauce!
Football Season: It’s Not an Excuse 5 September 2013
Football season shouldn’t be an excuse to eat and drink in excess. Try these healthy substitutions instead and be your own star.
Diabetes Diary: Are You Feeling Distressed or Depressed? 3 September 2013
The distress caused by having diabetes can be burdensome. But distress is not depression, and it is helpful to identify when you need more support with your diabetes management and when you need to be treated for depression.
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