Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Dec 17 2010
Should You Be Gluten Free?
One of the big nutrition trends right now is that of eating gluten-free, but where did all the hype come from? Gluten free diets are for those that have an autoimmune disorder known as Celiac Disease, meaning that they are allergic to gluten. G...
Dec 13 2010
Are You Whole? Understanding Whole Grains
One of the big buzzes in nutrition seems to be all about whole grains and fiber. As a result, there’s a lot of confusion about the two subjects. For example, just because something is high in fiber doesn’t necessarily mean it has whole grains. ...
Dec 10 2010
Smart Snacking: Lose Weight By Eating More Often
Oftentimes the first thing that people do when trying to lose weight is cut meals and snacks out of their diet, but when you’re eating for health my philosophy encourages you to eat more throughout your day. Eating regular, portion controlled me...
Dec 08 2010
Sneaky Sodium: Why You Consume More Salt Than You Think
Not many people actually know how much salt they are supposed to eat each day, or how much they’re getting from the foods that they eat. It’s almost impossible to tell, and the stats prove this! The recommendation for sodium intake is 2400 m...
Dec 03 2010
Anti-Aging Foods - Fight Aging From the Inside Out
Is it just me or is there some cream or pill around every corner and on every shelf that promises to stop aging in its tracks? Even though the economy has taken a hit in the past few years (I am trying to avoid saying ‘tough economic times’ one...
Dec 01 2010
Healthy Fats 101
Certain fats are actually an essential part of a healthy diet and can be very good for you! It’s just all about portion and choosing the right types.
Apr 30 2010
So Long, Farewell
It brings me sadness to write this post, but there comes a time when all good things come to an end. This is my last blog post for The Diet Dish on Healthline in it's current state.The good news is that Healthline is making major improvements and...
Apr 26 2010
Eat With Good Form
When you watch a diver or figure skater compete, you comment on what good form they have. The slide into the water or across with ice with grace and fluidity. Lifting weights requires you to have proper form to prevent injury.Have you ever thoug...
Apr 21 2010
Earth Day: Go Green
Earth Day is already in it's 40th year! It is so great that we have a day commemorated to celebration our beautiful and precious planet.What can you do to eat well to protect the earth?Get some good tips in my two favorite "green" books:Go Green ...
Apr 20 2010
Can the FDA Limit Salt in Foods?
Salt is everywhere in our food. Even foods you don't realize contain salt have a bunch added to it. In fact, according to research published by the American College of Nutrition, most (77%) of the sodium in our diets comes from salt in processed...