How to Get More Brightly Colored Food into Your Diet

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Susan Thomas Recently I’ve become known to my clients as the “Vegetable Pitchman Dietitian.” I’ve gotten this name because I advise them to fill half their plates at lunch and supper with non-starchy vegetables. Unfortunately, this advice is not often popular […]

How to Crowd Out Poor Food Choices With Protein and Fiber

When I attended the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, one thing I heard a lot about was how “crowding out” foods with preferred choices was a great way to improve eating habits without focusing on avoiding foods. So let’s say you want to eat more vegetables and cut down on the portions of refined grains. Instead […]

Study: Low-Carb Diet Boosts Metabolism In Overweight Adults

A recent study found that replacing carbs with fat boosted the metabolisms of overweight adults. You’ve probably heard that “a calorie is a calorie,” but it appears that calories from different sources, may not lead to equal outcomes. In this case, calories from fat led to more calories being burned per day when compared to […]