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Bravo! Book Review

Health-Promoting Meals from the TrueNorth Kitchen SOS-Free (No Sugar, Oil or Salt) by Ramses Bravo I had the pleasure of meeting Chef Ramses Bravo and sampling some of his delicious recipes a few... more

The French Paradox: Do French Women (& Men) Get Fat?

We often hear about the “French paradox” and how the French eat a lot of foods like butter and cheese. Their diets are high in fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, yet they have lower rates of heart... more

Calorie Density...A Common Sense Approach to Sound Nutrition

Calorie density is the simplest, easiest approach to healthy eating. It is easy to understand and follow and is the most common sense approach to sound nutrition. In addition, by following the... more

Today’s Breaking Health News!

Did you hear about the study in the news today?  Health information today is much more commonplace than ever before. Every day, if not every hour, we hear of another new study or report on health.... more

How Many Meals (and Snacks) Per Day is Best?

I am often asked whether there is any credible evidence that consuming the traditional three meals per day is better than consuming five meals per day or whether it is best to eat several meals and/... more

The Truth About Sodium Intake Levels

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. Evidence has shown that excess sodium/salt intake raises blood pressure (hypertension), which is an established risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease.... more