Thinking Straight about Healthy Eating

There is so much misinformation about food, diets and more that it almost makes it information overload. Learn how to separate fact and fiction from the extensive writings of gifted NHA Featured health experts like Jeff Novick.

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Nutrition Education: Finding the Best Path (Part 1)

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. I am often asked my opinion on what is the best way for someone to pursue an education and/or career in nutrition.  Usually, it is from someone who has seen the results of... more

Nutrition Education: Finding the Best Path (Part 2)

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. (July 29, 2009) As I said, I am not a fan of these "holistic" health, "herbalist" or "nutritionist" programs , and have taken several of them.    I would rather see people... more

Nutrition Education: Finding the Best Path (Part 3)

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. (August 14, 2009) Continuing on the topic of the best path to obtaining an education in nutrition.... Just like in most professions, the formal education mostly sets the... more

Nutrition Education: Finding the Best Path (Final Summary)

By Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D. (August 21, 2009) Having read the first 3 parts of my series on nutrition education, the question is, where do we begin and/or where do we go from here? I see nutrition in... 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

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