Diet Tips

Eat Gluten-Free Without Going Broke, Part 2

by in Allergies, Diet Tips, Dr. Selena Eon, Guest Posts, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet March 17, 2009

By Dr. Selena Eon, ND Healthy diets come in many kinds and depend on the needs & tastes of individual households. Finding a healthy diet that fits you and your family takes trial, error and knowledge. You may need to consult a health care practitioner for advice. Budget conscious cooking can be an extremely healthful […]

What Diet Is Best For You?

by in Allergies, Anti-Inflammatory, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Depression, Detox, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Diets, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 10, 2009

Dr. Nicole, what is the best diet? The best diet is the diet that works for YOU. The best diet is something that you can healthfully follow for the rest of your life. The best diet for you is the diet that gives you energy, keeps your health in balance, helps you to be emotionally […]

Amen to the Obesity Tax, Let’s Just Call it Something Else

by in American Sickcare System, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Fast Food, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Osteoporosis, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss March 2, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Honestly, I’m not sure if the NY officials in charge of the “Obesity Tax” truly intend to call it thus, or if the media has just coined the phrase. However, there are many more causes than just soda when it comes to obesity. And there are many more ills upon society […]

6 Common Allergens Found In Sports Nutrition Bars

by in Allergies, Diet Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet February 19, 2009

Finding a truly healthy nutrition bar can be tough as I noted in my article, “Zing Bars Awarded Best Nutrition Bar 2008.” I interviewed the makers of Zing Bars, nutritionists Michael Kaplan, ND, Minh-Hai Tran, MS, RD and Sandi Kaplan, MS, RD to help us better understand the common allergens found in nutrition bars. #1 […]

Is Fake Sugar Making You Fat?

by in Diet Tips, Dr. Scott Olson, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Gain February 11, 2009

By Dr. Scott Olsen, author of “Sugarettes” How do artificial sweeteners cause obesity? When people first start to think about a sugar-free diet, they think they should reach for artificial sweeteners. This may not be the best idea. Here is the crux of the problem with artificial sweeteners: They don’t do what you want them […]

Corn Syrup, Is it Really Just Like Sugar?

by in Diabetes, Diet Tips, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, High Blood Pressure, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Weight Gain January 30, 2009

The Corn Industry is spending massive amounts of advertising dollars trying to convince us that high-fructose-corn syrup is just as “good for you” as sugar. But does it really matter? Let’s talk to Dr. Scott Olsen about the differences between sugar and high-fructose-corn-syrup. In your medical opinion…what is worse:  Sugar or high fructose corn syrup? […]