Dr. Susan Mitchell: Mediterranean Diet
Tired of trying -- and failing at -- the latest diet fads? GB's nutrition expert and registered dietitian Susan Mitchell, Ph.D., says you can trade the latest trends for something that is not only clinically proven but also doable and delicious.
If you think high-endurance athletes can't fuel their bodies on plant-based diets, wait until you meet Rich Roll, who initially tried to prove his wife wrong about a vegetarian diet. He's now one of the world's fittest men and a dedicated vegan.
Dr. Susan Mitchell: Why Your Food Matters
Registered dietitian and Growing Bolder's nutrition expert Dr. Susan Mitchell is getting personal this week to reveal her close family connection to food and disease-prevention and why she thinks food is more powerful than any pills.
What Dietary Pattern Describes Your Diet?
Researchers have defined five dietary patterns that are influenced by age, race, region, gender, income and education in a presentation at the American Heart Association’s 2012 scientific session. The study was based on a detailed questionnaire completed by 21,636 black and white adults age 45 and over. The five dietary patterns are as follows:
Alcohol—proteins, alcohol (wine, beer and...
This is hardly my first weight loss go-round, but I think I finally have it together enough to make it happen. To be honest, I can't believe I've already lost a few pounds. My thyroid is completely out of whack. Losing weight with a thyroid issue and diabetes is nearly impossible. But I'm lucky in some ways. I never allowed myself to become completely sedentary and I fought my weight gain to a...
Internationally renowned nutritionist Marcia Zimmerman offers tips on using diet and supplements to slow the effects of aging on your body.
Kim Bensen shed 200 pounds and has kept it off. Along the way, she learned it's not the diet that's important, it's about making it work for your unique life.
Are You Ready to Become a Flexitarian?
Be assured you won’t need to change your religion or take up yoga, but you may need to change your diet. Flexitarians are people who have adopted a vegetarian way of eating but are flexible enough to occasionally eat fish, chicken and beef. Motives for adopting flexitarian diets vary. Some individuals want to lose weight. Others have ecological concerns; that is, they want to “green” their...
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