Women’s Health Week: 7 Simple Tips for Heart Health

Red Heart of Seeds

While breast cancer gets a lot of attention in the media and is certainly a concern, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States and a leading cause of disability among women. Heart disease risk varies with age.  If you are in your 20s and 30s, consider this your
Read More »

Moorish Flavors of the Mediterranean

Spinach with Chickpeas on marisamoore.com

This entry originally created for Oldway’s National Mediterranean Diet Month Dietitian A Day promotion. I love the flavors and simplicity of the food of the Mediterranean. The well documented heart-health benefits make it that much more lovable. And the benefits continue to mount.  Recent research links a Mediterranean way of eating with not only a
Read More »

Got Nutrition Questions?

In celebration of National Nutrition Month, take this opportunity to get your food and nutrition questions answered by a Registered Dietitian for free! Tuesday, March 20, 6-9p Call Toll Free: 1-855-Diet411 (855-343-8411) Chat Live Online: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/diet-411 More information: http://www.eatrightgeorgia.org

New Year’s Resolutions: Don’t Bite off More Than You Can Chew

Bitten Green Apple

Yes.  It’s that time of year again. You have a clean slate and want to make 2012 the year that you finally lose that last 20 pounds, get in shape or finally become vegan.  Making New Year’s resolutions is a tradition.  But the unfortunate truth is the majority of the resolutions are forgotten by February.
Read More »

Six Simple Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Scale with Colorful Socks

There’s an ugly rumor that Americans gain 8-10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.  Thank goodness this is not true.  In fact, research shows that during the holidays, Americans gain just 1-2 pounds on average.  While this doesn’t sound like much, evidence shows that we don’t shed the annual poundage.  So,
Read More »

More than Just Soul Food…

African Heritage Diet Pyramid

Originally posted in the Huffington Post Black Voices. If you’re looking for ways to eat healthier, you may need to look no further than your roots. You might be surprised to learn that eating the traditional foods of African heritage can help lower your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and certain cancers.
Read More »

1 20 21 22 23 24