Diet's Blog (Page 36)

February 1, 2011 - 11:49am

In what felt—to me and others in the nutrition community—like a long time coming, the 2010 Dietary Guidelines were released yesterday. Remember, it’s 2011 now, folks, not 2010. Nevertheless, they are here and while many debate their efficacy and the politics behind them (see Marion Nestle’s post here), the point of the dietary guidelines is to help Americans improve their health. The majority of Americans, after all, are overweight or obese and many of us have—or are at risk for developing—diet-related conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, cancer and osteoporosis.

Here are the super-simplified, main take-home messages of the new...

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January 28, 2011 - 11:55am

The Super Bowl is almost here—and I couldn’t be any more excited to suit up in black and gold and wave my Terrible Towel for the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Woot! Woot!) Obviously these guys do everything they can to edge out their competitors—for this game, the Green Bay Packers.

Must-Have Eats: Try these Super Bowl favorites made healthier, including Beef & Bean Chile Verde (pictured above).

This includes eating healthy high-octane diets. Leslie Bonci, R.D., the Steelers’ nutritionist, makes sure that the players’ diets keep them at their best, on and off the field. Last year, I...

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January 27, 2011 - 10:03am
By Kerri-Ann Jennings in EatingWell Blogs

Want an extra edge in your pursuit of weight loss? Nicci Micco tells you 4 ways to stoke your metabolism. Read on.

4 ways to outsmart your metabolism.

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January 26, 2011 - 11:25am

So. You’re trying to lose weight... join the club. (No, seriously—find weight-loss support among more than 120 other people in EatingWell’s Losing Well online community group.) Wouldn’t it be great if you could just turn a knob and rev up your metabolism, your calorie burn, just like that? (Imagine me snapping my fingers here.) Well... we all hear about diet and exercise strategies that supposedly do just that. But do they work? Yes—and no. Read on for the skinny on strategies to outsmart your metabolism.

You can boost your burn by... Spicing things up....

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January 24, 2011 - 10:59am
By Kerri-Ann Jennings in EatingWell Blogs

What's your favorite healthy meal? Don't tell us, show us! Enter our photo contest by uploading a picture of one (or more!) of your latest healthy creations to the LosingWell group gallery (which you can access on the main page of the LosingWell group in the right-hand column). Choose...

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