Healthy eating tips, recipes, expert analysis of the latest nutrition research and diet trends, plus answers to your nutrition questions from licensed nutritionist and best-selling author Monica Reinagel.
Probiotic foods continue to be one of the hottest food and nutrition trends. And now Kellogg’s has jumped on the bandwagon with a new probiotic cereal called Happy Inside. While this new offering is certainly on trend, I think they’ve missed the mark in a number of ways: 1. “Yogurty probiotic pieces” that are neither yogurty […]
The list you scribbled in the car five minutes ago rests between your fingers and the grocery cart’s handlebar as you embark on what you hope will be a quick grocery run. As the produce section starts to feel like a corn maze and the frozen aisle makes your brain freeze, you wonder how people […]
Every Thanksgiving we prep the turkey, mash the potatoes, dice, slice, and garnish the side dishes, and set the table. Finally, the feast is spread before us and we go around the table, each saying what we’re grateful for. “Family.” “Friends.” “The food we’re about to eat.” But how often do we think to extend […]
In the 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade program, players earn points by choosing whole grain foods instead of refined grain foods. But distinguishing one from the other can sometimes require an advanced degree in label reading! As one of my Upgraders recently posted in our private Facebook group: “Labels on food can be confusing. Pasta labels are […]
Think you don’t have time to get your diet under control? What if you could improve your eating habits in just 2 minutes a day? The Nutrition GPA™ app (recently named by the New York Times as one of 4 Best Food Tracking apps) asks you ten yes-or-no questions about what you ate that day […]
This week’s Nutrition Diva podcast talks about the recommended intake of omega 6 fats. How much is enough? How much is too much? Here’s a guide to the omega-6 and omega-3 content of a variety of healthy foods. Click on any column to sort the list by that value. Want a food added to the […]