Food Attitudes

Dietary Guidelines: 1861

April 17, 2011

At the Food Politics blog Marion Nestle recounts a Civil War monograph in “Dietary Guidelines, 1861: They Haven’t Changed Much”.

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Food Relationships, Technically

March 9, 2011

In this week’s Eyes About column, Send in the Twix Bars, author Teresa Martin discusses the intersection of technology and weight management. Like Teresa, I was right horrified at some of the technologies under development, including a “food condom” to prevent food absorption and a gel pill that expands to make us feel full. To […]

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Interview with Dr. Rhonda Waters

February 23, 2011

Today, I was pleased to be the guest of Dr. Rhonda Waters on her BlogTalkRadio show, Ask Dr. Rhonda. We covered a lot of ground in 1/2 an hour. Not surprising, Dr. Rhonda asks direct questions and keeps the pace brisk. You can follow the link above to the site to stream the interview, or […]

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The Vegetarian Dilemma

January 23, 2011

Are you a vegetarian? Vegan? At this point in my life I am a self-described “flexitarian”. What does that mean? It leaves the door open to just about anything but I think it puts on airs of perhaps eating meat consciously. I’ve had bouts in my life of pure vegetarianism, almost to the point of […]

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ADHD and Food Choices

January 21, 2011

Sustaining a healthy lifestyle is a challenge for everyone, but for those of us with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), some extra layers of difficulty are in play. ADHD is a condition of the brain where the the executive function of the brain in the frontal cortex is not as active as in “normal” people. […]

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