7 Myths About Cholesterol Debunked

When we talk about cholesterol, it’s usually in reference to blood cholesterol (vs. dietary cholesterol). It’s waxy, fatty and can be found in all of the body’s cells. The body uses cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D and bile acid, which helps break down fats. […]

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Q&A on Weight Management, Part I

Last week, the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition approached me about contributing a couple blog posts on weight management. They pulled questions from their Twitter community, and my responses will be posted this week and next. The first post went up today covering what people struggle with […]

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Seasonal Salad for Thanksgiving

Maybe it’s because my birthday is in the fall, but it’s always been one of my favorite seasons. As a New Yorker, fall meant perfect, crisp afternoons in Central Park. As a traveler, fall meant globally amicable weather from Seoul to Paris to New Orleans. […]

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The Emergency-Ready Pantry

Has hurricane Sandy got you thinking about how prepared you might be in an emergency? It’s even more important in stressful times to keep everyone well-nourished, and natural disasters often mean doing it without refrigeration. You should count on having at least 3 days of […]

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Stay Cool with Super Salads!

Looking for a little oven-free meal inspiration? Summer is a great time to get creative with salads. There are so many fruits and vegetables in top form that it’s hard to go wrong. Salads can be quick and easy, super healthy and filling, yet light […]

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