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Kristin Wiens, MSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian. She works as a clinician, research consultant and educator.
Jill Parnell, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University. She instructs courses and conducts research in the field of nutrition.
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Beef has been in the spotlight because of E. coli contamination and dodgy practices at XL Foods, but it turns out meat is not the only recall hitting grocery stores this month. Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats have been recalled because of … Continue reading
“It’s easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” Margaret Mead Apparently it’s easier to do taxes too! In a survey of 1,057 American adults, 52% report that doing their own income tax is easier than knowing … Continue reading
We have all seen or personally experienced the weight relapse phenomenon – despite best efforts after significant weight loss, slowly but surely the weight creeps back up and may even surpass the initial weight. This begs the question: Why is weight … Continue reading
The disturbing trend of brides using nasogastric, hypocaloric feeding to lose weight was all over the news this week. Even more disturbing is that this practice is endorsed and provided by a doctor! Experts weigh in – not a good idea. … Continue reading
Trying to lose weight but cannot resist that evening dessert? A new study released in Steroids (1) suggests that having your sweet treat with breakfast may help you lose weight. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?
Great post from Obesity Panacea highlighting the importance of looking at BMI in the context of an actual person and their history – not an absolute, be-all-end-all indicator of health. Down with the low-fat muffin! Why low-fat isn’t healthier (and … Continue reading