Category Archives: Nutrition

My Pyramid

National Nutrition Month 2010

March is National Nutrition Month! This is an educational campaign sponsored by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) every year. This month long event was initiated in March of 1973, to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy nutrition. The benefits of a healthy diet include lowering your risk for…

PCOS Blog

A PCOS-Friendly Holiday Season

The holiday season is here! Cookie swaps and holiday parties are lots of fun, but they can make things challenging for people who are trying to eat well and stay healthy. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn’t an “all or nothing” kind of thing. You don’t…

Freshman 15

Beware of the Freshman 15!

The thought of gaining 15 pounds the first year of college is scary! I’m not sure who came up with this warning, but I decided to check it out. Interestingly, there hasn’t been much scientific research done to prove this theory. However, I did learn that a recent…

Gluten Free Cake

Gluten-Free Cooking Spree!

Last week I got an e-mail invitation (special thanks to Dr. Lydia Shrier!) to an iron-chef style cooking competition at the Back Bay Events Center. It didn’t take long for me to decide that of course, I had to go. (Really, all I needed to know is that…

cookbook sale

Cafeteria Cookbook Sale!

Last Friday, the folks at the Children’s Hospital cafeteria were nice enough to allow us to set up shop for a few hours, right in the middle of all the action that goes on down there. Dennisse and I proudly wore our “Quick and Easy…

Cookbook

The Cookbooks are In!

Check it! The brand-new 2nd edition cookbooks are in! The printer just delivered them yesterday. They are beautiful and fun, and packed with so many delicious and easy recipes. This is our slammin’ 2nd edition of Quick & Easy Recipes for Teens.  Huge praise to…

Your Money = Your Choice = Your Health

I was at my friend Ledia’s party, and I was talking to a tall, skinny, geeky guy named Jessie.  He studies economics and psychology – meaning: he learns about how people buy things, and how that affects the economy.  So I asked him: “I’m a…