Archives for December 2008

January 2009 Newsletter

I want to wish all my readers a very happy and healthy New Year. With the coming of the new year, I’m sure you all have New Year’s resolutions, so that’s why I’ve created a brandnew email course, Ditch the Diet. My goal is to teach my readers to be healthier by learning why fad diets are bad, curing bad habits, and avoiding the worst diet mistakes.

New Year’s Soiree

Planning on hosting a New Year’s Eve gathering? Don’t wait to January 1st to start waist management by making the right choices for your New Year’s spread. Finger foods and easy-to-eat snacks are much better for a party where guests are arriving at different times throughout the evening.

Joy’s Life Diet

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution and get the book that could change the way you feel and look. Celebrity nutritionist and author Joy Bauer’s exciting new book ‘Joy’s LIFE Diet, Four Steps to Thin Forever’ is out!

Fast Food + Nearby Schools = Fat Kids

Youth who study just a short walk from a fast-food outlet eat fewer fruit and vegetables, drink more soda and are more likely to be obese than students at other schools, according to research published Tuesday.

Mediterranean Diet Avoids Diabetes?

Can a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, plant based foods (fruits, vegetables, and legumes), and fibre but low in meats reduce the occurrence of type 2 diabetes among initially healthy participants? A new study says so.

UK Minister of Food

The UK needs a minister for food to help tackle a growing obesity problem, chef Jamie Oliver has told British MPs. ‘If we don’t do enough in the next 10 years, we are going to be like America!’


One of my favorite things about the holiday cooking is using all the fresh, seasonal produce that give flavor, character, and color to traditional holiday dishes. Tart, ruby red cranberries are beautiful to look at but also very easy to cook with.

Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

New guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity have been released to doctors last month. The task force of endocrinologists came to an unsurprising conclusion, but their recommendations are interesting.