The Smarter Science of Slim Changed My Life By Jane Erickson RD I’m a Registered Dietitian who has struggled with weight my entire life, sometimes successfully, sometime not so much. In fact my struggle with food was what motivated me to go into Dietetics. I was even a chunky kid.
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Sincere thanks to Vivian for sharing her SMARTER success story; and congratulations on becoming beautifully SANE and Eccentric! I was carrying around an extra 20lbs of baby weight for the last 10 years. I always had a big appetite and just thought I was one of those people who liked…, wait, strike that, […]
by Catherine Britell, M.D. One sunny summer afternoon about 15 years ago, my husband and I were enjoying a double kayak paddle in Seattle’s Lake Union, looking at the houseboats and ducks and conjecturing about the “Sleepless in Seattle” lifestyle, when he suddenly said, “Cathy, you need to paddle us back to the rental […]
Catherine Britell, M.D. We love our non-starchy vegetables! And for most of us, eating ten or more servings of non-starchy vegetables (concentrating on the dark green ones) per day is the mainstay of a healthy diet. If you have had kidney stones, however, you’ll need to pay attention to the oxalate contained in the […]
by Catherine W. Britell, M.D. When we talk about the “calories” in food, what does that really mean? A calorie is defined as enough heat to raise one gram of water one degree centigrade. Dietitians actually use “calorie” to mean the kilocalorie, or large “C” Calorie (equal to 1,000 calories), in measuring the calorific, heating, or […]