Beware of the Buffet

I went to Las Vegas this past weekend. For those of you who’ve been there, you know what I mean when I say that everything is larger than life there. From the hotels, to the casinos, the shows and the throngs of people, it’s a busy, colorful place. There’s a lot to...

Battling the Bulge

Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. That’s such an alarming number. And it gets worse. If we continue on this path, by 2030 over 40% of us will be obese. We’ll have leap-frogged over the overweight category. And adults, it’s not just us, as our children...

Fast Food: Where the Jobs Are

Fast food corporations are blamed for many things. The food, the environment, and the jobs they provide, you name it, they’re in the bulls-eye. And while they are certainly not perfect and can use some improvement, one of the issues that I can’t understand and...

Fast Food vs. Sit-Down Restaurants

Where is it often easier to consume more calories in one meal than you need in a whole day: fast food or sit-down restaurants? If you shouted out “fast food,” you’re wrong. Surprised? You’re definitely not the only one. Why is this the case? Let’s delve into just this...

Why I chose to be a dietitian.

I’ve had more than a few people ask me what inspired me to become a dietitian. These individuals often think that it’s because I used to work for McDonald’s Corporation and the food they serve drove me away. That couldn’t be further from the truth. I enjoyed working...