Judgment of the Jamboree

This year, for the very first time, The Boy Scouts of the America has decided to bar obese scouts from their annual Jamboree. It’s the organization’s biggest even of the year, so the announcement prompted a lot of discussion in the media. Agree or disagree, the...

Lettuce, Tomatoes, and Bananas, Oh My!

Researchers in Sweden followed 71,706 adult individuals between the age of 45 and 83 over a 13-year period in an effort to determine the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables every day. They found that eating five servings of fruits and vegetables each day...

World’s Oldest McDonald’s Worker

 The Daily Meal | Shine Food – Mon, Jul 8, 2013 If you’re ever so tired of working one day and wonder why you can’t retire at the ripe old age of 65, please remember this man: The Sun tells the story of an 88-year-old man who they claim is the...

STOP THE DIET, I WANT TO GET OFF Advance Preview

STOP THE DIET, I WANT TO GET OFF! By Lisa Tillinger Johansen, MS, RD   I’m in the process of writing my second book STOP THE DIET, I WANT TO GET OFF! It takes a look at the fad diets out there and reviews their pros and cons. Ultimately, I discuss a healthy way...