Shop ’til You Drop

I was recently quoted in an article on the health benefits of shopping. The article, in Medical Daily, is timely as it discusses this topic with regard to Memorial Day sales. So, here’s the article with the quote from yours truly: ...

Ask Lisa

Thanks to everyone who has asked me a question through either my Facebook page at Lisa Tillinger Johansen, on Twitter @LisaTJohansen or via my Web site at www.fastfoodvindication.com  It’s been great to receive them and I’ve been happy to provide the answers. To...

Sweet or Sour? The Scoop on Sugar Substitutes

I often say that sugar substitutes, aka artificial sweeteners, can evoke a similar emotion among us as politics often does. Many of us embrace a candidate wholeheartedly, others cautiously dip in a toe or two, while there’s another group of us who are ardently against...

Ask Lisa

I was recently asked a question about meal planning and diabetes. This is important, because food affects blood sugar and it’s essential that diabetics manage their blood sugar. If they don’t, they put themselves at potential risk of complications such as heart...

Ask Lisa

I get so many nutrition- and health-related questions through my Facebook page (Lisa Tillinger Johansen) and from my web site (www.fastfoodvindication.com). Thank you for sending them and I’m happy to answer them. As many of you already know, I’m making the effort to...

Less Than Zero

I tuned in to the Golden Globes tonight and I’m sure that I was like so many of us who enjoy watching the Hollywood elite work the red carpet. I love to see what everyone’s wearing, how their hair is styled and what jewelry they’re sporting. They look so handsome and...