One of the most common questions I get asked as a nutritionist is what I think of a certain popular diet.
Generally speaking, as long as a diet provides proper nutrition and enough calories for your body’s needs, and is centered on real (NOT processed) foods if it’s something that works for you, great.
Now, the latest buzz in the diet world is…
Currently, about seven out of 10 of us are overweight or obese…so naturally, the medical and scientific communities are scrambling to figure out why and studying practically everything from food to environmental factors to whether someone scratches their backside when they wake up.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) was designed to take a defined look at someone's height and weight to assess overweight and obesity.
A BMI of less than 18.5 is considered underweight; 18.5-24.9 is normal; 25.0 – 29.9 is overweight and 30.0 or greater is obese.
Spring is here, but you wouldn’t know it by the snow I see when I look out my front door this morning! The arrival of spring triggers a very common fear for many people:
Speaking of weight loss, as a nutritionist one of the most common questions I get is, “What should I be eating to lose weight?”