A resounding question I hear each week is: “I’m supposed to avoid bananas – they have too much sugar, right?” To answer succinctly, I don’t think anyone gained weight or suffered ill health (unless allergic) just from just eating a banana but here’s the more scientific response. A fellow RD, Sofia Layarda, MPH, RD, wrote […]
What can I Snack On?
Last week I gave you some new finds from the Natural Foods Expo but I had a few more companies I was already familiar with but wanted to share their new products, which are worth you knowing about. Sweet Ella Peanut Butter – I’ve been recommending Koezes Creme Nut Peanut butter for a while but this new […]
I have a love-hate relationship with the?Natural Foods Expo West that takes place in Anaheim each year. I love to go and find out what companies are up to with their products, how they interact with consumers, and how their products actually taste before I buy and/or recommend them. On the other hand, navigating through […]
I have a routine on Saturday mornings and that includes walking to the Santa Monica Cloverfield/Pico Farmer?s market. My first stop is to see Dolores who sells the most amazing carrots. For $2.00 I buy a large bunch of different size carrots that lasts me for lunches for the week. I only recently started liking […]
What do I take on vacation to help with staying on track? This is one question I frequently get asked by clients in anticipation of an upcoming trip. There are limits to what you can bring due to lack of refrigeration but there are some things you can take with you AND some ways you […]