Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2011"

Erica Melling, is an intern in the University of Houston internship who is working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian. She wrote this post while she was with me earlier this month. Great job Erica! We live in a society of instant gratification. We don’t want to wait for the mailman; e-mail brings responses…(Read More)

Last week, I talked about how the period from the beginning of October through New Year’s is a calorie and weight “Danger Zone.” This is also true for endurance and ultra-endurance athletes. Triathletes have finished their training and racing and are entering the off-season. They are ready to unwind and enjoy some…(Read More)

This post was originally published in 2009. However, I think it is worth repeating. . . with a few minor changes. October, November, and December are what I call The Danger Zone time of the year. Within these three months we encounter all sorts of eating challenges. October is the time of CANDY! Candy seems…(Read More)

On the Road Again. . . .


A couple of weeks ago I was in San Diego for the American Dietetic Association (ADA) conference. Traveling, and conferences in particular, have always presented an eating challenge for me. However, this year I was determined to watch what I ate. Part of the problem at the ADA conference is the expo hall. Dietitians deal…(Read More)

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