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Careful with Causation

Careful with Causation

The media got an early Christmas present this week when the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued a monograph stating that red and processed meats...

“Stay Out of My Plate!”

“Stay Out of My Plate!”

In 2001, I attended a weekend seminar at Canyon Ranch in Arizona. That weekend changed my life. It was over that weekend that I realized I wanted to leave consulting and become a dietitian. I was...

Canned & Frozen?

Each semester I have fun in my Sports Nutrition class asking if canned and frozen fruits and vegetables are as good for you as fresh.  A vast majority of the class is adamant that canned and frozen...

How Safe is That Food?

How Safe is That Food?

One of the tasks you have to do when you lose power for an extended period of time is clean out the refrigerator and freezer.  There is always the nagging question "won't that be OK?"  The answer is...