The holiday eating season can wreak havoc on your diet. With a little careful thought and planning, you can avoid holiday weight gain.
Whether you call it a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes are a super-food to incorporate in our diets. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A which plays an important role in […]
Summer is finally here! The season of cookouts, vacations and best of all farmers markets with all of our favorite fruits and vegetables. Berries, a popular choice for many of us, are currently abundant in grocery stores and farmers markets for a low price. These sweet, juicy and refreshing fruits are packed with nutrients and health benefits. Here are some reasons to add the variety of berries to your diet.
As you work hard to eat well and exercise to feel good, look good and live longer don’t forget sleep as it is essential for health. Here are some tips on eat your way to a good night’s sleep.
The “8 glasses a day” advice is a good place to start but it’s important to adjust your fluid intake based on your lifestyle. Recognize the following signs of dehydration and act quickly to rehydrate…
With every New Year we resolve to eat well, exercise more, get more sleep and stay healthy. Unfortunately for many of us by the end of February our goals have […]
Starting mid-September, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Georgetown University team up to offer Your Weigh…Together, at both the Law Center and Main Campus. This group program for weight management […]
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. Each year, nearly 715,000 people have a heart attack and 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States. […]
What do renowned meditation teacher, Tara Brach, MSNBC’s Mika Brezezinski and Joe Scarborough, New York Times best-selling author, Chris Crowley, and Georgetown’s Professor Thomas Sherman all have in common? They […]
For as much enjoyment good food can bring into our lives, the focus often feels to be on foods to be avoided rather than on those to be sought. I […]
It is famously asked: “Why are humans the only animal that has to be told what to eat?” We are seemingly bombarded by nutritional advice from a multitude of sources, […]
When designing an evidence-based nutrition course, or researching an evidence-based lecture, I am continuously surprised to learn how little real data exists for seemingly basic concepts in nutrition. Many times […]
September is a beautiful and bountiful time in the Washington region. The weather is warm and sunny with just a hint of that crisp Autumn air, and the markets are […]