Category Archive: Nutrition

Nov 15

How to enter recipes on MyFitnessPal

If you’ve read my blog with the article about Underestimating Calories you should be starting to understand the importance of being accurate with your food log. Choosing a generic recipe for a meal on MyFitnessPal is kind of like looking at a jar of change and trying to guess how much money is in it. It’s extremely unlikely that …

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Apr 09

People Underestimate Daily Food Choices

People Underestimate Daily Food Choices How much time during the day are you mindful of food choices? Most people estimate that, on average, they make about 15 food- and beverage-related decisions each day. But one researcher says we make more than 15 times that  more than 200 such decisions. Commenting on his new study, Brian …

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Apr 04

Detox Diets: Myths vs. Reality

Detox Diets: Myths vs. Reality. by Martica Heaner, PhD Nutrition: What You Should Know About Cleanses and Juice Fasts. Catherine Towers forked over $1,000 for a physician-supervised “detox.” “I felt that I needed a drastic change,” says Towers, a brand-marketing consultant in New York City. “Slow weight loss from trying to eat better is uninspiring, so …

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