Tag: healthy food

Defining healthy food has the FDA rethinking what healthy means according to the NY Times.

Defining healthy food has the FDA rethinking what healthy means according to the NY Times. If you remember the food pyramid from the 1980s, they told us that fat is bad and that we should reduce fat in our diets. The FDA was very wrong, resulting in manufacturers making fat-free foods loaded with sugar.  The result is that diabetes has exploded as a health problem in this country. More doctors are agreeing that food is medicine and bad food is resulting in medical conditions years later. 40 years later, people are reducing their reliance on sugary drinks and many companies Read More »

How to maintain healthy eating habits in restaurants.

How to maintain healthy eating habits in restaurants. When preparing food at home, it is easier to control your calories and food quality than in most restaurants. For many of us, the real eye-opener is the restaurants that are now listing the calories of what we eat and what we were consuming before without knowing it. That burger with fries and a milkshake may actually have a full day of food calories; is it no wonder we gait weight and cannot keep it off. Now, more restaurants and diners are savvier about what they eat, the calorie count of what Read More »

Local Medical Doctor buys farm and starts a new farm based practice with nutrition in mind rather than drugs.

Local Medical Doctor buys farm and starts a new farm based practice with nutrition in mind rather than drugs. What is at the root of many chronic diseases that plague us such as diabetes and heart disease? Inflammation has long been heralded as one of the main culprits, caused by what we eat. It is no secret that much of the processed foods we eat and where they come from are nutritionally problematic, and from Dr. Weiss’s point of view, if we change how we eat, many of these diseases patients regularly visit doctors for would go away or be Read More »