By Susan Kundrat, MS, RD, LD
Learn what individual food plans a nutritionist would recommend for three typical clients you may work with.
n a recent survey of 623 fitness and dietetics professionals, 81 percent
of the dietetics professionals said they provided clients with physical activity information, while 93 percent of the fitness professionals said they gave clients...
By Debra Wein, MS, RD
ou have probably noticed an abundance of new foods on the market containing soy. You expect to find tofu--yet soy milk, soy burgers, soy hot dogs, soy cheese and other soy products are making appearances as well. Their visibility may be due to the newest health claim passed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA 1999), which states, in p...
It decreases the risk of heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, diabetes, hypertension, obesity and cancer (American Dietetic Association [ADA] 1997). No, it isn’t the latest pharmaceutical wonder or a breakthrough supplement being hawked on late-night infomercials. You may be surprised to learn that this mystery elixir is actually a vegetarian diet!
AMERICAN D I E T ET IC A S S OC I AT I O N
Want to know what the country’s leading dietitians
and scientists forecast will be the next trends in
food and nutrition? Members of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) met this past fall in Atlanta to collectively peer into a glass ball at the organization’s 82nd annual conference. With its theme of “The Future Is Now/Dietetics 2000,” the conference offered a bounty of information for health and fitness professionals to start digesting now.
Should You Take Creatine?
reatine continues to be one of the most popular supplements for exercise enthusiasts. How do you know whether or not it could benefit you? The first step toward making an informed choice is to find out as much as you can about a product. Research on creatine is far from complete, but scientific evidence on using it keeps growing. To gain a better perspect...
By Pa t t i T ve i t M i l l i g a n , M S , R D
What you need to know to help your athletic clients stay on top of their unique nutritional needs.
or athletes engaged in serious physical conditioning, nutrition can be crucial. Proper nutrition can improve endurance, speed recovery from exertion, lower the risk of injury and assist in rehabilitation. By keeping up wit...
Do you Love Your Food Everyday? It’s clear the creators behind LYFE Kitchen do, and they are hoping to spread their passion about healthy, delicious and wholesome offerings in a fast-slow food model.
Restaurant launches come and go, but somehow, the buzz surrounding this one and the people driving the project make the opening this month in Palo Alto, California, stand out.
Cocoa. Just the word conjures up steaming, frothy mugs of hot chocolate on a brisk day, or a delicate dusting of chocolate powder on a delightful dessert. Mmm. Besides satiating the pleasure centers of the brain, not to mention tickling the taste buds, cocoa offers physiological benefits. The powerful but small cacao bean, from which cocoa is derived, contains compounds called flavanols. Flavanols are found in other beneficial foods, such as tea and red wines; however, cocoa contains more flavanols per serving than either.
Nicki Anderson, IDEA contributing editor, personal trainer and mom to four 20-somethings, is an enthusiastic home cook who regularly develops and adapts new recipes in her Naperville, Illinois, “test kitchen.”
newsletter_teaser: In a house where fish isn’t always the most welcome dish, Anderson says, this creation is eagerly anticipated. Loaded with healthy sources of protein and potassium, and low in sodium and fat, it could easily become a go-to favorite on your table, too.