Category Archives: Calorie Control

Controlling Weight by Tracking Calories

Many of you already know that I am the consulting dietitian with the online diet and exercise tracker, MyNetDiary.  I am also a member who tracks my calories so I was thrilled to do this short TV spot on Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" - it aired 1/20/11.  Here is the video of the show. Enjoy! Best,…
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MyNetDiary: App for Food and Activity Tracking

Dear Readers, I am thrilled that the company that I consult with, www.mynetdiary.com, is listed with iTunes App Store Essentials:   http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewRoom?fcId=384704782&id=25204&mt=8 Also, MyNetDiary is mentioned in this FoxNews video:  http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/special_report/mobile-apps-to-improve-your-life-072810 Enjoy! Best, Kathy Isacks, Registered Dietitian, LLC
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Tips for Reducing Sugar at Breakfast

Did you know that the American Heart Association recommends that we limit added sugars as a part of a heart healthy diet?  Their current guidelines are:  100 calories or less per day for women = 25 grams (e.g. 6 teaspoons of sugar) 150 calories or less per day for men = 38 grams (e.g. 9…
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Before There Was Candy There Was Dried Fruit

Dried fruit – Mother Nature’s original candy!  As a dietitian with a serious sweet tooth, I would like to dedicate this post to dried fruit.  A powerhouse of calories, dried fruit will reward you with all the sweetness you crave along with nutrients and antioxidants.  Consider it a delicacy and practice portion control unless you are…
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