Category Archives: Health

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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Pumpkin Nutrition

Pumpkin, one of my favorite winter squashes, comes to center stage during the month of November. Both the fleshy part and the seeds are nutrient-rich and work well in both sweet and savory dishes. Nutrients Pumpkin flesh (or the mushy part) is a fantastic source of fiber, potassium and beta-carotene (an antioxidant and precursor to…
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Chocolate & Health

    Last week I had the pleasure of eating a fireball at “A Grande Finale Patisserie” in Lafayette, Colorado. The chocolate and Chili powder combination was delicious – not too heavy, not too light, not too spicy – but just right. My taste buds were immersed in chocolateness. That got me thinking about the…
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Which Fruits & Vegetables Should We Buy Organic?

Is organic produce healthier than conventionally grown produce? I do not know of a study that has directly tested health outcomes in humans who consume conventionally grown produce compared to organically grown produce. However, there are studies showing harmful effects of pesticides on the neurological and reproductive development in animals. There are also studies that…
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