Fans of local singer/songwriter, Michael Clarity, may notice there’s less of him lately…..65 pounds less, to be exact. Michael is the subject of an interview I recently conducted regarding weight loss through lifestyle change. He changed his entire approach to nutrient intake, portion sizes and physical activity. According to Clarity, it's been work but totally worth it because the pain of staying was greater than the pain of change. Click title to read more.
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Let’s say the people in charge of your food were honestly tasked with making it better your you, the consumer and tax payer. And let’s say the this governing body was directed by appointed leadership placed there by elected officials whose real purpose is to protect industry. Well then you would have the current FDA
If you have ever suspected that government puts the interests of industry before the benefits of consumers read below. The new Nutrition Facts label was to be mandatory on packaging last year. LAST YEAR. But the FDA, under leadership appointed by our current administration, has provided delay after delay. From FDA.gov:
Love it for hate it, liver is an excellent source of iron.
As a registered dietitian nutritionist and amateur salesperson it's taken several years to figure out what works and what doesn't as a Taste Cart volunteer and St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market vendor. Below is a pictorial on the joys of cooking for a crowd and talking nutrition.
With feet wrapped in bandages the man hobbled up to the table where I was standing.
I noticed the gait first and then the wrapped feet crammed into flip-flops. His heels were hanging off the edge. A volunteer at the table I was visiting knew him.
Next time you are in Old Navy, Office Depot, Dick’s Sporting Goods or Home Depot ask yourself, “Why am I being encouraged to eat at a store that has nothing to do with food?”
While an onion begins many meals in almost every cuisine, the onion, and the entire Allium family, (which includes leeks, shallots, garlic and chives) contains a redolent juice than lingers longer on the fingers (and cutting board) than it does on the tongue.
Aaaahhh…. May 5, 2017 was going to be a great day.
It was that day that restaurants with over 20 locations nationwide were required to put calorie counts on their point of purchase menus. The current administration and FDA leadership have delayed this labeling until 2018 and may ax it completely for some food service establishments. You can thank the supermarket and pizza lobbies for this
Want to work faster in your kitchen? Leave your cutting board out on the counter.
The year was 1997 and I had just moved into my sweet little Beach Drive apartment in downtown St. Petersburg. The previous tenant left behind this big butcher block that measured about 1-foot by 2 feet. It was lovely. It was useful. It was damn heavy.
The true beauty of homemade salad dressings is that they are so full of flavor that you tend to use less of them. And, ultimately, using less of any food means fewer calories. That’s good if you are trying to consume less overall to maintain or lose weight. I am often looking for ways to decrease my input so dressing my salads with these makes sense.