What does low fat or reduced calorie really mean? With the holidays rapidly approaching many of us are starting to scan recipes and plan menus – which means grocery shopping. It also means trying to balance out the excess calories from holiday meals with some “lighter” fare – which also may mean grocery shopping. Walk […]
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Ever wonder if you can really trust all of the numbers written on the label of your frozen chicken with vegetables and rice or next to the burger description in your local fast food emporium? Well, it turns out that you’re right to wonder. The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/12/health/12calo.html) reported on a Tufts study (http://www.adajournal.org/article/S0002-8223(09)01679-4/abstract) […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.