Nutrition

SERVING vs PORTION Pt II Dining Out

Membership Rules Here in the United States, around the latter part of the 19th century, there was a club. Besides memebership dues, club members had to maintain a minimum weight requirement, and club dinners were nothing short of gluttonous extravaganzas. The basic premise of this club -The larger you were physically, Read more…

By Jwilltrain, ago
Nutrition

Cheat Meals BRING IT

To cheat or not to cheat (Meals)  When it comes to something I believe everyone can agree on (high fives’ and knuckle bumps) I’d say it’s a cheat meal. Say, a deep dish pizza, side of onion rings, finished off with a slice of tirimisu? Yeah, baby. We’ re all Read more…

By jwilltrain, ago
Nutrition

Sunshine in a Glass

Growing up, my mom said that to me every morning right after handing me a glass of orange juice. It helped me get started in the morning. Every time. It still does. A bit cheesy I know, but it does. VITAMINS The body needs 13 of them, including vitamin A Read more…

By jwilltrain, ago
Nutrition

SERVING vs PORTION Pt I

Howboutdah? In my copy of The American Dietetic Association’s Complete Food & Nutrition Guide revised & updated 3rd edition, which sits on a counter in my kitchen next to some other staples, it discusses “Portion Distortion”. Don’t Get It Twisted It goes on to say, “Today’s portions seem to say “Eat until you Read more…

By jwilltrain, ago