Eating a Mediterranean diet can help fight heart disease, according to a Spanish study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The most surprising aspect of the study was that changing to this diet after age 55 made a significant difference. The study concludes that, “Among persons at high cardiovascular risk, a Mediterranean diet supplemented […]
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A recent study published by New York Daily News studied the habits of the “Ramadan” diet, and how these habits may actually be good for weight-loss. The premise is fasting during the day followed by carb-heavy meals at night (a perfect time for pasta). The study included police officers who were encouraged to stick to […]
Video report from ABC 13, WHAM-TV – Rochester, NY. Registered Dietitian Pat Baird (@PatBairdRD) explains how to make meals more nutritious and healthy by incorporating pasta into easy mixed-meals. These meals can be vegetarian, whole-wheat, etc. Pasta is the perfect way to mix in vegetables and nutrients for a well-rounded dinner.
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The National Pasta Association kicks off National Pasta Month every October! Pasta lovers eat their favorite food seven times a month – nearly twice a week!
Moderately obese people who ate the Mediterranean diet lost more weight than groups of people who followed either a low-fat or a low-carbohydrate diet, researchers reported. The Mediterranean group weighed almost seven pounds less than they weighed six years earlier. In the low-carb group, the total was 3.7 pounds, and the low-fat group was 1.3 […]
Americans love food demons, and our newest one is wheat. The top-selling diet book of the moment is Wheat Belly, in which a Wisconsin-based cardiologist blames the humble grain for everything from dandruff to dementia. The author, Dr. William Davis, advises to never let the stuff cross your mouth; the inclusion of healthy whole grains […]