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KTK-Nutrition · 1d ago

Best Diets for Health 2018

What does “eating healthy” mean?  What are healthy diets to follow?  Not for weight loss or weight gain, but just a healthy eating pattern?  I recently heard a person say they were on a vege...
KTK-Nutrition · 1W ago

To lose weight, should you count time or calories?

Can you lose weight without dieting?  Can you eat what you want and lose weight?  New year, new goals.  If one of your goals is to take off a few pounds, do you need to count calories, go on...
KTK-Nutrition · 2W ago

Focus on Whole Wheat Bread

Are you choosing whole wheat bread or bread that has some or no whole wheat?  When I ask my students, “How can you tell if bread is whole grain?” I get quite interesting answers.  Some say, ...
KTK-Nutrition · 3W ago

Things you thought were bad for your diet, but aren’t

So many nutrition myths about what foods are good for you and what foods are bad for your health.  MSN has an interesting article 11 things people think are terrible for your diet that actua...
KTK-Nutrition · 4W ago

How can you avoid holiday weight gain?

Celebrate! Parties, dinners, cookie exchanges, buffets, what a fun time of year.  We all want to indulge and enjoy ourselves over the holidays.  How can you be merry, eat and drink this holi...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

The Good/ Bad Carbohydrates Debate. By: Olivia Lange (guest author)

Introduction:  In the nutrition class I teach, students were asked to respond to and prepare a convincing argument to counter the statement, Carbohydrates are bad for you.  One of those stud...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

How healthy is spaghetti sauce?

Enjoy that pasta and cover it with some spaghetti sauce.  How healthy is spaghetti sauce?  Are some brands healthier than others?  What should you look for when buying spaghetti sauce?Is spa...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

How healthy is pasta?

How healthy is the pasta in your spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, rigatoni, and other pasta dishes?  So many people have been avoiding pasta as it is a “carb” and they think carbs are unhealt...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

How can you build stronger bones?

But too many of us aren’t getting the calcium we need.  About 80%of teenage girls and 60% of teenage boys aren’t getting enough calcium in their diets. Most adultsare also low in getting eno...
KTK-Nutrition · 2M ago

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Are you at risk of diabetes?  About 1 in 4 Americans have diabetes and don’t even know it.  About 23 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes and 7 million of us don’t even know it.  Another 7...