Lessons on Longevity
I am fascinated by people who live 100 years or older. What have they seen? How do they live? What are their secrets to a long and satisfying life? The right genes must be in their favor, but are there other factors? What lessons can we learn from centurions that will help our lives? Read More
Rest is something I find myself looking for. Rest is eternally relevant. The Sabbath is a promise of a forever rest in God's presence where the celebration of life and creation will go on throughout eternity. Read More
Nutritional Road Map to Health
The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005 are out! Rose Stoia EdD,RD helps to make these guidelines practical and useful! Rose believes these guidelines are a combination of good science and common sense. Read More
Fighting the Flu Bug
Cold and flu season are in full swing. Each year 5% to 20% of Americans get the flu. Usually about 200,000 are hospitalized due to complications from the flu.
Rose Stoia EdD,RD shares a lot of information to help us fight the flu bug! Read More
Revising Your Favorite Recipes
Most recipes can allow a healthful renovation without adversely affecting the taste or texture of the food. Here are tips on revising your favorite recipes. Read More
A Lasting Resolution
New Year's Resolutions! All those promises of change we make each year, for many of us weight control is at the top of the "to change" list. Needing resolve to make a lasting change? Rose Stoia EdD,RD has written a wonderful article with tips and ideas on how to make a long-term commitment to weight control. Read More
Grazing Through the Holidays
?Happy Turkey Day,? chirped my neighbor.
?Have a lovely Thanksgiving,? was my reply.
Turkey Day indeed! Is that all Thanksgiving means, eating turkey? Recently I heard a radio personality saying that she felt Christmas and chocolate were synonymous. Even the holy birth of Christ is to be permanently coupled with candy indulgence? Read More
Weight Control 101 - Changing Behavior
Do you gain "6 pounds during the holidays" as most Americans do? Get a jump-start on weight control with this first in a series about controlling eating habits. Then you can ignore the diet hype that hits every January. Read More
Low Carb Diet ? Yea or Nay
Dr. Atkins guarantees you will lose weight by cutting out carbs (carbohydrate foods) and eating mostly animal protein. This ?new? diet has been around since the late ?70s. Don?t trade a few pounds for serious health risks.
Promising the Impossibe to the Gullible
Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, ?Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and a conscientious stupidity.? This is so true in the venue of nutrition information. Many individuals with no professional schooling in nutrition sincerely believe themselves an expert in dispensing nutrition information. Read More