Americans Are Eating Less But Still Gaining Weight

August 20, 2013 by  
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    The obesity epidemic might be at an all-time high, but a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that Americans are actually eating significantly less.   Between 2003 and 2010, daily consumption decreased by 74 calories. These numbers are pretty significant considering that daily intake increased by 314 […]

Obese Nation: Why Are Americans So Fat?

March 2, 2012 by  
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A shocking close-up look at the growing obesity epidemic in the United States. It takes courage to watch this video. Please link to for more healthy weight loss information. To learn more about the dangers of fructose and high fructose corn syrup, please log on to: advertising

Americans Need to Get Real About Their Diets

January 12, 2011 by  
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By Julie Upton, RD Consumer Reports recently released results from a national survey about diet practices and beliefs among a representative national sample of adults. The survey reveals that most adults are either out of touch, fooling themselves, or giving themselves more credit than they deserve. As a dietitian, I hear from women every day […]

Americans Get an F in Eating Fruits and Veggies

November 16, 2010 by  
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By Julie Upton, RD At the annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo of the American Dietetic Association this week in Boston, I had the opportunity to hear a disturbing presentation by Elizabeth Pivonka, PhD, RD, president and CEO of Produce for Better Health Foundation. Pivonka spoke about the organization’s most recent research on America’s […]