__HEALTHY LIVING ARTICLES
Memory of a previous meal can affect appetite
CBC News, December 6, 2012
Remembering a large meal may make people feel fuller but an inaccurate memory
can have opposite effect, a small experiment suggests. Researchers showed 100 volunteers either a small or large portion of tomato soup before lunch and then used a hidden pump to refill or empty the bowl
without the diner noticing.
What grains and gluten mean (or don’t mean) for weight loss
By Jennifer Sygo, National Post, December 4, 2012
When it comes to weight loss, gluten-free diets are all the rage. Unfortunately, despite the claims that gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye foods promotes weight gain, there are no published clinical trials to date comparing a gluten-free versus gluten-containing diets for weight loss.
It's never too late to eat your way to heart health, study says
By Cory Ruf, CBC News, December 3, 2012
The role of healthy eating in preventing heart disease is well established, but a new international study spearheaded by researchers in Hamilton suggests that chowing down on wholesome foods improves health outcomes even for people who already suffer from cardiovascular disease.
Battle over bread: Are wheat and other grains really anathema to healthy eating?
By Jennifer Sygo, National Post, November 27, 2012
According to one increasingly popular line of thinking, grain-based foods trigger undesirable blood sugar fluctuations, tooth decay and inflammation in our body, which in turn may lead to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even cancer. Of the grains we consume regularly, wheat and its derivatives have been
targeted as being particularly harmful, largely due to the presence of gluten, a protein that is known to trigger serious health issues in those with celiac disease and in those who’ve more recently been identified as having non-celiac gluten sensitivity.
Beware of the HCG diet
Canada.com, March 2, 2012
Best brekkies with benefits
The National Post, January 24, 2012
Nutrition Bites:Take a chance on chia
The National Post, January 31, 2012
Eat smart: 21 fat-fighters to give your diet a boost
Canada.com Health Guide, March 12, 2012
Weight-loss supplements deemed a waste of money
CBC News, March 7, 2012
Of the hundreds of products reviewed by Oregon State University researcher Melinda Manore, many were scrutinized in randomized clinical trials to prove their effectiveness, and only a few products — such as green tea, fibre and low-fat dairy supplements — resulted in a modest weight loss compared to placebo groups...
Food for Thought
By Toby Amidor, M.S., R.D.
There is how much sugar in that?
By Toby Amidor, M.S., R.D.
Also, when you eat too many empty sugar calories, you tend to skimp on the good stuff (think: fruits and veggies) and nutrients your body needs…
Nutrition Myths Busted
You have to drink eight cups of water per day
You hear it so often — that eight cups of water a day is necessary for everything from weight control to cleansing the body — that it seems it must be truth, but the reality is there is no good evidence to support this claim...
Beata Blajer, RD, CDE
Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Founder & Consultant
WISECHOICES Nutrition Consulting
Serving Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
Tel: (416) 885-9764
Fax: (905) 398-6054