The Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous

What the Heck is Seitan? Is It Healthy?

Hinzugefügt: 13. April 2021

What is seitan, and what's it made of? How do you use it? Is it good for you? Find out whether meat substitute one to try or one to skip? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty...

Busted: 2 Persistent Myths About Eating and Your Metabolism

Hinzugefügt: 6. April 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

Does eating more frequently boost your metabolism or cause you to burn more calories? Will going too long between meals cause you to go into starvation mode? Nutrition Diva has the facts on these...

Nutrition Around the World: Colombian Cuisine

Hinzugefügt: 30. März 2021

In the latest installment of our series on global cuisine, dietitian Sandra Arévalo joins me to talk about the nutritional aspects of traditional Colombian diets. Read the transcript. Check out all...

Why you need more (not less) phytic acid in your diet

Hinzugefügt: 23. März 2021

Phytic acid is often referred to as an "anti-nutrient" because it can block the absorption of minerals from foods. But phytic acid also has many positive effects on health. Nutrition Diva weighs...

Is Your Calorie Counter Lying to You? (Reissue)

Hinzugefügt: 16. März 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 3

Whether it's the number of calories on the Nutrition Facts label or the readout on your Fitbit, chances are those calories counts are wildly inaccurate. So, what's the point of paying...

611 - 3 Ways the Pandemic Helped us Eat Better

Hinzugefügt: 9. März 2021

There's no doubt pandemic restrictions have affected our eating habits in ways both good and bad. We've all heard enough about the "quarantine 15," so let's take a look at the upsides...

610 - Nutritional Supplements You Don't Need (And Some You Do)

Hinzugefügt: 2. März 2021

Nutritional supplements are a $122 billion dollar industry and the majority of adults take at least one. Yet most research shows them to be of little benefit. Nurition Diva offers some guidelines...

609 - Why 'Nothing' Matters in Nutrition Research

Hinzugefügt: 23. Februar 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 5

We tend to pay more attention to research studies when they find something that works. But we learn just as much from what doesn't work. Greg Lopez of Examine.com joins me to explain how to...

Do Produce-Saver Products Really Keep Food Fresh Longer?

Hinzugefügt: 16. Februar 2021

A variety of products claim to keep produce fresh longer by absorbing ethylene gas. Preventing food waste is important, but do these products really work? Read the transcript. Check out all the...

607 - Is Sourdough Bread Better for You?

Hinzugefügt: 9. Februar 2021

Many people assume that sourdough must be more nutritious than regular bread. But is there any science to support that assumption? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows....

606 - Nutrition Around the World: Indian Cuisine

Hinzugefügt: 2. Februar 2021

Vandana Sheth, author of My Indian Table and a registered dietitian, explains how nutritional guidelines based on Western dietary patterns can be adapted for traditional Indian cuisine. Read the...

605 - Beating Type 2 Diabetes with Beneficial Bacteria

Hinzugefügt: 26. Januar 2021

Type 2 diabetes affects about one in ten adults and anti-diabetic medications are the fourth most commonly prescribed medications. Could the bacteria in our guts hold the key to restoring a healthy...

604 - Is It Time to Stop Taking Fish Oil?

Hinzugefügt: 19. Januar 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 1

Despite a recent decrease in the number of people taking it, fish oil supplements remain the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use? Read...

603 - Do Low-Carb Diets Really Boost Your Metabolism?

Hinzugefügt: 12. Januar 2021

A new analysis suggests that low-carb diets cause you to burn more calories and lose weight. But the details tell a different story. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips...

602 - Is Dried Fruit Good for You?

Hinzugefügt: 5. Januar 2021

Is dried fruit as healthy as fresh? Is it healthy for people with diabetes? For toddlers? What are the healthiest dried fruits? Read on for answers to all your dried fruit questions. Read the...

601 - 4 Myths about Sulfites and Wine Busted

Hinzugefügt: 29. Dezember 2020

Does wine give you a headache? Don't blame the sulfites. Find out what problems sulfites do (and don't) cause and whether you need to avoid them. Read the transcript. Check out all the...

357 - Cool Weather Nutrition Tips (Reissue)

Hinzugefügt: 22. Dezember 2020

How to tweak your meals and menus to keep your nutrition up as the mercury dips. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RSWl2p

600 - Facts About Trans Fats (and Their Replacements)

Hinzugefügt: 15. Dezember 2020

Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

599 - Why Am I So Hungry Before My Period?

Hinzugefügt: 8. Dezember 2020 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 4

It's common to experience an increased appetite or cravings for certain foods before your period. Understanding what's going on in your body and brain can help you cope. Read the...

598 - Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Heart Disease?

Hinzugefügt: 1. Dezember 2020

A new study links diet soda consumption to increased risk of heart disease. You don't necessarily have to give up your favorite artificially-sweetened drink, but you may want to stop seeing it...