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It’s not just how much we eat, it’s WHAT we eat that affects our weight.  Those who eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains gain less weight, and maintain weight loss better than those who eat a lot of carbohydrates, …Read More

I had lunch with a born-and-raised Southerner, who loves to cook and eat – just like I do.  She told me she’d lost 15 pounds a year ago, and was keeping it off. She knew I’d written, “The Joy of …Read More

Here are some quick tips and ideas for healthier summer meals, either on the go, or at home. — Avoid carbohydrates.  Have your protein on lettuce leaves, in a salad, or by itself. — Order a sandwich without the bun, …Read More

It’s almost summer and we are on the run with vacations, weekend retreats, parties and even relaxing “stay-cations” at home. While it’s tempting to lower the boundaries and let temptations rule — why deal with a lot of post-party guilt …Read More

A cool delicious drink, with plenty of vitamins,minerals, and not so many calories, carbs, or fat is the glorioussmoothie.  Surely you’ve had one. If not–you’re in for a majortreat–that won’t be self-destructive, either.You can make smoothies at home if you …Read More

A new nutrition campaign has arrived from the USDA with new food guidelines, including a replacement for the old USDA Food Guide Pyramid: an official new set of U.S. Dietary Guidelines.  It was unveiled on June 2nd – a colorful …Read More

Oh my gosh, this recipe is really delicious, if I may say.  Not fattening, either, but be sure to use the low-fat coconut milk and only have a small portion of it, savoring each bite and eating slowly. I made …Read More

There’s a drug, well perhaps it’s a “dietary supplement,” melatonin, that was popular in the 1990’s for such things as jet lag, sleep trouble, insomnia, and even for anti-aging. Now, it’s back again as an ingredient in baked goods! With …Read More

Since it’s spring, time to barbecue, I say!  Here’s a menu that is terrifically delicious, and better for us. Dr. Norris Chumley’s Spring Barbecue Cookout Menu Turkey Burgers Whole Wheat Buns Grilled vegetables Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Spring Salad Prepare the …Read More

Here’s a unique, green, “springy” slaw that’s really great for us, and tasty, too. Dr. Norris Chumley’s Spring Slaw 1 head of cabbage, red or green 2 spring onions 3 small or medium apples (green, red, your favorite – tart …Read More