Weight Loss Diet Coaching with a Registered Dietitian

Weight Loss Diet Coaching with a Registered Dietitian

In a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin, scientific director Corrine Voils found participants receiving post weight loss diet coaching with Registered Dietitians were more successful at maintaining their weight loss.  222 participants were randomly selected to receive regular…

Magnesium

Magnesium intake linked to improved blood pressure

Researchers from the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University report that use of supplements containing magnesium is linked to improvements in blood pressure.  The team surveyed 34 clinical trials conducted with a total of over 2000…

Beets

More reasons to eat your beets!

Research suggest that beets (allowed from the STEP3 Weight Maintenance phase of the 3STEPDIET Program and onwards) are not only rich sources of vitamins and minerals such as folate, Vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, betaine, and nitrates, but also have additional…

Obesity

Health risks for obese adults greater now than in 1980s

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (July 2016), reports that the long-term health risks associated with obesity may be greater now for obese individuals than they were for those with obesity in the 1980s. …

New App diet

New type of food app to help stay on track

A new type of food app to help consumers navigate nutrition, that goes beyond the capabilities of standard nutrition apps has been developed and could help you stay on track with your diet.  Food apps in general can allow you…

Food Labels

Trends in menu-labeling have some impact on consumer food choices

A new study published this month in the Journal Nutrition Reviews, reveals that recent menu-labeling policies have in fact had some positive impact on food choices made by consumers.  Even prior to the actual real-world implementation of menu-labeling policies, critics…

Overweight Moms

Overweight moms may be putting their children at risk also

New findings from the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics (June 2016) reveal that overweight and obese women not only misjudge their own portion sizes but also overestimate portions when dishing up at mealtime for their children.  The study conducted…

Yogurt

New options for reduced-sugar yogurts on the horizon

With the release of recent new dietary guidelines, the U.S. government has emphasized the importance of reduced sugar intake for Americans. In light of the increasing obesity epidemic in the nation, the government has urged consumers and food manufacturers alike…