Inflammation: What Is It, and how can my diet and behavior affect it?
Suppose you’ve been told to eat an anti-inflammatory diet, or maybe you’re a practitioner whose clients want to know whether
How can we implement better health behaviors in cancer survivors?
Lifestyle interventions targeted at obtaining/maintaining a healthy body weight and/or incorporating physical activity and healthy eating habits have great potential
I eat what you eat: Maternal Nutrition and Epigenetics
Potential mothers, new mothers and mothers of multiples often worry about how their nutrition will affect their children. With the
Breastmilk from a Bottle and Obesity Risk
As a new parent you can go no longer than 24 hours without hearing the phrase “Breast is Best.” I
Moving Beyond BMI – An Evaluation of an Alternative Adiposity Index and Mortality Risk
By Caitlin Dow, Student Blogger Body Mass Index. BMI, for short. Those three words tend to conjure up some intense
Health Professionals Need More Nutrition Education. How Can We Deliver?
By Allison Dostal, PhD It’s not a revelation that most Americans would benefit from increased nutrition education and guidance. Newly
Obesity is Not a Disease of Sloth and Gluttony
By Caitlin Dow, PhD The most recent data from the CDC indicates that approximately 35% of American adults have obesity
ACCN15: Navigating the New Obesity Guidelines and Algorithms
By Celez Suratos, MS, RD, ACCN15 Blogger It’s no surprise that obesity was one of the many topics covered at
ACCN15: Motivational Interviewing Techniques to Encourage Lifestyle Changes/Weight Loss
By Celez Suratos, MS, RD, ACCN15 Blogger Motivational interviewing (MI) is a technique used to incite positive behavior change. It
Small, Frequent Meals
Guest Post by ASN Member Hassan S. Dashti, PhD. Small, frequent meals, also referred to as grazing, picking, nibbling, and