Beware of “Free Trial” Scams!

By: Jennifer “Neily” Neily | MS, RDN, FAND Several years ago, I posted a blog warning about a scam involving a free trial for a dietary supplement supposedly featured on the popular TV show Shark Tank. It wasn’t on Shark Tank. But it was a scam. I received countless messages from people

Organic Food Is Not Always Better

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND ~ Surveys reveal consumers generally believe organic food superior to non-organic food. They think it’s healthier, more nutritious, and free of pesticides. But is it? Since the USDA National Organic Program began in 2002, foods certified to be organic

New Dietary Guidelines for Healthy Living

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ Although this may not be the most fascinating thing you read today, it’s essential for good health. It’s well-known that dietary intake affects our health. Sixty percent of adults have one or more diet-related chronic diseases: heart disease, cancer,

Eat Healthy with Three Ingredients and Three Approaches

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ It’s the New Year, and we all know what that means: Resolutions! Nutrition, exercise, and weight loss will be top of mind for many, so let’s consider the best approaches. When it comes to eating plans for health and overall wellbeing, we are all unique.

Accept Who You Are in 2021

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ In the 1993 movie Cool Runnings, loosely based on the Jamaican bobsled team, there was a scene I won’t forget. John Candy played the coach who retired to Jamaica in disgrace after being disqualified from the 1972 Olympics because he cheated. One player,

Carbs Are Not Bad – Just Misunderstood

Useful tips for the 50+ gen and everyone else By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ Carbohydrates aren’t bad guys. They are, however, one of the six required nutrients broken down to give the body energy. How many people do you know went on a low-carb diet such as Atkins? Did they lose weight?

Healthy Snacks for Adults 50+

Healthy Snacks for Adults 50+

What you need to know By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND ~ Ask 10 nutrition experts about adult snacking and you’ll get 10 different answers. Ask me and I’ll answer: yes, no, maybe. When it comes to eating for well-being, we’re all unique. No two approaches are identical. Gone are three

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