Passive Overconsumption

Passive Overconsumption: The Unintended Intake of Excess Calories

Have you ever ended up eating more calories than you intended? There are certain properties of food that, when we eat until we are comfortably full, result in the unintended consumption of excess calories. This is called the passive overconsumption of calories.
New Study Says to Eat More Beans, Less Beef

New Study Says to Eat More Beans, Less Beef

A recent report by the EAT-Lancet Commission, has found that “the global adoption of healthy diets from sustainable food systems would safeguard our planet and improve the health of billions.
The Calorie Density Approach to Nutrition and Lifelong Weight Management

The Calorie Density Approach to Nutrition and Lifelong Weight Management

Calorie density is the simplest approach to healthful eating and lifelong weight management. This commonsense approach to sound nutrition allows for lifelong weight management without hunger and more food for fewer calories.
The Myth of Moderation

The Myth of Moderation: Do All Foods Really Fit?

Jeff Novick, MS, RDN: You know what they say when it comes to what to eat, “everything in moderation.” Whether it is chocolate, wine, red meat, dessert, etc., nothing is bad in and of itself as long as we just don’t consume too much of it. But how do we define “too much” and how do we
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Jeff Novick, MS, RDN: Thanksgiving is often thought of as time of feasting and indulgence and, for many, it means a time of overindulgence. As food is central to many of our celebrations and our health, I want to share some personal thoughts on Thanksgiving.