The shopper’s Dilemma: To Shun Or Embrace The Center Aisles?
Which consumer are you? –The astute academic or health professional: You have a degree (one or more) in nutrition, you
Instagram: The New Frontier for Weight Loss?
When you open Instagram*, you’re immediately bombarded with beautiful pictures of iconic nature scenes, happily engaged couples, the most adorable
Is January 1 the best date to kick-start a weight loss diet?
By: Hassan S Dashti, PhD The most popular New Years resolution by far is weight loss. People kick-start their new
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
Breakfast Consumption and Weight Loss
By Caitlin Dow, PhD Breakfast is often considered the “most important meal of the day,” and if you are looking
Green Tea: Who Does it Help, and How?
By: Emma Partridge, MS Candidate Green tea contains a high concentration of polyphenols, most of which are flavanols. Flavanols are
Rethinking the problem of long-term weight management
By Banaz Al-khalidi Losing weight is hard enough. Keeping it off is even harder. Despite decades of scientific advancement in
The Risks and Benefits of Weight Loss in Overweight Seniors: ACCN Day Three
By Sheela Sinharoy, Student Blogger Is weight loss always recommended for obese persons, or are there some individuals for whom