Easy Peasy Taco Salad

Easy Peasy Taco Salad

Today’s blog post was written by our dietetic intern, Hallie Nix. Thanks, Hallie! Summer is here, and I could not be more excited! I love getting to sit out on the patio with a cold Topo Chico and enjoy a summer-y meal! Ever since starting my journey as a...
Healthy Food: How to Find Reliable Info

Healthy Food: How to Find Reliable Info

Confused about “healthy” foods? The recent survey from the International Food Information Council Foundation found that many Americans are confused about what a “healthy” food is. I think that one of the reasons is illustrated in the survey’s finding that most people...
Big Mistake in the Food and Health Survey

Big Mistake in the Food and Health Survey

The 2017 Food & Health Survey from the International Food Information Council based findings on a false assumption about BMI and health. This week, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) released findings from the 2017 Food & Health Survey, which...
Limitations of BMI: You Are Not a Number

Limitations of BMI: You Are Not a Number

What is BMI (Body Mass Index)? Almost 200 years ago, a mathematician invented the BMI formula (a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters) using data from just a few hundred people. Because of the limitations of BMI, it was never...