Carol’s Corner – Vitamins: Good for You or Waste of Money?

Our resident dietitian, Carol Wolin-Riklin, recently joined MyFoxHouston to discuss multivitamins. Follow the link below to get helpful information and answers to the following questions: Do multivitamins actually do anything positive for our health? Are multivitamins a waste of money? Who should be taking vitamins? What are some essential diet tips? http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?...
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Carol’s Corner: Where’s the beef????

Wait till June and I will tell you where the beef is and how to prepare it in a healthy style. The Texas Beef Council is hosting a pasture to plate beef tour of Texas for several lucky Registered Dietitians. Our stops on the beef tour will include a central cooking kitchen for a major market, hands on cooking at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio, trip to a cattle feedlot, tour of th...
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Carol’s Corner: Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder

A recent weight loss study conducted by Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore. noted that in addition to stress reduction, healthy amounts of sleep can be a tool in the pursuit for weight loss success. Good sleep hygiene translates into 6-8 hours of continuous sleep per night, which is elusive to many. Insomnia can be debilitating and decrease functional ability during the day,...
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Carol’s Corner: Incre-D-ible

Issues of dysnutrition have replaced issues of malnutrition in the new millennium. Vitamin D has become the subject of much concern due to the recognition of the increased role Vitamin D plays in the functioning and well-being of our bodies. Information gleaned from recent medical studies links insufficient and deficient levels of Vitamin D to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, insulin resi...
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