Nutrition Consultant, Author, Speaker
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Creating an approach to food that works for you -
Diets aren’t the answer. There is no one right way to eat.
Figuring out what to eat and how to navigate our incredibly abundant food supply is challenging for most people. More information doesn’t seem to be the answer. Maybe it is time …
Celebrating Food’s Rightful Place in Our Lives
Food matters. Food impacts us on many levels: physically, physiologically, mentally, emotionally, culturally and socially. When your business is about food it is important to understand food in the fullest sense.
The science of nutrition is not …
Translating nutrition science into the art of eating well
Nutrition science is a young and dynamic discipline. New information is available everywhere, but often without a sense of what it means and how to use it effectively. Too often nutrition news is translated into sound bites instead of …
Applying Food and Nutrition Science in Family Law -
Bonnie Modugno, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian providing expert witness research and testimony in child support cases since 1998. Bonnie is the owner of More Than Food, Inc, a food and nutrition consultation business and Nutrition Works, a …
Statin therapy is the de facto standard of care to reduce risk of heart disease, despite rhetoric in medical guidelines to initially address diet and exercise. Doctors prescribe statins to reduce total and LDL serum cholesterol--now considered to be rather weak risk factors for heart disease. This past month new recommendations to increase the target population for statin therapy triggered an uproar. Halleluiah. Finally some push back from the medical community.
Total cholesterol levels should never have been more than a screening tool. With a prediction rate of about 50%, this "gold standard" predicts heart disease about as well as a flip of a coin. Some clinicians quote studies estimating 50-75% of individuals suffering a heart attack have cholesterol levels within normal …