Tag Archives: nutrition


Missed: The Connection Between Mental Illness and Poor Nutrition

  “It’s a travesity!” That was Gloria’s take on Bell Media’s “Let’s Talk Day” on February 12th. It’s a day that Bell Media sets aside to raise awareness and encourage dialogue about mental health. Bell donated five cents for every long distance call, text, tweet, and Facebook share sent that day. … Continue reading


Three-Step Shopping Plan: Step 1, Nutritional Planning

Last week, someone who’s in the middle of reading our book Eat to Save Your Life remarked that he thought his family eats pretty well, but the book has revealed they’ve been buying things that everyone thought were nutritious, but weren’t. As he reads our book, his family is making … Continue reading


Breakfast Fuels the Brain

Classes started this month for thousands of students. For Jerre, this is the first year in 46 that he hasn’t headed for the classroom, too. He retired last year, so his students won’t hear his usual first-day-of-classes rant about nutrition, brain function, and grades. Instead, he’s going to rant here. … Continue reading


Food and the Power of Marketing

Jerre’s teenage grandchildren visited him this week. Last summer, Jerre’s grandson copy-edited our book Eat to Save Your Life with skill and efficiency. He and his sister know a great deal about nutrition, and even chided Grandpa last week for having a bag of potato chips in the cupboard. That … Continue reading


Advertising is Not Nutritional Advice

A few days ago, First Lady Michelle Obama was interviewed on television regarding her new book that celebrates the White House kitchen garden and gardens throughout the United States. During that interview, one of her comments made us sit up and take note. She explained that, before her husband was … Continue reading

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