November 24, 1995 |
Even the most thorough examination of food safety issues will leave some questions unanswered. Several sources provide information to the public. They include: * * Meat and Poultry Hotline U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (800) 535-4555 * Seafood Hot Line U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (800) 332-4010 Free brochure, "If You Eat Raw Oysters, You Need to Know..., " also available. * Office of Consumer Inquiries U.S.
July 17, 1992 |
* Hugs, not cookies. Instead of rewarding your child with chocolate chip cookies or ice cream, give her a hug, says pediatrician Dr. Marilyn Lange. Other non-food rewards can include outings to the beach, inexpensive gifts such as baseball cards or hair clips, or special privileges such as extra telephone time. * Choose healthy snacks. Offer raw vegetables and fruit instead of chips or sweets. Children should have at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day. * Limit portion sizes.
January 26, 1998 |
For additional information on fitness and nutrition: * PLEASE (Promoting Lifelong Education About Self-Esteem), 91 S. Main St., West Hartford, CT 06107. * "Afraid to Eat: Children and Teens in Weight Crisis" (Healthy Weight Journal, 1997, $17.95). To order, call (701) 567-2646, or fax (701) 567-2602. Visa and MasterCard accepted. * National Assn. to Advance Fat Acceptance, P.O. Box 188620, Sacramento, CA 95818; (916) 558-6880.
September 22, 1997 |
For additional information on fitness and nutrition: * PLEASE (Promoting Lifelong Education About Self-Esteem), 91 S. Main St., West Hartford, CT 06107. * "Afraid to Eat: Children and Teens in Weight Crisis" (Healthy Weight Journal, 1997). $17.95. To order by fax, call (701) 567-2602, or call (701) 567-2646. Visa or MasterCard accepted. * "Intuitive Eating: A Recovery Book for the Chronic Dieter" (St. Martin's Press, 1995). $21.95. * National Assn. to Advance Fat Acceptance, P.O.
March 21, 1991 |
Dear Eating Right: I have a specific diet problem and I'm not sure whom I should talk to. What is the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian? --CHRIS Dear Chris: For many years, nutrition was considered the stepchild of medicine; physicians rarely took nutrition courses. Moreover, many who called themselves nutritionists had little nutrition background. Most dietitians worked in hospitals, in administration and in food service. Today, things are different.
December 12, 1993 |
Long-distance travel can be tough on the waistline. Junk food seems to call out from airport vending machines. Meals eaten aloft are mistakenly considered pass-the-time snacks. In the hotel room, the mini-bar beckons. Some seasoned travelers, however, face these temptations and win. Edith Howard Hogan traveled 100,000 miles last year--and her weight fluctuated only five pounds. The slender dietitian, who has a private practice in Washington, D.C.