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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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“Sprinkle, Eat, and Lose Weight” sound familiar?

Did you fall for the  “too good to be true” – “sprinkle, eat and lose weight” Sensa marketing hype?  If so you should know the FTC is issuing refund checks. Not surprising, there is  no scientific evidence to prove this product results with weight loss. Click here for the FTC announcement. Are you ready to […]

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Superfood or Just Super Marketing Hype?

As a dietitian I find it frustrating to hear people buy into “celebrity” hype of “superfoods”. Our own locally grown fruits and vegetables are great choices for a healthy diet.  I personally do not need my fruit pulverized and dried into a powder so I can sprinkle it on my cereal or toss into a […]

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FDA nut butter recall

I wanted to share with you the FDA list of the recent nut butter recalls.  These nut butters are being recalled for potential salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that can cause a serious or sometimes fatal infection. These products were sold at some of the popular markets such as:  Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and Kroger/Safeway. Click […]

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How Mom’s can change the world

I just listened to a Ted Talk by a fellow Registered Dietitian, Jen Haugen.  She presented a great topic “How Mom’s can change the world” and I wanted to share it with you.  Although, I think in some cases we can say “Dads” too! Actually, what she presented is how I raised my kids and […]

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As seen on Dr. Oz….FTC sues….

Did you go out an buy green coffee bean extract after watching a Dr. Oz show?  Were you actually thinking that you would loose 20 pounds in 4 weeks and 16% body fat?  The FTC is sueing a Flordia based company with charges that Green Coffee Bean Sellers deceived consumers through fake news sites and […]

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Still looking for that “magic” pill for weight loss?

You might want to read this latest report from ConsumerLabs.  They tested some “as seen on Dr. Oz”   Garcinia Cambogia supplements and found they didn’t contain what the bottle states.  Also, there have been some small, poorly designed studies stating weight loss with this supplement, but a well-designed clinical study failed to show weight and […]

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Weight Loss Scams

Are you looking for a quick, easy, don’t have to do anything weight loss plan?  Well, sorry they do not exist and the FTC is finally coming down on phony plans/products (click here to read more).  If you really want to lose weight the healthy way, contact your friendly dietitian!

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More statins!

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released new U.S. cardiovascular prevention guidelines to prevent heart attack and stroke.  It’s estimated that 33 million Americans without heart disease will now be prescribed statins. Although lifestyle change and diet is included in the guidelines, I didn’t hear much in the media recommending a heart […]

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Almond Milk

I usually never recommend almond milk to my clients because if you read the ingredient label of most brands the product is full of additives and chemicals and very low in almonds. But yesterday I was so excited when I came across a brand, Califia, with the ingredient list: filtered water, almonds. That’s it! I […]

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Salmonella in the news…

Perhaps you saw or heard the news that Foster Farms chicken has sickened many due to salmonella. Salmonella is a pathogen that can make us sick and is prevalent in poultry, but it does not have to make us sick. Proper handling and cooking temperatures is all it takes to be safe. Here are the […]

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