Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

“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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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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Multigrain products: is this a good source of whole grains?

You may be seeing “multigrain” on products from crackers to bread at the grocery, but does that make it a good choice if you are trying to add to your daily fiber count?  Unfortunately, most of the time “no”.  Multigrain simply means more than one grain, not that the grains are whole.  If you want […]

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Grilled Beer Can Chicken

Serving Size: 4   RUB*: 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper   CHICKEN: 1 whole chicken (4 to 5 pounds) 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 16 oz. can […]

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Dutch Baby Pancake

Springtime is one of my favorite times for brunch, be it Easter or Mother’s Day.  Here’s one of my families favorite, it’s quick and easy.  While the pancake is in the oven, cut up the fruit.  Sometimes I also serve this dish with steamed asparagus and sliced ham or Canadian bacon.  I hope you enjoy. […]

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Is it just calories that count?

I’ve been noticing lately the fast food industry is trying to entice customers by giving the impression that their product is a healthy choice because it has less than 500 calories.  Does this make it healthy?  Does using sea salt vs. regular salt make it healthy?  Should I be looking at the fat grams?  From […]

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Portion Distortion and Healthy Tips for Eating Out

A “portion” is defined as the amount of food you choose to eat for a meal or snack. The continuing rising rate of obesity in our country and “portion distortion” plays an important part in these statistics. Twenty years ago a portion of spaghetti and meatballs consisted of one-cup spaghetti with sauce and three small […]

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June Cooking Class: Summer Picnics with Peggy

Tues. June 21, 6:30-8:30pm.  Cooking class – Summer picnics with Peggy Korody, RD, CLT. It’s time to pack up the picnic basket, head off to the park or beach and enjoy some good food. We’ll also talk about food safety, and cook up some tasty take along dishes. $49 (prepay by June 17th receive a […]

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Nutritional Myths

Where should you turn for good nutrition advice? Oprah? Oprah’s cook, her personal trainer, or best friend? How about the clerk at the vitamin/health food store, infomercials, magazines, your friends, or your doctor? What qualifies these sources to give good advice on nutrition? Good nutritional advice comes from trusted sources, and is backed up by […]

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The New California Menu Labeling Law

Did you know that California has a menu labeling law? The first phase went into effect on July 1st, 2009, which basically states that any restaurant chain, with 20 or more restaurants, has to provide nutritional information to it’s customers. As of January 1st of this year, this information has to be on the menu […]

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