March is…National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, so it is time to consider the 2013 MyPlate Photo Contest!   RPS encourages you to take a photo of your plate starting this Friday, March 1 (goes through March). All photos posted on Facebook page are automatically entered to win in one of the following categories (employee and student … More March is…National Nutrition Month


It’s The Sugar, Folks…by Mark Bittman

Interesting point: obesity doesn’t cause diabetes, sugar intake does.    The key point in the article is this: “Each 150 kilocalories/person/day increase in total calorie availability related to a 0.1 percent rise in diabetes prevalence (not significant), whereas a 150 kilocalories/person/day rise in sugar availability (one 12-ounce can of soft drink) was associated with a … More It’s The Sugar, Folks…by Mark Bittman

And It Begins…

So, for the last year, I’ve been struggling more with my weight than I would like.  It seems like decades ago that I won our departmental weight loss challenge- in actuality it was 5 years ago.  I’ve done a good job for the most part, but I’ve gained more fat than muscle over the last … More And It Begins…