A dieter asked my impressions of the Richard Simmon’s Deal-A-Meal program.

I love your website and think you're doing a great service for the dietetics profession. I am also a registered dietitian with a Masters...

Does NutraSweet stimulate my food wants?

I am an insulin dependent diabetic on 40 units of Lente per day. This last year, I have been using NutraSweet (Equal) for a...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hypoglycemia?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hypoglycemia? The Diabetes Care & Education dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in...

My wife has been told by a naturopath/homeopath that she has...

Thanks for your excellent resource. Could you answer a question I have about my wife? She has been told by a naturopath/homeopath that she has...

I have a GI disorder known as Crohn’s disease. What do...

I have a GI disorder known as Crohn's disease. I am currently having a flare up and am on a liquid diet. What do...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have food allergies? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the...

I have morning sickness and am two months pregnant. What do...

I have morning sickness and am only about two months pregnant. This is my first pregnancy and I don't know what to eat to...

My doctor told me I should gain 20 to 24 pounds...

My doctor told me I should gain 20 to 24 pounds during my pregnancy. I just found out I'm pregnant and I was on...

My husband & I are trying to conceive and read that...

My question is regarding the B6 Vitamin. My husband & I are trying to conceive. I'm looking for the "natural" signs prior to ovulation....

Prior to discharge from the hospital, I was told to go...

I was told, prior to discharge from the hospital, to go on a "low-fat" diet. However, I don't have an appointment with either my...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have high blood pressure or have had a stroke? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition...

How serious is triglycerides at 545?

I'm in the process of applying for life insurance. I just received the blood test results back and there are 3 elevated items. I...

What foods can I eat when I have a cold?

What foods can I eat when I have a cold? COLDS, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS: Drink plenty of hot liquids. Water, tea, fruit juice, fruit drinks,...

I am undergoing Intron-A treatment for hepatitis C. The nurse in charge of the...

I am undergoing INTRON-A treatment for Hepatitis C. One of the possible side effects of the treatment is suppression of the bone marrow"s ability...

My twin girls are always sick. Are there foods to boost their immune systems?

I have twin girls who are 5 years old. Since they have started school it seems as if they are always kind of sick....

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders? The HIV / AIDS dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association...

What foods can I eat when I have the flu?

What foods can I eat when I have the flu? FLU, FEVER, VOMITING, DIARRHEA: If your symptoms include fever and/or vomiting, contact your doctor. The...

Please tell me how these terms relate to vitamins and minerals?

I am the exercise physiologist for Westinghouse Energy Center. I received this question via e-mail. I was wondering what your explanation would be? Please tell...

What foods naturally contain folic acid?

What foods naturally contain folic acid? Folic acid also called folacin is richly (>10% per 1 cup serving) found in spinach, asparagus, turnip greens, lima...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with kidney disease...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with kidney disease or high potassium blood levels? The Renal Dietitians dietetic practice group of the American...

What do you think about sugar-free hard candy and breath mints?

What do you think about sugar-free hard candy and breath mints? They're good tasting, low-calorie candies. Most sugar-free candy, gum and breath mints taste good....

Why do so many weight loss diets now push exercise?

Why do so many weight loss diets now push exercise? I really don't mind exercising, but I just seem to forget after a while....

I am desperate need of a weight loss and exercise program.

I'm in desperate need of a weight loss and exercise program. Could you help? First, use the Healthy Body Calculator® to see how many calories...