Monthly Archives: August 2010

Top 10 Grilling Tips to Avoid Carcinogens

Samantha Heller MS RD For many of us summer is the season for outdoor BBQs, grilling and fun.  In fact we love grilling so much that the USDA reports that over half of Americans say they are cooking outdoors and … Continue reading

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The Pros & Cons of Tweeting What You’re Eating.

Samantha Heller MS RD In a recent Good Morning America appearance I was asked the pros and cons of tweeting what you eat. Here is what I did not have time to say during the show. Pros 1. Keeping a … Continue reading

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A New Lesson As Old As Time

My sister gave me a talking alarm clock. You have to say “Hello Moshi” to it and it will respond.  If it feels like it. If you ask nicely.  Moshi definitely has an attitude. She gets testy if you don’t … Continue reading

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My Mom Has Dementia

Samantha Heller MS RD My Mom, who will be 91 in a few weeks, has dementia. It feels weird sharing that information with people, still, after more than three years, but less weird than it used to. I know many … Continue reading

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The Full of Beans Blog

Samantha Heller MS RD Beans are a super healthy, super versatile, super affordable food.  Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper  and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk for diabetes1, heart disease2, … Continue reading

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