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Tina is also a writer for The Tampa Tribune, one of the nation’s top 50 newspapers. She covers nutrition, food, cooking, diet and Baby Boomer health. Her articles are compelling, motivating, science-based and empowering. Tina’s stories are also syndicated online, where they’re read by millions around the globe.


June 8, 2013

The Best Online Resources for Baby Boomer Health

Living longer doesn’t necessarily equate to living a healthier life. According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers found that Baby Boomers – once dubbed “The Healthiest Generation” because they have the longest life expectancy of any previous generation – are now plagued by the burden of chronic illness including diabetes, hypertension, obesity [...]

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March 9, 2013

Weight, Health and the Science of Nutrigenomics

Several weeks ago, I found myself in Orlando, Florida at the North American Veterinary Association Conference, the first veterinary conference of the calendar year, and the venue where the most current veterinary medical and product advances are released. The conference hosts more 15,000 attendees from 70 countries and features hands-on wet laboratories, hundreds of speakers, [...]

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January 2, 2013

Food Trends for 2013

During my two decades as a Registered Dietitian, I’ve seen some rather unusual food trends come and go. This year, the trends I see emerging are rational and could become a permanent part of our lifestyle. So, based on the crystal ball I have in my office, here’s what I predict for 2013: Pay it [...]

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December 8, 2012

Juicing Popular, Despite Controversy

While in the housewares section of a major department store, I watched a woman buy three, high-end juicers for $340 each. She spoke with the cashier about the benefit of juicing as though it were the guarantor of good health. A proven regimen to cleanse, detoxify and slow the aging process. For me, this was [...]

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November 2, 2012

Preparing for Emergencies: What You Need to Know

Last week, hurricane Sandy left a wake of devastation in her path, taking lives, destroying homes and incurring economic losses projected to be somewhere between $20 and $60 billion. For those of us living in a hurricane-prone state, we can relate to the trauma a natural disaster brings, and being prepared for one is essential, [...]

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