Take the Nutrition Test

99 out of 100 Americans don’t meet even minimum standards of a balanced diet, according to national nutrition surveys. However, 90% think they are doing OK. How’s your diet? Take the test from my San Diego Living segment on November 3rd:...

Avoid That Sugar Belly!

You’ve heard of a beer belly. Get ready to hear about a sugar belly. Americans are eating more added sugar than any animal has ever eaten in the history of the planet. Research is coming out almost daily showing that our sugar glut is linked to obesity, diabetes,...

Watermelon Salsa Recipe

Here is one of the delicious recipes served at my presentation yesterday to the Meredith Corp editors in Des Moines (ie., Better Homes & Gardens for one) Watermelon Salsa Ingredients: 3 cups finely chopped seedless watermelon 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber,...

I need food and mood stories

I am working on my next book and need stories about how food has affected your mood, good and bad. If you are interested in being part of the book, email me at esomer@earthlink.net and I’ll send you a copy of the questionnaire. Thanks for your help!!