Out with the old: Saying goodbye to 90’s nutrition advice

In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions and goals, I thought I’d share this really great article I found recently on nutrition “myths.”   Fitness Magazine interviewed registered dietitians on how their perspectives on healthy eating have changed over time.  These RD’s talk about some of the conventional wisdom regarding nutrition coming out of recent decades, … Continue reading Out with the old: Saying goodbye to 90’s nutrition advice

An elderly woman died in a nursing home because staff refused to perform CPR

Just heard about this horrible story tonight.  An 87-year-old woman died of a heart attack after she passed out in an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, CA.  The nurse who was on duty called 911 but refused to perform CPR, because it was the facility's policy. The link: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0304-senior-dispatcher-20130304,0,43655.story This story made me angry in … Continue reading An elderly woman died in a nursing home because staff refused to perform CPR