Susan Burke March

Food, Nutrition, and Your Health columnist Susan Burke March moved to Cuenca after 35 years as a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator in the United States. She currently serves as the Country Representative from Ecuador for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Susan helps people attain better weight and health, and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions that can be improved with smart lifestyle modifications. Contact her at SusantheDietitian@gmail.com.
Vitamin B12 — facts and fallacies

Vitamin B12 — facts and fallacies

As always, before starting to work with a new client, I ask them to first send back a fairly comprehensive medical and lifestyle (diet and activity) survey. Alice (not her real name) wrote that her goals were to lose weight and eat better — she wanted to feel better about what she was eating....

Really? Low-carb fights the pandemic?

Really? Low-carb fights the pandemic?

By Ted Kyle Like a dog with a bone, Nina Teicholz is not ready to let it go. She has a point to make and a book to sell. It’s all about pushing everyone to eat a low-carb diet. No matter what the problem, we find her telling us that low-carb diets, with plenty of saturated fats, are the answer....

The Languedoc: From Cathars to Cassoulet

The Languedoc: From Cathars to Cassoulet

By Giovanni Cambizaca The last time I was in France, I stayed in a small village in the Haute Garonne, midway between Toulouse and the Pyrenees. One morning, I had an early start to take some friends to catch a train in Narbonne, and on the way back I decided to visit the Cathar castle at...

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