Online Breast Cancer Support Network

   Home    Foundation    News    Newsletter    Resources    Sign-In    Tributes    Press    Store
Sign up for our Monthly Email Pink Power
Celebrate In Pink -- Distinctive Pink Ribbon Celebrationware
Walk for Hope
www.patientresource.net
Pink-Link Story at darynkagan.com
Pink-Link Announcements 

We want to help you keep informed of Pink-Link breast cancer announcements. Check back frequently to keep up to date.

If you have announcements to share and are a Pink-Link Member, Click Here.

If you are not a Pink-Link member, register here to become a member - it's free!

Articles by Janice Baker, dietician Announcements

Salad Bar Saavy

December 4, 2008
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian

Salad bars, whether as a dining out option or a takeout choice at the supermarket can be a great option for those watching their weight or a calorie laden minefield!  Although a great deal of the offerings are nutrient rich and low calorie fruits and vegetables, it doesn’t take much to make an otherwise healthy salad contain the caloric and fat equivalent of a cheeseburger and fries.  Let’s review some pointers to make sure your trips to the salad bar don’t sideline your weight management progress.

Read More

The Good Kind of Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 28, 2008
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE

   
 The great nutritional qualities of oats, beans and nuts are just one reason to take the time to prepare and enjoy this recipe. Even chocolate, in small amounts, provides healthy nutrients – especially dark chocolate.  So here is a cookie recipe that includes all of these.  With a glass of milk (regular or soy), two of these cookies also make a delicious and filling quick breakfast!
 

Read More

Too Tired? The Importance of Sleep for Weight Control and Health

June 4, 2008
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE

In my nutrition consultation and therapy practice, one of the first questions I ask all of my clients is: “how is your sleep?”  This may sound like an odd question coming from a registered dietitian, but more and more reasons to consider the effects of poor quality or lack of sleep are popping up all the time!

Read More

Sleep Away Your Excess Weight!

January 31, 2008
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian

Of all of the gadgets, supplements, potions and secret weight loss formulas, research is finding that  one of the most effective ways to manage and lose weight is to get a good night’s sleep.   

Read More

Eating for Your Lifestyle

October 13, 2007
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian

If you have decided on your nutrition goals and know what you are supposed to reach them, congratulations!  But how do you keep up with healthy eating habits in the “real world”?   With our busy lives, here are some tips to help you keep on track.

 

Read More

Celebrate Salads

August 5, 2007
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian

    
As the weather warms up, we tend to want to spend less time over a hot stove for our meals.  And many of us are also trying to lighten up our meals to get in shape for the summer season.  Salads are a great way to do both, as well as fit in generous servings of nutrient packed produce.  Here are some tips and a recipe to help get you started!
 

Read More

Nutrition and Skin Protection

March 26, 2007
by Janice Baker, R.D., CDE

     Protecting your skin against excess sun exposure is the most important part of reducing your risk of skin cancer.  We also know that other factors are important in risk reduction, such as avoiding tanning booths, using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF rating of 15 or greater – reapplied frequently, avoiding smoking and annual skin cancer exams with a dermatologist who can show you how to do monthly skin examinations at home. 

 

Read More

Lots to Love about Potatoes!

March 2, 2007
by Janice Baker, R.D., CDE

     In spite of the bad rap that potatoes get from some fad diets, potatoes are loaded with healthful nutrients. Among the U.S. population, potatoes make up almost half of the vegetables consumed.  Unfortunately, most of those potatoes are eaten as French fries, which are high in fat, calories and sodium.  However, with a few changes, your potato dishes can contribute to a healthful, tasty and satisfying diet. 

 

Read More

Making the Most of Dessert

January 23, 2007
by Janice Baker, M.B.A., R.D., CDE, Registered Dietitian

Most of us look forward to dessert, me included!  Desserts, being sweet, creamy, and delicious, are some of our favorite comfort foods. Unfortunately, desserts are usually high in calories and low in nutrients.  The trick is to save the rich desserts for truly special occasions and to make other desserts a nutritious part of your diet. 

 

Read More

Back to Announcements Index
FAQ  -  Newsletter  -  Contact Us  -  Site Map  -  Privacy Policy -  Financial Disclosure -  Disclaimer -  Links  -  Banners
Copyright 2005-2010 Pink-Link. All Rights Reserved. 501(c)3 Tax ID#20-2884742