Protein

Dear Dietitian, Can you tell me how much protein I need in a day? I’ve looked this up on the internet and get several different answers.      Need to know Dear Need to know: Our bodies need protein to…

Catapult Zucchini Day declared!

Sandy Holthaus I received several Facebook notices that Aug. 8, is National “Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbors Porch” Day. Thank goodness my neighbors love me too much to bring on such torture, …

Tornado hit Atwater

Mark Anthony Meteorologist Weather column: Severe weather moved across portions of Minnesota on Friday into Friday night. A weak EF-0 tornado hit Atwater in Kandiyohi County on Friday evening. There w…

The trap of night eating

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Dietitian, I have lost 20 pounds, and I’m very proud of my accomplishment. I know I have to develop healthy habits in order to keep the weight off.  My problem is I e…

Homebody

Well its finally happened to me. I am a homebody. I can’t help it, I just love being at home. It’s quiet and peaceful. We have no visible neighbors and we can only hear cars from a distance. There are…