Blogs by Author: Sherri Watters

Fructose and Cancer Growth

08.12.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

Sherri suggests focusing less on buzz words like fructose and glucose, and more on developing a healthy diet.

Childhood Obesity

07.30.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

Sherri discusses the childhood obesity problem and how culture contributes to the epidemic.

Study: Fish Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

07.23.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[1]

Family Life Food Services Coordinator Sherri Watters says omega-3s should be part of a healthy diet. And yes, they are fats.

Focus on Nutrition, Not Calories

07.16.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

A new survey suggests our nutritional IQ as Americans is lacking. But Family Life Food Services Coordinator Sherri Watters says don't get bogged down counting calories.

Relay For Life

07.09.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

Join Family Life at the Relay For Life in Hammondsport, NY on Friday, July 9, 2010. Food Services Coordinator Sherri Watters will be there to give tips to help you lead a healthy lifestyle and prevent cancer.

New Government Food Guidelines

06.18.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[1]

A new government advisory panel has suggested nutritional points to help cut calories while providing necessary nutrients.

Cereal and Health Claims

06.11.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[1]

Listen Here: Download MP3 The Federal Trade Commission recently called out the Kellogg’s Company for claiming that Rice Krispies cereal could improve children’s immunity. Sherri gives her take and gives you some ...

Study: Food Ads Can Make You Fat

06.04.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[2]

Scientists have found that anyone trying to maintain a two-thousand calorie per-day diet with just the foods advertised on TV would get a gut-busting amount of fat, sugar and salt.

Pesticides and ADHD

05.28.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[1]

A new study finds kids fed fruits and veggies laced with pesticides may run a higher risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Nuts and Cholesterol

05.21.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

A new study shows eating nuts could improve blood cholesterol levels.

Should the Government Limit Your Salt Intake?

05.07.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

Family Life Chef Sherri Watters gives her opinion about whether the government should step in and regulate the amount of salt in food. She also gives you some tips to take charge when it comes to salt intake.

Chocolate and Depression

04.30.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

If you're feeling down and reaching for the chocolate, here's some healthy ways to satisfy those cravings.

Sugar and High Cholesterol

04.23.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[1]

A new study from "The Journal of the American Medical Association" found that people who ate lots of sugar had higher levels of triglycerides and LDL (or bad) cholesterol, as well as lower levels of HDL (or good) cholesterol. Listen ...

Preventing Alzheimer's

04.16.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[2]

Listen Here: Download MP3 Sherri Watters talks about a study published in the journal "Archives of Neurology" that could provide insight into how a healthy diet can prevent Alzheimer's disease. The study can be found here: ...

The Wonders of Dark Chocolate

04.02.10 | Sherri Watters | Comments[0]

Listen Here: Download MP3 Did you know a little dark chocolate a day can be good for your ...