J. Wesley McWhorter, MS, RD, LD, CSCS
Wesley McWhorter is a professionally trained chef, registered dietitian, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. His experience includes corporate wellness, sport’s dietetics, school and hospital foodservice, fine dining, and working as a private chef.He holds degrees in culinary nutrition, dietetics, and nutrition and metabolism additionally he is pursuing a doctorate in public health with an emphasis in Health Behavior. Wesley currently teaches the Culinary Medicine courses at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. His research interests are in closing the divide between culinary literacy and nutrition education and policy.
(McWhorter JW*, Raber M, Sharma SV, Moore LS, Hoelscher DM. J Academy Nutrition Dietetics. 2019; 119(2):199-201.)
(McWhorter JW, Raber M, Sharma SV, Moore LS, Hoelscher DM; J Academy Nutr Dietetics; 2018)
Wesley McWhorter, MS, RD, spoke to FOX 26 News viewers about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, such as weight loss and relieving symptoms of depression.
Wesley McWhorter, MS, RD, was interviewed by KTRH Radio reporter Cliff Saunders about how to keep resolutions on eating healthier in the New Year.
While the myth that people gain seven to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas has been debunked, a recent study suggests that they do gain about a pound per holiday season – and that can add up to carrying an extra 20 pounds into middle age.
With a strict diet, frequent exercise and regular rest and recuperation — along with a blessed set of genes — many men can achieve a well-toned physique no matter what age they are. It takes a change in attitude and a lot of willpower, they say, but the rewards are great.
These days, sugar is often blamed for causing obesity, high blood pressure, poor cholesterol, and even chronic conditions. With all the negativity surrounding added sugar, alternatives are becoming increasingly popular in recipes and store shelves. Stevia, date sugar, and erythritol, a sugar alcohol, are three popular natural sweeteners found in food.