Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Many so-called nutrition experts tell you to cut out entire food groups or focus on just a few “superfoods.” While it’s true that some foods offer more nutrient bang for your buck, it’s really how we put all those foods together on a plate that makes the difference.
Friday, February 3, 2017
How many sodas do you drink every day? One? Two? Five?
Monday, October 24, 2016
Even before I became a mother of two, Halloween was always one of my three favorite holidays (Christmas and Independence Day round out the list). I love the costumes, the decorations and the memories. But if you are like me, you worry about candy overload.
Friday, August 5, 2016
Did you know that only one in three children are physically active every day? Making matters worse, nearly one-third of high school students play video or computer games for an average of three or more hours on an average school day. Three or more hours!
Friday, June 24, 2016
We may all scream for ice cream, but it’s time to start saying yay for yogurt. Yogurt shops are popping up all across the country, and for good reason. Yogurt is a tasty treat that can help you get the nutrients you need every day. When was the last time you could say that about other desserts?
Friday, April 22, 2016
As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I’ve dedicated my life to understanding food and nutrition. It’s a complex field. Yet some of the advice I hear and read is too simple. “4 foods you should never eat!” “The one simple trick to help you shed belly fat!”
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Improve what you eat and focus on being active: Two simple ideas from the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the science-based advice that helps all of us make choices that add up to better nutrition and lifelong w
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The National Dairy Council is turning 100 this year. We’re celebrating with 100 things we love about dairy.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
As football season commences, I’m planning game day watch-a-thons with my dad, who’s a diehard fan of all things sports. Like many other families, we can’t have a social event without being surrounded by awesome food, and being a football fan often means tailgating four days per week.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ok, so you’re a young, up and coming 20-ish adult, right? Maybe out on your own for the first time? Not surprisingly, eating is an important part of survival and socializing with friends, but most likely, your budget is tight, right?
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