Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Apr 16 2012
Why You Should Juice
Do you have a juicer collecting dust in your pantry? It may be time to dust it off and give it a whirl! I just recently started juicing and absolutely love it. Juicing allows you to pack more fruits and vegetables into your day thus helping y...
Apr 12 2012
Loving on Some Soy
What do you think of when you think of soy? Tofu? Soy milk? Edamame? Are you turning up your nose in disgust or reading on with excitement because you love soy? You don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat soy. In Asian countries tofu is often ser...
Apr 11 2012
Super Food of the Week: Papaya
There may be no better way to start a day than with a bowl of ripe papaya cut into chunks! This bright orange fruit is easy to digest, tastes great, and has a ton of nutritional benefits! That’s why papaya just happens to be my super food of th...
Apr 09 2012
Super Food of the Week: Raisins
When thinking of fruits and veggies, you may automatically think fresh, but dried fruit can actually count too. Raisins are one of the most popular dried fruits today. These simple fruits make a convenient snack and are easy to tuck into a lunch b...
Apr 09 2012
Leftovers: Do you eat them or trash them?
It’s evident that food prices are continuing to rise, and it’s easy to use that as excuse to not eat healthy. Do you know one of the biggest food costs? Throwing food away! Either we let it go bad without using it soon enough or we throw away e...
Apr 04 2012
Easter Candy 411
After Halloween, Easter is the second largest candy eating holiday. When it comes to candy, there really isn’t one candy that is better than the other. At the end of the day to prevent packing on the pounds, it all comes down to calories. Many ...
Apr 02 2012
Celebrate National PB&J Day!
Do you know what is celebrated on April 2? It’s doubtful you’ll get a day off of school or work for it, but it certainly is a fun one to celebrate! Historically this popular sandwich all started during WWII when American soldiers mixed their rat...
Mar 29 2012
Super Food of the Week: Onions
One of my favorite foods to cook with and a great way to enhance flavor is with onions. Onions are the foundation to many recipes and almost always one of the first ingredients to go into my pan at home. Raw or cooked, onions add a ton of flavo...
Mar 28 2012
Frozen Food: Quick, Convenient, and Nutritious!
March is a busy month with it being National Nutrition Month, National Athletic Training Month, St. Patrick’s Day Month,and let’s not forget National Frozen Foods Month! The National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is encouragi...
Mar 26 2012
Mother Nature Knows Best
When it comes to food, Mother Nature knows best! I recently featured some of my favorite naturally nutrient rich foods on The Daily Buzz national morning show. Check out the clip and read below for more details and recipe links. PotatoesAt 11...