Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
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...
Mar 23 2012
New Product Alert! – KIND Healthy Grains
You have undoubtedly noticed the recent increase in the number of gluten free products available in super markets nowadays. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, one in 133 people in the United States has Celiac Disease for which the trea...
Mar 22 2012
Super Nutrient of the Week: Antioxidants
Antioxidants are small, but they pack a huge punch when fighting off disease! These super nutrients help to protect your body from various diseases like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. They also play a role in helping our immune systems st...
Mar 19 2012
Super Nutrient of the Week: Vitamin A
You hear about antioxidants all of the time, and having a varied diet, rich in fruits and vegetables proves to be beneficial because each food provides different amounts of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants needed for certain body functions....
Mar 19 2012
Healthy Fats are In – Fat Free is Out!
Despite years of the anti-fat sentiment, it’s becoming clear that more and more research suggests that the right kinds of fats can make you healthier! More food and beverage companies have even caught on to this trend by emphasizing the good fa...
Mar 16 2012
Is Exercise Making You Fat?
We're already months in to the New Year. Did you vow that this would be the year that you’re going to lose weight? Have you signed up for a road race, whether it be a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon, because you know that more exercise ...
Mar 14 2012
Super Nutrient of the Week: Omega 3’s
You probably know at least one person in your life who is taking fish oil, also known as omega 3 fatty acids, but maybe don’t understand why they take it or maybe even the need for it. I will clear up the mystery and highlight the numerous nutr...