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Diet Diva
Diet Diva

Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus. 

  • Nov 23 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Turkey

    At last, it's turkey time again! It seems that turkey is ignored 10 months out of the year until the holiday season arrives, but with the nutritional benefits this lean protein provides, people should start thinking about including it more ofte...

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  • Nov 21 2011

    Spice Up Your Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed potatoes are a dinner favorite at my house and you don’t have to twist my arm too hard for me to make them! Potatoes often get a reputation for being a “bad food” but potatoes are actually a really nutrient rich food! It’s a surp...

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  • Nov 18 2011

    Try to Guess: Myth or Fact

    Just about every day some new nutrition advice is in the media or magazines, or your friends tell you they’ve heard something from the guy at the gym. Confused about who to believe? Here are five things you may or may not have heard of, but I’...

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  • Nov 18 2011

    Stay Slim in the Holiday Season

    It's that time of year again: Food is tempting you as holiday parties fill your calendar, but you’re concerned about fitting into your little red dress!How about focusing on how to eatbetweenthose parties to keep you on track this holiday seas...

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  • Nov 16 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Cranberries

    Tis the season for giving thanks and family feasts! I love Thanksgiving and look forward to the great food that the month of November has to offer . . . turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and don’t forget the cranberries! This is one of my f...

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  • Nov 14 2011

    Foodily App

    At the end of a long work day, do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for dinner? Believe me, I have been there numerous times, especially if it is one of those days where nothing sounds good. Well, have I got a solution for you! A Fun F...

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  • Nov 11 2011

    Digestive Disturbances

    Do digestive disturbances rule your life? Nothing is worse than a stomach issue that leaves you feeling bloated, uncomfortable, constipated, or gassy. Approximately 60-70 million Americans experience these problems every day. While many believe...

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  • Nov 07 2011

    Fuel Up to Play 60

    Childhood obesity is skyrocketing today with statistics showing that nearly one in three American children/teens is being classified in the overweight and obese categories. It is now the number one health concern parent’s face today topping dru...

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  • Nov 04 2011

    Shape Your Baby’s Diet

    Is your child a picky eater? Does he or she dislike or spit out their vegetables when you try to feed them? Would you believe me if I told you that this could be due to what you ate during your pregnancy? Recent studies have shown that in o...

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  • Nov 02 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Pecans

    Nuts are high on my list of favorite superfoods. They're full of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats that keep our bodies going strong, and they taste great too! I love all types of nuts, especially those that can really make a difference in o...

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MS, RD, CSSD, LD/N

Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.

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