Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Jul 20 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Kale
Leafy greens….you hear it all the time, right? Eat your green leafys. Greens are an excellent way to get in quality nutrition, bursting with nutrients. For a green that goes above and beyond in getting my daily dose of health I turn to the supe...
Jul 18 2011
Healthy Eating on the Fly
Do you have upcoming flight plans? Whether you are traveling for leisure or business, it is important to get a healthy jumpstart, starting at the airport! With all of the donut shops and fast food chains lining every terminal, it can be hard to...
Jul 15 2011
Healthy Eating: Game Day
As a dietitian for a professional sports team (Go Orlando Magic!), I enjoy my regular dose of fun sporting events. Isn’t it ironic that while the athletes are sweating it out on the court or field, we’re in the stands stuffing in the calories? ...
Jul 13 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt
I’m always looking for foods and snacks that satisfy, and protein is one way to satisfy hunger. When you think protein, your mind may go straight to meat, but there’s another way that is my favorite and also our superfood of the week: Greek Yog...
Jul 11 2011
Summer is one of my favorite seasons not only because of the great weather, but also because of the fresh foods that are in abundance. Some of my favorite produce such as berries and watermelon are available, which means refreshing and nutritio...
Jul 08 2011
MyPlate Or No Plate?
Have you been using MyPlate since it came out to help visualize portions and food groups on your plate? A few weeks ago, I covered an introduction to the MyPlate icon, after it was unveiled by the USDA. Now, it’s time to put the plate into act...
Jul 06 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Bananas
Bananas are America’s most popular fruit and the world’s most consumed food sold at the supermarket, so just by sheer popularity bananas are our superfood of the week! But never fear, bananas also have lots of nutritional benefit, too. The ...
Jul 05 2011
It's no secret that I am a big fan of popchips. I have written about them before and I just read an article in USA Today about the CEO of popchips, Keith Belling. He is completely dedicated to building the popchips brand, and in just over 2 year...
Jul 05 2011
He Likes It! Mickey Likes It!
Remember that old Life cereal commercial? Mickey is trying Life cereal and his brothers can't believe he is actually eating it? He Likes It! Mickey Likes It!How do we get our kids to eat healthy food---and actually enjoy it? My 2 year old Basi...
Jul 05 2011
Nutrition: It's A Matter of Fact
Welcome to March! Lots going on this month....St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and.........National Nutrition Month! I know you have been waiting all year for nutrition month! It is finally here!Nutrition is one thing that people are talking about al...