Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
May 20 2011
Healthy Cooking Swaps
As a dietitian and food enthusiast, one of my favorite things to do is cook and bake. To me, there’s nothing better than finding a unique recipe and creating it from scratch. Often times I have trouble deciding on a recipe; there are so many de...
May 18 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Oats
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so if you’re eating it (as you should), make it full of health and nutrition! My go-to way of incorporating a deliciously healthy breakfast into my day is to include oats. Either as...
May 16 2011
Food Tips for a Busy Week
The idea of eating healthy gets a bad rap when it comes to providing meals in a pinch. A lot of people have the idea that preparing healthy food is time consuming—but it doesn’t have to be! So before you pull into the drive-through for a meal o...
May 13 2011
Beware of Liquid Calories
We all know the importance of watching the calories we eat, but have you ever stopped to consider the calories you drink? Liquid calories can add up quickly and oftentimes they don’t contribute any nutritional benefits (especially if you don’t p...
May 11 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Tomatoes
Summer is around the corner and that means: tomatoes! Tomatoes go well on so many things: sandwiches, salads, pasta, chicken, Mexican food—you name it! They are tasty and satisfying, and with its many uses it is one of the most multipurpose fru...
May 09 2011
Staying Healthy on the Job
Are you eating well at home but being tempted by office treats? Clients often tell me that they have healthy home eating down to a science, but they have trouble staying on track when they’re in the office. With office snacks and unhealthy ven...
May 06 2011
Spring Cleaning: Cleaning Your Pantry
It’s that time of year again: Spring Cleaning! It’s the time every year to rid yourself of the old and bring in the new. Maybe you’re clearing out old clothes, papers and electronics…but what about food? Make your spring-cleaning not only a purge ...
May 04 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Avocado
The “Stinking Rose,” the “Alligator Pear”: You might think twice about trying these foods if you only heard their strange nicknames. But don’t be fooled by these colloquialisms. Otherwise you’d be missing out on some amazing tastes and even bet...
Apr 25 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Salmon
There’s a lot of hype right now about omega-3 fatty acids, which is leaving many people confused. Why do we need them? How do we get them? What’s the best form? Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that are found naturally in various foods,...
Apr 22 2011
Earth Day 2011: Going Green With Your Food Choices
Going green is more than just reducing your carbon footprint. It may help you improve your diet. The key is to start small by incorporating changes step by step into your daily life. A great book of reference is Go Green Get Lean by Kate Geaga...