Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Mar 23 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Beans
Want to know my secret way of adding large quantities of fiber and protein into my diet with one simple food? The answer: beans! Whenever I’m in need of a good dose of fiber, protein, nutrients, and flavor I look to this week’s superfood, and o...
Mar 21 2011
The Small Change Diet
The newest diet book on the market is one of the smartest ones ever written. Are you tired of making drastic changes to your lifestyle, only to get burnt out and then go back to even worse habits? Keri Gans, Registered Dietitian, saw that i...
Mar 16 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Quinoa
Looking for plant based protein? There are many non-meat foods out there that provide great sources of protein to fuel the body and give us needed strength. There is one food in particular that is a staple in my diet due to its nutritional ben...
Mar 14 2011
Tips to Curb Your Cravings
One of the most challenging things about eating healthy and keeping fit is fighting off your food cravings! I am a chocolate lover myself, so I understand how hard it can be to deny myself my favorite treat. So how can we stop ourselves from o...
Mar 11 2011
Superfood of the Week: The Health Benefits of Pomegranates
Want a fruit that tastes great, is healthy and can be used as a beautiful garnish? Try this week’s superfood: pomegranates! Pomegranates are a deliciously healthy fruit that have been gaining popularity for their great taste and amazing health ...
Mar 09 2011
It's Registered Dietitian Day!
What’s an RD? If you didn’t know already, RD day is on March 9. This is the day that we recognize the leading experts in food and nutrition, our registered dietitians (RDs). A Registered Dietitian is a credentialed authority and the leading ...
Mar 07 2011
Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother: Health or Hype?
Have you ever found a product that is completely new to you? There are some very unique foods out there—many that you have never heard of or even thought could exist! I recently spoke with someone who wanted to know more about apple cider vineg...
Mar 04 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Almonds
When it comes to eating well, that means eating a variety of carbohydrates, proteins,andfats. The word fat scares off many people, but it’s an essential part of our diets. Fat keeps our bodies functioning properly, provides cushioning for our orga...
Mar 02 2011
National Nutrition Month: Eat Right With Color!
March is upon us, which you may or may not realize is a very important month for dietitians everywhere. It is National Nutrition Month! This year’s theme is “Eat Right With Color.” What does that mean? Simply add colorful foods to your plate....
Feb 28 2011
Is There Anything Healthy in the Vending Machine?
We’ve all been there. It's three in the afternoon and your eyes are drooping as your energy starts to fall. This can only mean one thing: it’s time for a snack! Since you’ve eaten all of the food you brought from home already, there’s only one ...