Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Feb 02 2011
Super Bowl 2011: Healthy Snack Ideas
Super Bowl Sunday could easily be renamed Super Snack Sunday. Most people don’t sit down to a meal while they’re watching the game—they are much more likely to fill up on snacks like pizza, wings, and chips and dips. You might start a riot if y...
Jan 31 2011
Eating To Prevent Cancer
Cancer is scary because we don’t always know why people get it. Over the years, cancer prevalence has increased greatly, and that’s partially because of lifestyle behaviors that we as a nation have adopted. Although cancer may occur because of ...
Jan 27 2011
Eat Light, Eat Often
Energy and performance are very important in my day-to-day work. In order to be an efficient full-time worker and full-time mom, I need to make sure I’m at the top of my game to provide the best for my family. For many people, the first go-to en...
Jan 26 2011
My First Visit to the ER
In my 36 years of life, not once have I had to visit an ER. That is, until a few weeks ago when I came down with a nasty stomach virus. I was so sick I made the decision to break down and get an IV and some anti-nausea meds. I am still not...
Jan 24 2011
Portion Control: How Big is That Plate?
Are you eating healthy, but still not seeing the results you’ve been hoping for? The reason could be portion sizes! Food portions have increased to two or three times of what’s recommended without us even realizing it. In order to get control o...
Jan 20 2011
Strategic Grocery Shopping
Healthy eating starts at your home, but in order to ensure that your home will be stocked with nutritious food you need to first learn how to shop strategically in the grocery store! Grocery shopping can be pretty overwhelming. With the nev...
Jan 18 2011
Don't Let Stress Affect Your Health
My clients often see me to increase their energy, improve their performance, and lose those extra pounds. To reach these goals the first things that usually come to mind are eating well and exercising. This is definitely the right place to star...
Jan 14 2011
Simple Ways to be Thin by Spring
Rather than focusing on the traditional New Year’s resolutions that are often a distant memory by March, this year, try making a few super simple changes that will provide long lasting benefits. Small changes100 calories per day = 10 lbs. pe...
Jan 12 2011
Healthy Restaurant Eating
PTQGNTDJCYNV - Is it possible to eat healthy at restaurants? Absolutely! But it does take some careful ordering and possibly some discipline. Many of my clients do great when they’re cooking at home, but once that menu is in their hands, their ...
Jan 07 2011
Meals in a Flash
photo courtesy of IkescsWith the hectic lifestyles that we all lead, healthy eating can often take a back seat to other obligations, like family, work, hobbies and everyday living. All these can make it hard for individuals to plan healthy and...